There are lot more reasons to look forward to ARY Digital’s upcoming drama serial, Qurban, than its star-studded cast.
Starring the three most popular actors of recent times – Bilal Abbas Khan, Shehzad Sheikh and Iqra Aziz, the drama is about a controversial topic of forced nikkah, patriarchy and male dominance in our society.
Produced by iDreams Entertainment of Abdullah Seja, it has been directed by Ahmed Bhatti of Ghairat fame.
The script has been penned down by Zafar Mairaj – a name behind several successful drama serials including Muqabil, Dumpukht, Ashk, Sangaat and Gul-e-Rana.
Drama promos indicate it to be a controversial story of two nikkahs. The writer, Zafar Mairaj, has forte of highlighting sensitive topics through his plays – be it a story of rape victim in Sangaat or curious case of child sexual abuse in Muqabil.
This time too he has again taken a bold step by jotting down a script about forced nikkah. The story revolves around a happy-go-lucky girl, Heer, whose life turned upside down when she is forced into a second nikkah by her family.
Will audience easily digest this sensitive topic of second nikkah? How will they react to it? Will director, actor and writer able to do the justice with the story?
Well, answers to these questions will be given after watching the first episode of the drama on Nov 20.
There is another good news for audience as they will able to see double episodes of the drama every Monday at 8pm.