Working within strict censorship laws, Iranian films do not shy away from exploring sensitive social and cultural issues.
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While Akhri Station touches on taboo topics, it is less successful in showing the full spectrum of human experience
The mini-series' first episode tells the story of Yasmin whose no-good husband forces her into unthinkable circumstances
Manto forces us to question whether our current system is also holding our artists back
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When a heinous crime is committed against her daughter, Devki (Sridevi) finds herself taking the law into her hands
While director Saket Chaudhary gets full marks for novelty, he fails to adequately flesh his ideas out
What's good? Working women finally got their due. What's bad? We celebrated stalkers as heroes.
Starring Osman Khalid Butt and Hareem Farooq, Sanam needs to be jolted from its slumber
Ali Rehman talks Jaanan, films and why he's disappointed by the Pakistani drama industry
Complaints about performance and gripes about set and lighting are getting more mileage than its masterful storytelling
Sehbai wants Mah e Mir and Mor Mahal to serve as an answer to what orientalism teaches us: that we're low or outdated
She graduated from writing novels to writing for TV, and yet, Faiza Iftikhar remains modest
The first episode sees a hanging, some scheming, three wives and more
Starring Imran Abbas and Ayeza Khan, the drama makes us wonder why TV characters only seem to fall for near relations
Political aspirations abound in this drama starring Ahsan Khan, Hira Salman, Irfan Khoosat, Mira Sethi and more
While he endlessly debates the merits of tacos Ansari stands guilty of painting all Indians with the same brush
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Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali focused on glitzy sets and didn't explore enough the core theme of religious intolerance