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7 Most Loved Pakistani Dramas by Indians

Pakistani dramas have gained the attention of the Indian audience due to their themes of love, family, suspense, compelling story lines, and also to their availability on several platforms including YT. Here's a list of 7 most loved Pakistani Dramas by Indians.
03:17 PM Apr 04, 2024 IST | Entertainment Desk
7 most loved pakistani dramas by indians
7 Pakistani dramas loved by Indians

Due to their varied and captivating content, which can be seen on a number of channels, including YouTube and OTT, Pakistani dramas have become extremely popular in India. Even though they are close to one another, Pakistan’s entertainment industry is renowned for its suspenseful plays, while India’s is famed for its mainstream cinema. Cross-border watching has increased as a result of people’s curiosity in one another’s cultures and narratives.

Despite language hurdles, a number of Pakistani shows have captured the attention of Indian audiences. For individuals who are looking for top-notch material, these shows have become essential. Pakistani drama's popularity in India serves as a testament to the attraction of Pakistani storytelling in general and the power of skillfully written storylines to connect with viewers across borders.

Mere Humsafar

The original soundtrack from the 2021 drama quickly rose to the top of the charts. The chemistry between the two protagonists drew viewers in to the drama, which was a traditional Cinderella retelling complete with tons of melodrama and tears. Mere Humsafar, which stars Farhan Saeed and Hania Amir in the key parts, presents the ideal life companion. The male lead, “Hamza,” left the whole millennial and Gen Z population of India in awe. The narrative centers on “Hala,” a physically and psychologically damaged young woman whom her cousin “Hamza,” who has returned from abroad, saves and marries.

Cast: Hania Aamir, Farhan Saeed, Aamir Qureshi

Where to watch – ARY DIGITAL HD YouTube channel 

IMDb rating – 8.4 / 10

Suno Chanda season 1 and 2

Suno Chanda, the ultimate comfort show for rom-com lovers, follows the story of two cousins, ‘Jiya’ and ‘Arsal,’ who are forced to marry by their grandmother. In Season 1, the duo tries to annul their forced marriage while their families are at odds. They are akin to Tom and Jerry, constantly bickering yet hilariously entertaining. As the story progresses, ‘Arsal’ and ‘Jiya’ fall in love, but their families remain in conflict. The drama is captivating and heartwarming.

Season 2 of Suno Chanda continues with the same characters post-marriage. ‘Jiya’ and ‘Arsal’ struggle to adjust to married life. ‘Jiya’ wants to study abroad, but ‘Arsal’ opposes her leaving. The most entertaining and endearing aspect of this season is the relationship between ‘Jiya’ and her mother-in-law, ‘Shahana,’ setting exemplary goals for in-laws.

Cast: Iqra Aziz, Farhan Saeed, Farhan Ali Agha

Where to watch – HUM TV YouTube channel 

IMDb rating – 8.8 / 10

Tere Bin

With its catching plot, the drama “Tere Bin” became a massive hit, engaging viewers in both countries. With its captivating story of “Murtasim” and “Meerab,” who are forced into marriage by property regulations, it shot to fame overnight. Their intense chemistry drove their journey from hate to love, captivating onlookers. The adversary “Haya,” whose cunning yet compelling machinations kept viewers on the edge of their seats, added to the drama’s appeal.

Cast: Wahaj Ali, Hira Soomro, Yumna Zaidi

Where to watch – HAR PAL GEO YouTube channel 

IMDb rating – 7.6  / 10

Zindagi Gulzar Hai

An Indian TV network aired the groundbreaking Pakistani serial Zindagi Gulzar Hai, which captured the attention of viewers there. The play questions conventional wisdom and disproves the idea that boys are superior to girls. It tells the narrative of Kashaf, a child raised by a single mother, as she faces many obstacles in a society dominated by men and stars the gorgeous Fawad Khan opposite Sanam Saeed. Her path of challenging patriarchy and uplifting other women is the main subject of the drama.

Cast: Fawad Khan, Sanam Saeed, Sheheryar Munawar

Where to watch – HUM TV YouTube channel 

IMDb rating – 8.9  / 10


Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan star in “Humsafar,” a Pakistani drama portraying a couple who, despite initially despising each other, marry due to familial pressures. They encounter numerous challenges in their marriage, gradually overcoming them. However, their relationship is later tested by misunderstandings and external schemes, leading to their separation. Despite this, they strive to hold onto each other, battling every obstacle together.

Cast: Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan, Noor Hassan

Where to watch – HUM TV SHORTS YouTube channel 

IMDb rating – 8.9 / 10


Ishqiya, a Pakistani drama, personifies the essence of Pak-dramas with its realistic plots and unexpected twists. The story centers on two sisters, ‘Hamna’ and ‘Rumi’, who are polar opposites. ‘Hamna’ is in a relationship with ‘Hamza’, but due to family pressure, she marries ‘Azeem’. Hurt by this betrayal, ‘Hamza’ marries ‘Rumi’. ‘Hamza’ plans to seek revenge by torturing ‘Rumi’, but he is surprised by her quirky and strong-willed nature. As the four navigate their new relationships, past secrets come to light, challenging everything they thought they knew.

Cast: Ramsha Khan, Feroze Khan, Hania Aamir, Mehrunisa Iqbal

Where to watch – ARY DIGITAL HD YouTube channel 

IMDb rating – 8.0 / 10

Mayi Ri

The negative consequences of child marriage are portrayed in the current revolutionary drama in Pakistan, Mayi Ri. It centers on the life of 15-year-old Annie, a schoolgirl compelled to wed her 16-year-old cousin Fakhir. The narrative highlights the obstacles and problems they encounter as underage parents by highlighting their struggles.

Cast: Aina Asif, Nouman Ijaz, Samar Abbas

Where to watch – ARY DIGITAL HD YouTube channel 

IMDb rating – 6.8 / 10

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