Lahore (November 03, 2018): PTV has taken the decision to revive the tradition of its golden period and also has started shooting ninety-minute-long plays. Considerable hustle-bustle of stars and celebrities was seen in the corridors of the Lahore centre.
The first long play that will be aired is Main Woh Aur Main written by Riaz Ahmed Riaz. The story is based on a rural social taboo – honour killing – and revolves around a man who killed his sister.
His parents want to save him by not disclosing the murder committed by their son and trying to establish their daughter’s killing as suicide.
The writer has focused on moral values of society in this play.
The cast of the play includes Haider Sultan—who is the son of Sultan Rahi, Ammara Butt and others. The play is the production of Matloob Baloch, who is pretty sure that the ninety-minutes play would bring the PTV audiences back to their television sets.PTV dramas were known for classic dialogues, impressive characters and impactful roles, loaded with the amazing cast and the storyline based on some social issue.
These plays made the golden era of the Pakistan Television and still reminds one of the iconic past of the television.
Plays like Na Qafas Na Ashiana and Mirza and Sons by Anwar Maqsood, Nangay Paaon by Ashfaq Ahmed and many more such plays of legendary writers like Banu Qudsia, Amjad Islam Amjad has left a deep mark on the audiences and during the era, they were on air the entire country used to watch them with interest.