15 Best Pakistani Dramas You Should Watch

How many of these have you watched?

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The Pakistani drama industry has made a name for itself worldwide. Not just in Pakistan but the Pakistani dramas are equally loved in India as well as many other countries.

In this article, we will be taking a look at some of the best Pakistani dramas of all time. This list includes the top Pakistani dramas, including new dramas and the old ones.

Best Pakistani Dramas:

  • Waris

WarisThe PTV drama serial Waris is considered one of the best Pakistani dramas ever made. This 13 episodes long drama serial was released during PTV’s golden era. The star-studded cast includes Samina Ahmed, Ghayyur Akhtar, Abid Ali, Mehboob Alam, Uzma Gillani, Firdaus Jamaal, Munawar Saeed, Agha Sikandar, and others.

  • Dhuwaan


Another one of PTV’s hit dramas, Dhuwaan revolves around the story of five friends that join to form a crack team of police commandos tackling criminal activities as vigilantes in Quetta, Pakistan.

The cast includes Ashir Azeem, Nazli Nasir, Nabeel, Asal Din Khan, Wajid Ali Shah, Zubair Khan Achakzai, Nayyar Ejaz, and others.

  • Tanhaiyaan

TanhaiyaanTanhaiyaan is a story of two sisters who lose their parents. After the death of their parents, they go to live with their aunt. One of their efforts to buy back their parents’ house leads them to realize what makes a house a home.

The lead cast of this drama includes, Shehnaz Sheikh, Marina Khan, Durdana Butt, Badar Khalil, Asif Raza Mir, Behroze Sabzwari, Qazi Wajid and others.

  • Alpha Bravo Charlie

Alpha Bravo CharlieThis military drama has viewers of all ages. This drama revolves around the story of Faraz, Kashif, and Gulsher – three friends who join the Pakistan Army. Their relationship is tested as they part ways to separate assignments in Bosnia, Siachen, and Lahore.

The cast includes Faraz Inam, Qasim Khan, Abdullah Mehmood, Malik Ata Muhammad, and others.

  • Alif

AlifThis drama serial is one of the hit Pakistani dramas of recent times. Hamza Ali Abbasi and Sajal Aly played the leading roles while the other cast of the drama includes Sadaf Kanwal, Kubra Khan and Hadi Bin Arshad.

  • Pyarey Afzal

Pyare Afzal 

Pyaray Afzal is another one of Hamza Ali Abbasi’s hit projects. It’s a story of a young man who confronts his forbidden love while the situation changes dramatically as things start to unfold.

Its main cast includes Hamza Ali Abbasi, Ayeza Khan, Sana Javed, Sohai Ali Abro, and Saba Wasim Abbas.

  • Ranjha Ranjha Kardi

Ranjha Ranjha KerdiThe role of Bhola played by none other than the versatile, Imran Ashraf, made him a fans’ favorite. Iqra Aziz also did a splendid job with her character of Noor Bano.

The rest of the cast includes Syed Jibran, Kashif Mehmood, Asma Abbas, Ismat Iqbal, and Zaib Rehman.

  • Humsafar


Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan’s Humsafar is among those Pakistani dramas which were loved in Pakistan as well as India. The story revolves around Khirad – Mahira Khan – and Ashar – Fawad Khan – after they get married due to the untimely death of Khirad’s mother. However, Sara, Ashar’s best friend, is heartbroken because she is in love with him.

The cast includes Atiqa Odho, Naveen Waqar, Noor Hassan, Sara Kashif, Behroz Sabzwari, Saba Faisal, and Qaiser Naqvi.

  • Yakeen Ka Safar

Yaqeen Ka SafarA real-life couple of Ahad Raza Mir and Sajal Aly became a fans’ favorite thanks to their on-screen chemistry. It’s a story of three families. A girl who witnessed her mother murdered by her father. An educated family struggling to find its place in society. A poor village girl, who is gang-raped and left for dead by powerful people of the village.

The cast includes Farhan Ali Agha, Sajal Aly, Munazzah Arif, Ismail Chandio, Shaz Khan, Maryam Nafees, and Hira Mani.

  • Zindagi Gulzar Hai

Zindagi Gulzar Hai

Zindagi Gulzar Hai focuses on gender biases and the difference between the classes in terms of the affluence level. The star-studded cast includes Sanam Saeed, Fawad Khan, Samina Peerzada, Sheheryar Munawar, Mansha Pasha, Javed Sheikh, Mehreen Raheel, and Ayesha Omer.

  • Ehd-e-Wafa

ehd-e-wafaThe Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) drama became a super hit after its release. Ehd-e-Wafa revolves around four friends as they leave high school and enter practical lives. The story continues as they make mistakes as they grow up, fall in love, and become willing to sacrifice their lives for their country.

  • Suno Chanda

Suno chandaSuno Chanda revolves around the story of two cousins who hate each other but eventually fall in love and get married. The cast includes Farhan Saeed, Iqra Aziz, Farhan Ali Agha, Adnan Shah, Nadia Afghan, Samina Ahmed, Mashal Khan, and others.

  • Khaani

KhaaniIt’s a story of a sister who wants to get justice for her brother who is killed by a short-tempered politician’s only son. Later, he falls in love with her. It is one of the best new Pakistani dramas.

The cast includes Feroze Khan, Sana Javed, Ali Ansari, Qavi Khan, Rashid Farooqui, Seemi Pasha, Shehzeen Rahat, Salma Hassan, and others.

  • Do Bol

Do BolStarring Affan Waheed and Hira Mani, Do Bol is unarguably one of the most loved Pakistani dramas of recent times. The cast includes Haroon Shahid, Zainab Qayyum, Samina Ahmed, Seemi Pasha, Anam Tanveer, Rubina Ashraf, and others.

  • Khamoshi

Khamoshi dramaThe story of Khamoshi revolves around Arsala who is considered a misfortune by her greedy father and envious sister despite the fact that she wants to do something for her family. It also focuses on changing relationships and love triangles between Arsala, Atif, Shahram, and Naeema.

The cast includes Zara Noor Abbas, Affan Waheed, Iqra Aziz, Bilal Khan, Tauqeer Nasir, Nida Mumtaz, and Sajida Syed.

What are your views on This? Share in the comments bar below?

  • No Comparison between Waris, tanhayian and recent dramas written by novelist like umaira Ahmed. I have nothing against those novelist but this comparison is unforgiveable.

  • Waris, Tanhayan, Dhuwan, Alpha Bravo Charlie ki class in sab se oper hen bhai Ankhhen khol loo ab bhai. Comedy at its best level and in Waris and other PTV dramas are beyond today’s era of dramas.

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