Best Pakistani dramas of 2018 that should not be missed are all those dramas which had the best script and were executed equally well on screen. This year we saw quite a few ground-breaking dramas on Pakistani television channels. These dramas were widely appreciated, others got critical acclaim but failed to win over the masses perhaps because they were distressing and did not sugarcoat reality. This year also marked the comeback of family dramas which was truly refreshing.
Pakistan television industry has given many beautiful and memorable serials to the country and to the world. Their serials are loved by the audiences of neighbouring countries and the world. Let’s take a look on the top 10 most popular best Pakistani dramas of 2018.
Best Pakistani Dramas of 2018 list
1. Aangan (ARY Digital)
Aangan can easily be termed as the best Pakistani drama of the year. Aangan was written by Faiza Iftikhar and directed by Qasim Ali Mureed. It is one such drama that turned out to be everyone’s cup of tea because of the story and content it had to offer. Faiza Iftikhar penned down the story of every single Pakistani household that is why it turned out to be the favourite drama of all those viewers who tuned to it.
Aangan can be summed up as a story of a huge Punjabi family sticking together through tough times & at times falling apart only to get back stronger than ever before. Aangan had everything to offer; from beautifully relatable characters to comedy, to social messages that were conveyed brilliantly and some emotional moments – it was like living a journey with all those beautiful people and that is why Aangan deserves to be labelled as one of the Best Pakistani dramas of 2018.
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2. Dil Mom Ka Diya (ARY digital)
It is written by Saira Raza and Directed by Shahid Shahfat. Dil Mom Ka Diya is the story of a family where an elder brother, looks after all the siblings. He gets married to a self-centered and careless girl. Instead of acting sensibly in taking care of household duties she creates a rift with all the family members. It is known as a best Pakistani dramas of 2018.
Meanwhile, Ulfat also opposes this proposal, considering it a threat to her supremacy in the house. But despite all odds, Tamkinat gets married to Azhar and acts very responsibly knowing that her cousin Ulfat has behaved very badly in the family. Farhat, played by Alizay Shah, is the younger sister of Ulfat facing all the hardships of life. Akmal, played by Hasam Khan, is Afzal’s youngest brother who is against Ulfat.
3. Aisi Ha Tanhai (ARY digital)
Aisi Ha Tanhai another block baster drama by ARY digital. This drama based on current young generation picture sharing and romance on mobiles. MMS Scandal the most popular term used now a days. Aisi ha tanhai based on this MMS Scandal based drama story. Every parents and young generation must watch this drama and this drama really have different topic.
And writer took a brave decision to make this type of drama which also the major issue in young generation life. Sonya Hussain, Sami Khan, Adnan Jillani, Nadia Khan and Saba Pervez is including in cast. Very emotional and heart touching story of Aisi ha Tanahi story. All the charterer also performed give their best.
4. Khamoshi (Hum)
Khamoshi is a latest drama serial by Hum TV and you know better Hum Channel dramas well-known due to their quality in Pakistani Drama & Entertainment industry. Momina Duraid Productions Presents Khamoshi on HUM TV Starring Affan Waheed, Bilal Khan, Iqra Aziz, Zara Noor Abbas, Syed Mohsin Raza Gilani, Tauqeer Nasir, Zehra Shah, Sajida Syed, Maryam Mirza, Fazal, Rashida Tabassum, Azra Mansoor, Saife Hasan, Nida Mumtaz.
Khamoshi drama revolves surrounding two sisters, Zara Noor Abbas and Iqra Aziz, who are completely different from each other. In drama Zara Noor showing simple and good girl where other side younger sister, Iqra Aziz is greedy and miser, Who is also jealous from Zara Noor elder sister.
5. Dar Si Jati Hei Sila (Hum)
Dar Si Jati Hei Sila was powerful, hard-hitting, relevant and definitely the kind of drama which educates and engages at the same time. It was written by Bee Gul and directed by Kashif Nisar. It focused on many social issues from the complications arising from arranged marriages to the limitations and drawbacks of a joint family system.
This drama artfully and un apologetically highlighted many important issues which are most often brushed under the carpet or are not dealt with too seriously. The writer Bee Gul’s layered and meaningful script coupled with Kashif Nisar’s immaculate direction and some of the most impressive performances by all the actors involved made this drama one of those very few plays this year which had a lasting impression.
6. Khudgarz (ARY digital)
Khudgarz is one such drama that gives you a multi-dimensional insight into human emotions. It was written by Rida Bilal and directed by Yasir Nawaz. Khudgarz happens to be a story of revenge and redemption, from being lost and bitter to finding a purpose and being on a journey of self-discovery, from having extreme hatred to experiencing what it is like to selflessly love people.
Khudgarz had so much to offer and despite being a little different than what the viewers are usually used to watching, this drama rightfully garnered recognition because of the way it was executed. Rida Bilal wrote the characters in such a way that the viewers had never seen before, Yasir Nawaz directed it in such a way that turned this script into a masterpiece.
7. Haara Dil (Aplus)
Aplus channel also releasing good dramas serial from last couple of years. Here another they added a good drama in Tv industry list. Haara dil story have also very different love story which you would like the all scenario of drama. One side the girl from poor family and the hero Danish Taimoor belongs to rich family. Both love eachother and want marry. Hara Dil is in the list of best Pakistani Dramas of 2018.
drama. Right now only 3 episodes on air and getting lot of fame from all the world where Pakistani dramas watching. The cast including Danish Taimoor, Mahmood Aslam, Hiba Bukhari, Shaheen Khan, Rabya Kulsoom, Rameez Siddiqui, Seemi Pasha.
8. Abh Dekh Khuda Kiya Karta Hain (Geo)
Ab dekh khuda kiya karta hai as written by Syed Ameer Ali Shah Hussaini and directed by Syed Ali Raza Usama. Ab Dekh Khuda Kiya Karta Hai is based on the life of a fraudulent businessman Jan-e-Alam who manipulates young innocent girls who are chronically jobless, by giving them a job and subjecting them to improper advances.
Many women working under Jan-e-Alam are constantly harassed, subjected to assaults, and slandered when they refuse the advances of their boss. Maryam, the female protagonist, also gets victimized by him. In a society, where it is so easy for a young girl to lose her dignity and to stain her reputation because of uncontrollable circumstances, will Maryam ever get riddance from sick minded Jan-e-Alam? Will karma ever teach him a lesson? From here onwards, unfolds a story of abuse, shame and survival.
9. Suno Chanda (HUM)
Suno Chanda was a delightful, entertaining and gripping Ramazan special show. Which was written by Saima Akram Chaudhry and directed by Aehsun Talish. The overall concept of the show was somewhat like Aangan but unlike Aangan, it did not have a lot of underlying messages and was pure entertainment. Jiya and Arsal , the main protagonists, were the primary attraction of the show.
Farhan Saeed and Iqra Aziz’s on-screen chemistry and the way their narrative had been penned down as well as executed made their story a delight to watch. The witty and humorous script made every episode a must-watch. The child star Sami Khan who played DJ’s role in the show simply nailed his character. This drama also had a beautiful OST which was just as delightful as the drama itself.
10. Meri Guriya (ARY digital)
Meri Gurya is in this list of top best Pakistani dramas of 2018. Because it is not like the other dramas which dealt with child abuse in the recent past. This one shows how the mind of a child rapist and murderer works and the way he operates. It also shows how important it is for the victim’s family to fight for justice in whatever way possible and never give up.
There are times when you feel that the writer has taken inspiration from Udaari too but overall the final product is nothing short of impressive. It has powerful characters, a solid story line, immaculate direction and most importantly some of the most strong female leads we have seen in recent times.