Nowadays, Pakistani drama writers are thinking innovatively to give us some unconventional male leading characters in Pakistani dramas. These characters are reconceptualizing the word “Hero”. Here is the list of some impressive male characters in Pakistani dramas.
Unconventional Male Characters in Pakistani Drama Industry
Bhola-Ranjha Ranjha kardi
Ranjha Ranjha Kardi is a Pakistani drama serial that was released on Hum tv in 2018. The main character, “Bhola’ ‘turned the tables and gave the drama industry a masterpiece. Bhola was mentally weak and childlike. But, the audience encountered his growth through Imran Ashraf’s acting and storyline. His acting made this character to be the most remarkable character that we have ever seen in Pakistani drama.
Ahmed Ali Akbar is playing the role of Parizaad in the current drama serial Parizaad. Parizaad is a dark-skinned boy and has grown up with self-esteem and confidence issues. Hashim Nadeem has written this drama. Parizaad’s personality and his dialogues are amazing. His dialogues represent his state of mind. His journey towards success is captivating the audience.
Abdullah-Piyar ke Sadqay
The main character of this drama was Abdullah who was an interesting character. He was a child who never got the love and attention of his parents. Abdullah got abused by his stepfather because of which he grew into a confused adult. He was a sensitive innocent character who found his way to maturity and self-actualization.
Asfand was a sensible and wonderful character who married a widow although he had the option to marry her daughter. But, he married her and loves her daughter as much as his own. He protects her from society’s evil eyes and gathered all his relationships. That’s the kind of men we need in our society.
In Ishq Zah-e-Naseeb, Zahid Ahmed played the role of Sameer who was a successful businessman in front of the world. But, when was alone he transferred into a transgender. He played this psychotic role very appreciatively. The audience came to know about the serious problems related to multiple personality disorder.
Aman Ullah-Yeh Dil Mera
Aman Ullah was the character who decided to take revenge on his enemy who killed his parents. The character was always meaningful and the performance of Ahad Raza Mir was outstanding. He played this mysterious and cynical character very well. This character portrayed the psychological issues with men.
The drama is based on a love story between a prostitute and a boy who belongs to an honorable Muslim family. Despite his family’s position, he struggled for his true love. He showed the true face of a prostitute and showed the audience what true love is.
These were some of the unconventional male characters in the Pakistani drama industry. There are many more to come ahead because the industry is growing. There are new writers and new ideas cultivated.