5 Pakistani Dramas that are Popular in India


Pakistani TV drama serials have a huge following in Indian Television audience. The Indian audience loves to watch Pakistani dramas for the past couple of years. This is true that India has more content in all the genres than Pakistan but people can find something interesting about Pakistan that you can relate to the Indian audience.

Because in both countries there is much cultural connection that still works. This is the main reason that Pakistan actors like Mahira Khan, Fawad Khan, and singers like Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Atif Aslam got popular in India.

Popular Pakistani Dramas in India

Here we list the best 5 dramas which got popular in India and have immense success.

  1. Zindagi Gulzar Hai

This was the drama that made Pakistani actor Fawad Khan a popular actor in India. This drama is based on a novel which was written by Umera Ahmad and the show was aired in Pakistan on Hum Tv. Two main characters in this drama were Zaroon and Kashaf and played by Fawad Khan and Sanam Saeed respectively. It was a love story of them in which Kashaf was a poor girl and Zaroon was a rich boy.

  • Pyarey Afzal

After getting success in Pakistan Pyarey Afzal aired in India on Zindagi Tv channel. This was aired first time in 2013. The story of this drama is very heart touching and based on a young man’s struggle, to win the heart of his dreaming girl. The main cast of this drama was Hamza Ali Abbasi, Afzal Ayeza Khan, and Farah Sana Javed.

  • Humsafar

After debut film Khoobsurat in 2015 this was second drama of Fawad Khan in India that came out. The relation of Mahira and Fawad as Khirad and Asher was loved by Indian audience. Indian audience also got enamored with the beauty of Mahira Khan. The drama rotates around the breakup relation of a married couple. Mahira became a popular actress after the drama in India and she was immediately signed for a very popular movie Raees, In this movie Mahira have to work with Shah Rukh khan.

  • Meray Qatil Meray Dildar

The main cast of this drama Ahsan Khan as Umer and Mehwish Hayat as Maham. The story is about a young lady in her 20s age and she is madly in love with Umer who also loves her. This drama was aired in 2012 on Hum Tv.

  • Aunn Zara

A very popular Pakistani drama Aunn Zara became very popular in India as it was very similar to Indian shows. It is based on a novel named “Hisaar-e-Mohabbat”which is written by Faiza Iftikhar the story of a married couple ruin by their respective families.


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