ARY Dramas List 2019

ARY Digital produced nearly 21 dramas throughout 2019. These dramas covered a broad range of issues like domestic violence, forced marriages, black magic, etc. Then there were some romantic super hits like Do Bol and Meray Paas Tum Ho. Amid all these intense plays, Barfi Laddu and Bulbuly brought a much needed comic relief.

Below is the complete and chronological list of dramas produced by ARY Digital in 2019.

1. Cheekh

Release Date: 05-Jan-2019

Genre(s): Crime, Social

Episodes: 30

Lead Cast: Aijaz Aslam, Azekah Daniel, Bilal Abbas Khan, Gul-e-Rana,  Maira Khan, Nayyar Ejaz, Noor ul Hassan, Saba Qamar,  Shabbir Jan, Ushna Shah

Writer(s): Zanjabeel Asim Shah

Director(s): Badar Mehmood

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Mannat must expose the real offender in order to bring justice to her deceased friend who lost her life saving her honor. The criminal’s family does all the wrongdoings to save him from punishment. However, it does not hinder Mannat to abandon her pursuit for justice. She loses her husband at the hands of the same man and goes through a miscarriage before finally bringing the culprit to the gallows.

The drama highlights that going for the right path demands sacrifice and a firm determination. It also exposes the vulnerabilities and weaknesses of our country’s legal system.

2. Kaisa Hai Naseeban

Release Date: 09-Jan-2019

Genre(s): Family, Social

Episodes: 26

Lead Cast: Anamta Qureshi,  Farah Shah, Farhan Malhi, Muneeb Butt, Nida Mumtaz, Ramsha Khan, Uzma Gillani,  Waseem Abbas

Writer(s): Sameena Aijaz

Director(s): Ahmed Bhatti

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Jamal’s decision of marrying his daughter; Maryam with his nephew; Ahmed (living in Malaysia) results in horror. Maryam learns the shocking reality that her husband is jobless and the family is in a financial crisis instead of living a settled life as promised. She bears the frequent domestic abuse at the hands of her husband all the while earning bread for her in-laws. Finally, a sad incident results in her redemption.

The drama teaches the parents to be vigilant while choosing a life partner for their children as this choice can make or break their lives.

Kaisa Hai Naseeban

3. Chand Ki Pariyan

Release Date: 14-Jan-2019

Genre(s): Social

Episodes: 38

Lead Cast: Maryam Noor, Rahma Saleem Khan, Daniyal Afzal, Yasmeen Haq, Adnan Shah Tipu, Salah uddin Tunio, Parveen Akbar, Ismat Zaidi

Writer(s): Zahid Khan, Sameena Aijaz

Director(s): Waqar Ahmed

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

A tale of three sisters whose father manipulates them for the sake of his bad habits. He sells the eldest one to his creditor and arranges a forced marriage for the youngest one. In these harsh circumstances, Azaad appears as a savior for the family.

4. Bandish

Release Date: 21-Jan-2019

Genre(s): Family, Mystery, Social

Episodes: 28

Lead Cast: Fahad Shaikh, Farah Shah, Hira Mani, Marina Khan, Sajid Hasan, Salman Saqib Sheikh, Zubab Rana

Writer(s): Syed Nabeel, Shahid Nizami

Director(s): Aabis Raza

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Junaid’s happy family experiences a series of mysterious events as his daughter Sania’s engagement faces frequent breakages. He himself falls trap to a woman; Sandal. It is revealed that it was all Sumbul’s wrongdoing who after failing to marry Junaid sets out on a dangerous journey to avenge his family. She learns and utilizes black magic only to harm Junaid’s family as her actions lead to a series of events that will affect the lives of many. It is only a matter of time before she gets her due punishment. The family reunites and Sania and her sister secure marriage proposals.

Bandish

5. Hania

Release Date: 21-Feb-2019

Genre(s): Social

Episodes: 27

Lead Cast: Atiqa Odho, Firdous Jamal, Ghana Ali, Hassan Ahmed, Junaid Khan, Nayyar Ejaz, Osama Tahir, Waseem Abbas, Zoya Nasir

Writer(s): Nadeem Shamraiz

Director(s): Qasim Ali Mureed

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

The life of Hania turns upside down when she marries an upper-class guy who often accuses and abuses her physically and emotionally. To make matters worse, he one day puts her at the mercy of his evil business partner Vohra who never had good intentions about her. She, however, manages to escape this difficult situation after killing Vohra. A beacon of light appears in her life to rescue her from all the sufferings.

6. Do Bol

Release Date: 05-Mar-2019

Genre(s): Family, Romance

Episodes: 30

Lead Cast: Affan Waheed, Akhtar Hasnain, Anam Tanveer, Haris Waheed, Hira Mani, Mehmood Aslam, Rubina Ashraf, Salma Hassan, Samina Ahmed, Seemi Pasha, Zainab Qayyum

Writer(s): Sarwat Nazir

Director(s): Syed Wajahat Hussain

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Geeti has to surrender before her father’s wishes and is bound to marry her cousin Zafar, a man she hates. Later, she has to marry her family servant, Badar as a punishment after she fails to flee home and marry her lover Sameer. Badar; always a silent lover of Geeti struggles to keep her happy since she was used to live a luxurious lifestyle. The couple goes through intense times before a final reconciliation. Geeti’s father also seeks repentance for bringing agony to his daughter’s life.

The drama highlights the consequences of forced marriages and ill decisions of parents. It also depicts the capability and strength of love to overcome severe circumstances.

7. Bulbulay (Season 2)

Release Date: 04-Jun-2019

Genre(s): Comedy, Family

Lead Cast: Nabeel Zafar, Ayesha Omar, Mehmood Aslam, Hina Dilpazeer, Fatima Nabeel, Nyle Rizwan

Writer(s): Saba Hassan

Director(s): Nabeel Zafar

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

The decade-old sitcom comes to screen for one more time with its iconic characters. The drama is about a weird stupid family who now has shifted to a new house. The pun of words between Nabeel and Mehmood Sahib continues with Momo’s verbal wits bringing laughter to the audience’s faces.

8. Barfi Laddu

Release Date: 06-Jun-2019

Genre(s): Comedy, Family, Romance

Episodes: 30

Lead Cast: Ali Safina, Sumbul Iqbal, Irsa Ghazal, Uroosa Siddiqui, Nayyer Ejaz, Zaheen Tahira, Ismail Tara, Behroze Sabzwari, Saleem Mairaj

Writer(s): Dr. Muhammad Younis Butt

Director(s): Syed Ramish Rizvi

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

A comic situation surfaces when two families with opposite tendencies come across each other to marry their children; Laddu and Barfi. Like their families, they both are opposite poles, a fact that creates humor in the play. After much confusion and chaos, both marry and try to adjust in their new families.

Barfi Laddu

9. Hassad

Release Date: 10-Jun-2019

Genre(s): Family

Episodes: 24

Lead Cast: Arij Fatyma, Minal Khan, Nida Mumtaz, Noor Hassan Rizvi, Saba Faisal, Shahroz Sabzwari

Writer(s): Abida Ahmed, Maimoona Aziz

Director(s): Aabis Raza

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

After the death of her loving husband; Arman in a house robbery, Nain Tara has no other refuge but to stay in the same house. A tough time waits for her ahead as her sister in law (Arman’s elder brother Farhan’s wife), Zareen makes her life hell by frequently abusing and humiliating her. Zareen leaves the house after developing differences with her husband on the same matter. Farhan is left with no option but to marry Nain Tara in order to avoid speculations. However, Zareen comes up with an envious plan to ruin innocent Nain Tara’s life.

The drama depicts the horrors of one of the deadly sins: envy. An envious person has no one to avenge but himself. The story also serves the poetic justice: good for the good and bad for the bad.

10. Pakeeza Phuppo

Release Date: 10-Jun-2019

Genre(s): Family, Soap

Episodes: 82

Lead Cast: Kashif Mehmood, Salma Hassan, Ramsha Khan, Shezeal Shaukat, Zainab Qayoom, Haris Waheed, Akbar Aslam

Writer(s): Seema Sheikh

Director(s): Kashif Ahmed Butt

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Shamsuddin’s daughters always get an apathetic response from their father as he always desired a son. Their mother is too feeble to stand by them. Their paternal aunt; Pakeeza phuppo aggravates their woes when she exploits all the family members and marries her eldest and jobless son to the eldest daughter Saba. Saba finds no solace even after marriage as her husband teases and suspects her character. Pakeeza too will go to any extent to exploit her daughter-in-law but her actions result in a tragedy for her own daughter.

11. Surkh Chandni

Release Date: 11-Jun-2019

Genre(s): Crime, Social

Episodes: 27

Lead Cast: Sohai Ali Abro, Osman Khalid Butt, Asad Siddiqui, Hassan Ahmed, Mansha Pasha, Rashid Farooqui, Gul-e-Rana

Writer(s): Asma Nabeel

Director(s): Shahid Shafat

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Aida gets a bad treatment for her refusal of a marriage proposal as her suitor throws acid over her face. Her own envious sister-in-law abets the criminal and later starts an illicit relationship with him. Aida goes through a miserable time and experiences a hard social and domestic life. The only light in her life is her fiancé who stands by her and both are finally able to put the offender behind bars.

The drama explores the traumatic life of the ones who survive such criminal offenses.

12. Bhool

Release Date: 12-Jun-2019

Genre(s): Family

Episodes: 32

Lead Cast: Affan Waheed, Kashif Mehmood, Nadia Afgan, Nimra Khan, Saba Hameed, Saboor Aly, Saheefa Jabbar Khattak, Uzma Gillani

Writer(s): Ali Moin

Director(s): Mohsin Mirza

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Aiman’s escapes from the house on the day of her marriage, to marry her own choice; Owais causes death to her father. After a secret marriage, Owais divorces her when his mother opposes the marriage. Later, he also refuses to accept his newly born daughter. Now, Aiman must protect her daughter from the same fate after she starts living in seclusion.

13. Gul-o-Gulzar

Release Date: 13-Jun-2019

Genre(s): Family

Episodes: 27

Lead Cast: Firdous Jamal, Kanwar Nafees, Kinza Hashmi, Nayyer Ejaz, Paras Masroor, Saboor Aly, Shaista Jabeen

Writer(s): Hasan Umar

Director(s): Saqib Khan

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Gul has high dreams about her life and will go to any extent to fulfill her wishes. She intends to marry her best friend Gulzar’s Canada going brother; Afaq who rejects her. She goes on to avenge brother-sister duo but falls in her own trap due to her wrongdoings. Later, she perturbs Gulzar’s peace again when she enters her married life to take refuge in her house. At last, Gul is left alone while her friend lives a happy life.

14. Meray Paas Tum Ho

Release Date: 17-Aug-2019

Genre(s): Romance

Episodes: 24

Lead Cast: Adnan Siddiqui, Ayeza Khan, Hira Mani, Humayun Saeed, Mehar Bano, Syed Mohammad Ahmed, Musaddiq Malik, Savera Nadeem

Writer(s): Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar

Director(s): Nadeem Baig

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Mehwish’s consistent demands for a comfortable and lavish lifestyle force her husband to seek illegitimate means of income. She leaves her loving husband Danish for another wealthy man; Shehwar who enters the couple’s life in the guise of a friend. However, Shehwar’s wife’s return from America brings Mehwish back to her reality and she seeks repentance from Danish who has turned his fortune around.

Meray Paas Tum Ho

15. Mera Qasoor

Release Date: 11-Sep-2019

Genre(s): Family, Soap

Episodes: 64

Lead Cast: Shabbir Jan, Abid Ali, Maryam Fatima, Natalia Owais, Haris Waheed, Zubi Mujeed, Rabia Noureen, Humaira Bano, Sajeer Uddin Khalifa

Writer(s): Maimoona Aziz

Director(s): Zahid Mehmood

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Maheen and Samreen, two helpless sisters endure the stern treatment by their father. After going through all sufferings, Maheen has to marry her cousin Bilal who suspects and beats her regularly.

16. Bewafa

Release Date: 16-Sep-2019

Genre(s): Family

Episodes: 26

Lead Cast: Ali Rehman Khan, Laila Zuberi, Maira Khan, Naveen Waqar, Sajida Syed, Shehryar Zaidi, Ushna Shah

Writer(s): Radain Shah

Director(s): Aabis Raza

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Kinza’s growing suspicions of her husband; Aahan, bring him closer to his colleague; Shireen. Shireen is after Aahan only for his wealth and their relationship ends up in a secret marriage. A fight ensues between the two wives after Kinza learns the truth. Shireen by her pretentious behavior turns Kinza in her favor only to curse her later. Amid the ongoing scuffle, Aahan discovers the true face of his new wife.

17. Rishtay Biktay Hain

Release Date: 23-Sep-2019

Genre(s): Family

Episodes: 30

Lead Cast: Ali Abbas, Asad Siddiqui, Javed Sheikh, Rubina Ashraf, Saniya Shamshad, Shagufta Ejaz, Srha Asghar, Zubab Rana

Writer(s): Asma Sayani

Director(s): Syed Atif Hussain

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

The drama follows the story of Farhat’s greedy family. She has taught her three sons to only pursue money. The eldest one, Affan breaks her engagement with her fiancé Zeba due to her poor background and instead marries the daughter of his boss for a better future. Zeba’s mother manages to arrange her marriage with Farhat’s middle but lazy and irresponsible son Hammad who tortures and abuses her frequently. The youngest of them, Babar, like his elder brother, abandons his university friend Rida to marry a rich girl, Natalia. The family members’ greed brings no good to them as all remain empty-handed at the end.

The drama divulges the social evil of dowry and how it hinders girls’ marriages as parents have to go through a huge financial burden.

Rishtay Biktay Hain

18. Ruswai

Release Date: 01-Oct-2019

Genre(s): Crime, Social

Episodes: 29

Lead Cast: Adnan Jaffar, Mikaal Zulfiqar, Syed Mohammad Ahmed, Natalia Awais, Osama Tahir, Sana Javed, Seemi Raheel, Usman Peerzada

Writer(s): Naila Ansari

Director(s): Rubina Ashraf

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Sameera’s life takes a dramatic turn when she is abducted on gunpoint by some drunken guys and faces a sexual attack. Her family refuses to file a case mistrusting police and fearing the shame the case might bring to the family. She blames her father for protecting his daughter-in-law instead. Salman, her fiancé, too hesitates to stand by her in this difficult time. She resolves to pursue legal proceedings against the offenders amid all the domestic chaos.

19. Thora Sa Haq

Release Date: 23-Oct-2019

Genre(s): Family, Romance

Episodes: 32

Lead Cast: Ayeza Khan, Behroze Sabzwari, Firdous Jamal, Imran Abbas Naqvi, Mashal Khan, Nida Mumtaz, Saba Faisal

Writer(s): Adeel Razzaq

Director(s): Ahmed Bhatti

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

A sad incident forces Zamin to marry his cousin Seher. The marriage enrages his fiancé; Hareem who resolves to take revenge from poor Seher. After marrying Hareem too, Zamin is split between two worlds where he must act vigilantly to appease the whole family.

20. Damsa

Release Date: 02-Dec-2019

Genre(s): Crime, Social

Episodes: 27

Lead Cast: Nadia Jamil, Shahood Alvi, Talat Hussain, Momal Sheikh, Saleem Mairaj

Writer(s): Asma Nabeel

Director(s): Najaf Bilgrami

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Areej; a nurse belonging to a middle-class family goes through intense trauma when her daughter Damsa is kidnapped while going to school and brought to a gang. The gang forces kidnapped children to beggary with the abetment of local police. Areej must look for all the possible ways to find her daughter and bring peace back to her family. In doing so, the mother discovers the immense strength in herself while putting her family and everything else at stake.

The drama highlights the gloomy side of our society i.e. child abduction and trafficking. It also exposes the local police’s dark face.

Damsa

21. Ghalati

Release Date: 19-Dec-2019

Genre(s): Family

Episodes: 25

Lead Cast: Affan Waheed, Anoushay Abbasi, Hira Mani, Mehar Bano, Musaddiq Malik, Natalia Awais, Saba Faisal, Saba Hameed, Sana Askari

Writer(s): Asma Sayani

Director(s): Saba Hameed

See full cast and crew of the drama here.

Storyline/Plot:

Zaira faces the wrath of her mother-in-law when she fails to secure a house in dowry. Previously enjoying an exuberant lifestyle before marriage, she now has to manage the house chores along with bearing the bitter attitude of her in-laws. Meanwhile, her husband; Saad struggles to keep the family life peaceful. The only thing Zaira wishes in these pressing circumstances is her husband’s constant support.

Conclusion:

Ghalati was thee last drama produced by ARY Digital in 2019. Now it’s your turn to comment on how well have you enjoyed these dramas and which was the drama you liked the most. Also, let us know if some particular drama is missing from the list.

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