Are Pakistani writers trying to normalize the wrongdoings?

Are Pakistani writers trying to normalize the wrongdoings?
The dramas with problematic storyline.

The debate on Pakistani writers trying to normalize the wrongdoings have been going on in recent times. The storyline of the serials aired revolve on marital affairs, disloyalty, lying, second marriages, abusive in-laws, etc.

The Pakistani drama industry has been trying hard to gain its recognition but it looks like it will fail because our writers have no new storyline. The industry which was gaining popularity is now losing it because Pakistani writers are justifying all the wrongdoings.

Be it Mere Pass Tum Ho or Jhooti, etc the writers are portraying that you can leave your husband if he is not rich enough to fulfill your wishes. The female leads are pictured as golddiggers and they don’t have any objection in portraying it.

These shows are quite popular in our country but what are they telling the viewers? Women try hard to strive in this country for their basic needs but showing them as gold diggers are questionable.

With the advancement of media and the emergence of an increasing number of channels, the production houses are only striving for high TRPs. The rat-race has put a dent on Pakistani writers who are coming up with the same plot with different twists and stereotypical endings.

Here is the list of Pakistani dramas where writers are trying to normalize the wrongdoings :

  • Mere Pass Tum Ho: The writer Khalil ur Rehman showed an extramarital affair of women who first try hard to convince his husband for illegal earning and when failed left his husband and child for other men who are more rich and stable. The writer is an unapologetic person and tops the list of writers trying to normalize wrongdoings.
Are Pakistani writers trying to normalize the wrongdoings?
Ayeza Khan, Humayun Saeed and Adnan Saeed.
  • Jhooti: The plot of Jhooti revolves around a girl who belongs to the middle-class family but dreams of being rich. She married a man who owns a shop and later deceives him making him poor. She then married a rich man. Jhooti is penned by Ali Moeen.

Are Pakistani writers trying to normalize the wrongdoings?
Jhooti starring Iqra Aziz, Yasir Hussain and Ahmed Ali Butt.
  • Dilruba: The drama serial shows a girl who is involved in two to three relationships at a time and gets married to a rich man after deceiving them one by one. Qaisra Hayat also is in the list writers trying to normalize the wrongdoings as pictured in this serial.
Are Pakistani writers trying to normalize the wrongdoings?
The lead, Hania Amir.
  • Gumraah: The storyline of the serial whirl around a girl who dreams of a large and instead of working hard for it marries her friend’s father. Malik Khuda Baksh was in the list of problematic writers trying to normalize the wrongdoings.
Are Pakistani writers trying to normalize the wrongdoings?
Hina Altaf, Komal Aziz and Hammad Farooqui.

The women of our society are depicted as spinless to stand for themselves and if not they are shown destroying entire families single-handedly. Either way, this is problematic.

The Pakistani writers who are trying to normalize such wrongdoings are unapologetic which is not good for the upcoming future.


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