So Good A Collection

So Good A Collection

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Feature Documentary Film (Filming)

Edward Windus

Edward Windus and Iram Qureshi

Evergreen Media Europe & Hillfort Productions.

This documentary is a quest on the trail of a Pre-Raphaelite painter, takes the form of road movie travelling around the country to Brighton, Manchester, Liverpool. It is a voyage through some of the greatest British art of the nineteenth century. It also includes visiting some of the most important art galleries in England including Tate Britain, Manchester City Art Gallery, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and visiting a church in East Sussex.

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The Last Ambulanceman

The Last Ambulanceman

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Feature Documentary Film (Filming)

Edward Windus

Edward Windus and Iram Qureshi

Evergreen Media Europe Ltd & Hillfort Productions

Feature documentary film on last surviving British person who participated in the Spanish Civil War.

The documentary is based around the interview of a Spanish Civil War veteran, a British man who went to fight in the International Brigades. For us these people are the ultimate heroes, men who saw the struggle against General Franco who was a precursor to the horrors of the Second World War and were willing to volunteer to risk their lives to prevent it from happening. Scorned by many, they were soon seen as ahead of their time.

Beyond The Silence Of The Sea

Beyond The Silence Of The Sea

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Documentary Film (2010)

Ayesha Farid

Imran Wai Qureshi

Evergreen Media Europe

Role and importance of maritime sector in a country’s prosperity. The team traveled from Karachi to Gadani, to Ormara to Gawadar ports, life of Creeks area, Fisheries, Shipyards, boarded the national flag carriers and landed at naval combat ships. The voyage unfolds the simple and straightforward steps to the prosperity of several nations.

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Director Kamran Qureshi filming aerial shots of Air support of ground troops in the Documentary Film “Beyond The Silence Of The Sea” broadcasted in 2010.

Posted by Documentary Film “Beyond The Silence Of The Sea” broadcasted in 2010. on Thursday, 23 January 2014

CACTUS’S FLOWER

CACTUS’S FLOWER

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Evergreen’s Production

Arjumand Rahim, Nabeel Zafar, Salma Zafar, Yar Mohammad Shah and Humayun Ahmed.

CACTUS’S FLOWER Aka Cactus Ka phool, Search of true love took her to wander helpless in the world.

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LAP OF ACTRESS

LAP OF ACTRESS

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Zeba Bakhtiar, Sami Sani, Ayesha Khan, Rizwan Wasti, Jamshed Ansari, Sabahat and Hareem Qureshi.

LAP OF ACTRESS Aka MUSKAAN, Accused of being belonging to a second rate filmic world, she was deprived of her own child.

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HOMETOWN MEMORIES

HOMETOWN MEMORIES

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Evergreen’s Production

Shagufta Ejaz, Kunwar Nafees, Benish Chohan and Shahzad Ali Khan.

HOMETOWN MEMORIES Aka GHARONDA, Zainab’s husband Ghaffar loved his donkey like a son and earned money by using donkey cart. Her son didn’t like his father to carry on this work. After Ghaffar’s accidental death, Zainab is sent to mental hospital by her own son and daughter in law when refuses to leave her hometown and move to posh area.

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VICTIM OF AN HONOR KILLING

VICTIM OF AN HONOR KILLING

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Evergreen’s Production

Sohail Asghar, Konain Butt, Ghulab Chandio, Rehana Akhtar and Kashif Siddiqui.

VICTIM OF AN HONOR KILLING Aka NOORI KARI HOGAE, Married off to lover’s father and killed in an honour killing. A poor farmer’s girl who falls in love with a rich boy, is forcedly married to her beloved’s lord father for money to save her baby brother’s life.

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SURVIVAL OF A WOMAN

SURVIVAL OF A WOMAN

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TV Movie (2007)

Zafar Meraj

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Maria Wasti, Shabbir Jan, Adnan Jilani and Lubna Aslam.

TAGLINE:  Monstrous eyes of society forced her to live with her ex-husband.

SURVIVAL OF A WOMAN Aka NAMEHRAM, It’s a story of a divorced woman, living with her daughter without any man in their house. The male members of this cruel society are always on her doorstep to accompany her so she decides to start living with her ex husband again.

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VERDICT OF A PASHTUN COURT

VERDICT OF A PASHTUN COURT

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Evergreen’s Production

Abid Ali, Shaista Sanam, Aslam Lattar, Ghazala Jawed, Yameen Shah, Abbas Malik, Majida Hameed and Sonia Malik.

TAGLINE: Three hundred thousand cash and a girl in return of a murder.

VERDICT OF A PASHTUN COURT Aka ZARMINA BAY QASOOR HA, A murder committed by a man in the love of a boy. Sister becomes Wanni and married to deceased’s elderly father in return. Tortured by in laws and saved by husband, deciding to divorce her.

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HELP OF A GHOST

HELP OF A GHOST

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Kamran Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Sara Loren, Rabia Naureen, Akhtar Hasnain, Anwar Iqbal and Gaiso.

Tagline: From a girl to a ghost.

HELP OF A GHOST Aka ME BHI KISI KI BETI HUN, Her happiness were in mother in law’s hand, to take them back she took the help of a Ghost.

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WOMEN’S FREEDOM

WOMEN’S FREEDOM

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Evergreen’s Production

Rubina Ashraf, Angeline Malik, Kashif Mehmood, Aslam Sheikh and Farah Nadeem.

Tagline: Journey of a girl from house to Tennis court.

WOMEN’S FREEDOM Aka MUJHAY SANS LENAY DO, Daughter of a feudal lord wanted to become a table tennis player, her brother was against it but her husband supported her. The comments of people about her playing annoyed her husband and he ordered her to leave this game forever.

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DRAMA FEVER

DRAMA FEVER

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Kamran Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Saania Saeed, Shahood Alvi, Hassan Soomro, Hassan Niazi and Sumbul Ahmad.

Tagline: The glamorized world of tele-screen made his wife feel like a star and turned him into a criminal.

DRAMA FEVER AKa KAHANI GHAR GHAR KE, The film revolves round the habit of females watching romantic, glamor focused soaps on TV, which have less story and more fashion. These TV plays inject the lust of modern clothes, cosmetics and materialistic things in the lady. She is so much influenced that everyday she changes her appearance as she watches the heroines do and compels her husband to get her everything, not caring where he gets the money. It makes her husband become a street criminal and her own brother is shot dead by her husband and his friend whilst snatching his mobile.

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GAMBLED DAUGHTER

GAMBLED DAUGHTER

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Kamran Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Bushra Ansari, Khalid Ahmad, Anwar Solangi, Shahzad Raza, Irfan Motiwala and Sunaina.

Tagline: Bengali mother gets her gambled daughter back by giving in herself.

GAMBLED DAUGHTER Aka ME AKELI HUN, The story of this play revolves around a poor Bengali family. The father Shareef is disheartened from the attitude of his bosses towards him due to being a Bengali, and started playing gambling as a way out. His wife works as maid for their bread and butter and hates Shareef because of his bad habits. Shareef loses his own daughter in gambling. The wife fights for her and gives herself to save daughter. But Shareef could not tolerate this, and murdered that man to save his wife.

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I’M LOCKED

I’M LOCKED

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Evergreen’s Production

Sanam Iqbal, Shahzad Malik, Naila Jaffary, Raja Ghazanfar, Taj Niazi and Afsar Yar Khan.

Tagline: Unawareness of world & illiteracy resulted in selling her body to buy food for her children.

I’M LOCKED Aka CHOKHAT K PAR, A girl who spent her whole life depending on a man, her husband. He wanted her to be in lock to save from other men, but never thought he is not saving her life but paralyzing her life. Unfortunately husband died in a road accident and the poor girl had to sacrifice everything including her modesty for her children’s food.

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DUALLY WED

DUALLY WED

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Kamran Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Sawera Nadeem, Adnan Siddiqui, M. Warsi, Qaiser Naqvi and Anil Chaudhry.

Tagline: Story of a girl with two husbands.

DUALLY WED Aka AIK AURAT DO NIKKAH, The story is based on forced marriages topic. Zubaida, was forced by her father to marry a person double of her age, uneducated and illiterate, without her consent. Her father sold her for fifty thousand Rupees to pay her debts. Her husband was a narrow minded and jealous person who beat her so hard and doubted her of cheating. She then tried to commit suicide by jumping into the sea but was rescued by a camel owner who married her later on. Zubaida became Shahnaz and pretended to lost her memory and married her rescuer who loved her unconditionally. First husband saw her and came back with her father and witnesses to get her back. He needed his money back which was paid off by Rafiq in the form of his loving camel to save his love of life, Shahnaz.

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ALIVE TO SEE HER

ALIVE TO SEE HER

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Kamran Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Naheed Shabbir, Noman Masood, Amber Nausheen, Ayesha Khan, Mubasir Khan, and Farah Zeba.

Tagline: Remarried for a child but died for his first love.

ALIVE TO SEE HER Aka Khuch Na Raha, A couple married for five years were separated by the mother-in-law to get her son remarried for children.  But the first wife got pregnancy news just after separation but refused to come back. The boy who married on the utter will of her mother loved his first wife heartily, couldn’t survive without her and got seriously ill, just remained alive to see her for the last time and passed away as soon as she came to see him.

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MAHNOOR

MAHNOOR

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TV Movie (2004)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Kamran Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Sawera Nadeem, Sohail Asghar, Ayub Khoso, Sara Loren, Kamran Jilani, Akber Subhani, Afshan Qureshi, Hassan Shaheed Mirza and Hareem Qureshi.

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Tagline: Attraction of a child forces her to run away from prostitution world.

It’s a story of a young girl, who was brought up in prostitution business area of town and was taught to dance and sing. She was famous for her voice and beauty. One day she went outside the barn for dancing in a birthday party and there after watching the bond of a mother and child, she wished to become a mother. Her so called mother didn’t want her to have baby, but she insisted and in the end the mother decided to sell her for prostitution. Her musician was a humble man and had soft feelings for her. He told Kajal the truth about her mother’s plan and they both ran away leaving the barn in dark. They shifted to another city, got married and started their new life. After some time they were blessed with a baby girl , whom they named Mahnoor (moonlight) as they thought she came into the world to enlighten their life. They gave their best to her. The time flew and the girl grew up. She had lovely voice like her mother. She liked a boy who loved her very much and wanted to marry her. But the mother wanted her to study as much as she can. Girl shared her feelings with her father who supported her and convinced his wife. Story took turn when the girl participated in college singing function and won first prize. The newspapers covered the news and Firdos Bai tracked them through that news. Later the girl was approached by music company but her refusal reason, the man was astonished and asked Mahnoor why her mother didn’t like her singing when she herself was very famous for her own singing. The girl who was not aware of her parents’ past was little surprised by this news. When she came back home she saw Firdos Bai, who was at their home to take either her or her mother to compensate the loss she had due to Kajal and Wafa’s leaving barn. Her father opened the whole story of their past in front of their daughter. Kajal was not prepared to let her daughter go to that place which she left once. Rather she preferred to go along with them. The girl after knowing the truth of her parents asked her fiancé to help them and along with his help she ordered Firdos and her pimp to leave the house or they will contact police and saved her mother.

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DOWRY LIST

DOWRY LIST

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TV Movie (2007)

Adnan Wai Qureshi

Zafar Meraj

Evergreen’s Production

Fiza Ali, Rashid Farooqi, Zaheen Tahira, Akbar Subhani, Rashida Yaqoob, Afshan Qureshi, Adil Wadia and Shahid Nizami.

Tagline: She is compelled to do prostitution to buy dowry and better future.

DOWRY LIST Aka Abida Gunahgar Hogae, Story of a rural girl, whose respectable but poor parents are unable to make necessary arrangements for her wedding. Due to lack of awareness and education she ends up doing prostitution to complete her dowry list provided by in laws.

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MARY’S SACRIFICE

MARY’S SACRIFICE

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Atiqa Odho, M.Warsi, Fiza Ali, Aamir Malik, Jaseem Warsi and Kanwal Wali.

Tagline: Brought up a husband since his childhood and gave up as a mother.

MARY’S SACRIFICE Aka MARYAM, To save the money spent on buying her as a bride, she was remarried to seven year old son-like brother-in-law after being a widow.

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UNWANTED DAUGHTER

UNWANTED DAUGHTER

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Azra Siddiqui,Adnan Jeelani, Parveen Akbar, Rashida Yaqoob, Sajida Syed & Hareem Qureshi.

Tagline: Baby girl exchanged in hospital to buy son.

UNWANTED DAUGHTER aka MADAWA, Samina had a daughter already and was pregnant second time. Her mother in law told her mother, Salma, that she only want a grandson, in-case of having baby girl she won’t accept Samina back in her home. Salma takes Samina to hospital with Irshad, Samina’s husband, where Samina gives birth to a girl. Salma tells her friend Ghazala, the midwife, to do something and she won’t take a girl home otherwise the old lady won’t accept her daughter. Salma gives Ghazala some money to pay whoever she needs to. Another lady in the same hospital in next room gives birth to a boy. Ghazala, with the help of nurses changes the babies.

Salma takes Samina home with the baby boy. Samina is not happy at all, when grandmother celebrates. She doesn’t care much about baby and grieved about her daughter. Samina starts going to hospital to get the information about baby but neither Ghazala, nor anyone else of any help. Irshad is a taxi driver and he catches Samina coming to hospital at her own in the early days after delivery. Samina lies to him that she wasn’t well. Salma curses Samina on not being happy and going to hospital. Samina goes to hospital again and get the address of lady by bribing the reception nurse with a gold chain gifted to her by Irshad on birth of son. Irshad catches her again and charges her on cheating him. Samina tells him all the truth. He takes her to the same address where Samina meets the lady and gets a chance to see her daughter. The house had signs of celebrations. Lady tells Samina that this is her first daughter after three boys and they are all very happy on having a girl. At that point being relieved, Samina accepts the baby boy as her son by heart. The fragrance of her daughter finally reached her lost mind.

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AN INSANE LAUGH

AN INSANE LAUGH

DIRECTOR – Won Best Actress Award

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Mehmood Akhtar, Shehla Qureshi, Ali Afzal and Naila Jaffri.

Tagline: Woman’s destiny was mental hospital after giving birth and losing husband during accident.

AN INSANE LAUGH Aka MEHAK, Seema gives birth to a baby girl on the way to hospital after a road accident and loses her husband Imran. Her sister and brother in law arrive hospital and informed about the tragedy. When Seema comes in conscious she asks about Imran. And tries to find him in other wards when told that due to accident he is injured. She gets raged and doesn’t even care about watching baby. She can’t absorb the bad news of his death and turns out to be a mental patient in next few days.

Imran married Seema out of his parents’ approval so when his parents come to hospital to collect his body, they tell Naila to keep the child and they don’t need it. Seema is being sent to Mental hospital. Naila takes the baby girl home and tries her best to pull Seems back to her present by bringing her baby during visits. Seema becomes violent day by day and lives only in the memory of Imran.

Naila’s husband is never happy to keep the child. After six years, there comes no positive change in Seema’s condition except that she keeps quiet mostly. Naila’s husband, already worried due to financial problems, persuades her to send the child to orphanage. Naila doesn’t want to send the child but has no choice. When they are on their way to orphanage, Naila stops at Mental Hospital to have a look at Seema. Beena, Seema’s daughter also gets off the taxi and follows Naila inside. When Seema watches Beena, she has something in her eyes.

Naila sends kid to play near the door but Seema keeps watching her and when another woman comes near Beena, Seema rushes to escort her and beats the other woman. Naila takes the child and runs outside due to chaos. Seema runs after Naila crying and shouting that “this is her daughter”.

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LOST HALF

LOST HALF

DIRECTOR – Nominated: Best Supporting Actor for Shafi Mohammad Shah

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Fahad Mustafa, Sakina Sammo, Shafi Mohammad Shah, Salahuddin Tanyo, Asad Qureshi and Hareem Qureshi.

Tagline: One of her twin son taken away by the Saint who prayed for her childless life.

LOST HALF Aka MANNAT, Shehnaz tried to do suicide due to her and Aftab having no children until after ten years of their marriage. One day a beggar came to their doorstep. Aftab asked servant to give him food but Shehnaz being annoyed with fake beggars, tried to stop Aftab. The beggar listening to her conversation offered her to take her to a saint who will pray for her to have children.

They went to the saint, who prayed for them. Shehnaz saw a dream that saint gave her two roses. She got pregnant and had twin boys. They both went to the saint again and insisted him to ask for something as they wanted to give him something. Saint asked them to leave one of the babies there. Shehnaz got raged and left taking one baby, but Aftab gave the other baby to saint before leaving. Shehnaz didn’t want to give any baby and tried to go back into get the baby back but Aftab did not let her.

The saint used to come to the place once every year, so Shehnaz started going to the shrine every year same day to find her baby until her son was an adult. It was his birthday and she was again not home like every year, he argued with his father who told him that they both will fight her when she comes back and offered to go and bring her back. But the son refused and told his father that he himself will go to bring her back.

Shehnaz found her second son fortunately after so many years at shrine and was really glad. She took the boy with her and set off for home. The other son had an accident on his way and died. When Shehnaz arrived home, she saw the ambulance at home and when she entered in with her second son, she found Aftab crying on the dead body of first son. She was destined to have one child at a time, however she wanted to get both of them together.

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SOLD UNBORN

SOLD UNBORN

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Saima Qureshi, Kaiser Khan Nizamani, Anwar Solanki, Rehana Akhtar, Mushtaq Jaskani and Asif Seemab.

Tagline: A custom of selling womb, ‘girls’ before they are born.

SOLD UNBORN Aka MEHRAM, Selling girls when in womb is a norm. Unfortunate woman forced by her husband to abandon her girl when it will born.

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SENTENCED FOR LOVE

SENTENCED FOR LOVE

DIRECTOR – Winner: Best Actor TV for Humayun Saeed – Nominated: Best Supporting Actress TV for Tehreem Zuberi.

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Humayun Saeed, Zaheen Tahira and Tehreem Zubairi.

Tagline: A doctor accepts being crucified to avoid suicide.

SENTENCED FOR LOVE Aka MUJRIM, Jamal, a doctor, was brought up and educated by her single mother who got widowed when Jamal was only seven. She worked in people’s houses as maid and earned to make their living and for Jamal’s education. She passes a hard time for her son. When Jamal became a doctor, he showed his Mom the picture of a girl who then arranged his marriage. The girl was very obedient, good wife and daughter in law who started doing all the housework telling mother in law to only sit on the bed and rest.

Mother was used to of working all the time. Sitting and doing nothing was not acceptable for her. She asked Jamal to tell his wife not to forbid her from working. But Saima was not ready. She thought people will tease her if she will let the old lady work. Jamal’s mother got sick and stuck to bed. He couldn’t diagnose the problem. Saima told him that Mom had head lice and she doesn’t even let her touch her head. Jamal told her to use some shampoo but she said Mom usually remains angry with her. Jamal told her jokingly that once he had the head lice and Mom took all her hair off with a razor.

One day whilst at work Jamal got a phone that mom is very sick. He hurried home and saw that all people were gathered outside. When he went in he saw the Saima was sitting near Mom who had a bald head and was dead. Saima told him that she only took her hair off and she took poison and did suicide. Jamal took the same razor and cut Saima’s throat. Jamal was arrested and had a case in court where he accepted his crime because he wanted to die and see his mother. He was given a death sentence, which he accepted happily. A Sergeant at Jail persuaded him a lot and compelled him to tell his story. Jamal told him everything but never agreed to fight for himself. He was hanged to death.

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WAY TO HOPE

WAY TO HOPE

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Abid Ali, Badar Khalil, Qaiser Naqvi, Sanam Iqbal and Rashid Farooqi.

Tagline: Raped in enmity, rejected by family, she was forced to abandon her son to a temple.

WAY TO HOPE Aka MAHINDAR SINGH, is one of the many stories during the independence of Pakistan and India from British rule in 1947. Hajira and Yousuf migrated from India to Pakistan among other Muslims. They lost their son during riots and their daughter Sakina did suicide in the same period to avoid being captured and exploited by rioters. On the way to Pakistan, Hajira and Yousuf find Zubaida unconscious without any clothing, being raped and thrown on the roadside. They bring her along and keep her with them in Pakistan.

Yousuf starts working as gardener and Hajira stays at home with Zubaida who never speaks nor eat. Both Hajira and Yousuf tries to persuade her to forget the past and start living in present. After few days, they find out that Zubaida is pregnant. She tries to do suicide but they save her. Hajira asks her that she will not let Zubaida see the baby’s face and will send it away but she has to wait until the birth. When the baby is born, Hajira asks Yousuf to take the baby and leave him somewhere but Yousuf can’t do that and brings baby home.

Once seen, Zubaida’s motherhood doesn’t allow to throw away her baby and she keeps him. When baby is six months old, Zubaida meets her mother at the hospital where her brother sees the baby and asks whose baby is he? He then tells his mother that Zubaida can’t come to their house until she gives the baby away, which she refuses.

One day, brother goes to Hajira’s home, picks the baby but Yousuf stops him from taking the baby. He tries to kill the baby but Hajira calls men from neighbors and brother has to leave. Zubaida then goes to a Gurdwara (Temple) and gives the baby to the Guru.

After almost seventeen years, when war breaks between India and Pakistan in 1965, Zubaida is old and alone. Brother comes and tells her to go with him due to area being evacuated but she refuses. She can’t prepare herself to leave the place where she has the memories of baby, Hajira and Yousuf. Brother goes and there comes a teenager Sikh boy. Hajira pulls a knife to defend herself and upon asking he tells that he is her son.

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Meharun Nisa

Meharun Nisa

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Bushra Ansari, Talat Hussain, Humayun Bin Rather, Sara Loren, Akbar Subhani and Taj Niazi.

Tagline: Fate elevated her to a respected place from the garbage of the prostitution.

Meharun Nisa (Born Forbidden), is a story of a girl who was thrown on garbage after being born as a result of prostitution, picked up by the servant of a rich man and was adopted by his maid Zainab.

BBC, later on, made a documentary about the child and a lady from England went and adopted that baby. When she grew up and watched the documentary somewhere, she came to know who she was and what happened with her. She went to meet that lady, Zainab, who adopted her first and was still living in the same area.

When she arrived to pass time with that family, people started pointing fingers on her, remembering her childhood. Zainab, once again could not accept the disrespect for her daughter (Meharun Nisa) and Mehar had to leave again to go back to Alina ‘s House, where she had been a respectable citizen always.

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Director Kamran Qureshi, Actor Talat Hussain, Actress Bushra Ansari filming Tv Movie “Born Forbidden” 2004

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IMPECCABLE

IMPECCABLE

DIRECTOR – Winner: Best TV Drama Director for Kamran Qureshi & Winner: Best TV Drama Writer for Zafar Meraj.

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Nida Yasir, Rubina Ashraf, Yasir Nawaz, Latif Charlie and Aslam Lattar.

Tagline: Starved to death in lieu of giving shelter to an orphan child.

MPECCABLE Aka MASOOM, Nomi, an eight year old boy from neighboring orphanage, was a friend to Mano (cat), Mithu (parrot) and other birds in Sultana’s house. He used to jump in her garden and talk to the birds secretly. One day Sultana saw him from back and complained to the in-charge but could not mention who it was. In-charge could not help. Sultana then arranged to have fence on the walls to save her birds. When Nomi watches it he jumps in again to steal at least one bird before the fencing stops his way. Unfortunately, Sultana catches him and hand him over to In-charge who punishes him severely.

Next morning, Sultana gets amazed to see neither of birds or cat ate anything. She goes to Orphanage and asks if she can borrow Nomi for some outing, which is refused by In-charge. She then asks her brother to speak someone influential to adopt Nomi. Nomi is being adopted and starts living happily with Sultana, who herself didn’t marry to raise and educate her siblings. Now when they all were well settled, she enjoys her life with adopted son Nomi. In the meantime, Nomi’s grandfather come to orphanage and claims for him. In-charge takes him to Sultana who is surprised and shocked to see him.

She doesn’t return home after school and goes to her brother Nasir, who tells her to return Nomi. Nasir gets a call from In-charge and Sultana escapes from his home with Nomi. She passes time outside and doesn’t return home. They give ads on TV and press, she returns home in night one day and asks Nomi to lock the gate from outside and jump inside.

Sultana gets sick but doesn’t go to doctor. They remain locked inside until the water finishes at home and Sultana is so sick that Nomi couldn’t bear anymore and goes out to get her a glass of water. Outside, In-charge and grandfather see him and follow him. When he arrives back, Sultana is sitting still in bed with eyes open. He tries to wake her up thinking she will speak until In-charge arrives on spot and finds Sultana dead.

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A RENTED CHILD

A RENTED CHILD

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Tauqeer Nasir, Ghazal Siddique and Sheema Kirmani.

Tagline: Punishments were acceptable for a street beggar than to rent her child to overcome poverty.

A RENTED CHILD Aka MAZLOOM, Roofi, a seven year old boy, is taken off from school by his father, Majid, to beg on a traffic signal with him. Sajida wants Roofi to study and doesn’t like him begging but is compelled due to her husband. People give good amount in beggary to child and a lady even brings him toys and sweets.

Once the lady calls Majid, but being busy on signal he refuses to listen. Same night police takes Majid to Police station and leaves him after warning. Next day, Majid apologizes the lady and she asks him how much does he earn a day there on traffic lights. In the meanwhile, Roofi comes across an accident. Lady takes him to hospital for first aid and once attended, she asks Majid to give Roofi to her. She offers him money and drops him home. Majid thinks about it and decides. He goes to her home and leaves Roofi there. Sajida, his wife, creates a lot of fuss and insists to go and see Roofi.

Majid takes her there next day where she tries to take Roofi away. Majid brings her back home and beats her. She goes to see Roofi every day standing outside the gates of lady’s home. She is punished by her husband again and again but she refuses to give up.

Finally, one day when she is outside the gate watching Roofi going to school, Majid arrives and at homes he beats her severely about to kill her when the lady arrives and gives Roofi back to them, cursing Sajida. Sajida gets happy finding her only son back. But when Majid asks her to get Roofi ready to go for begging, Sajida decides and goes to the lady’s house giving up herself for a better life of her son away from begging.

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Mother Of Desert

Mother Of Desert

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TV Movie (2004)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Rehan Sheikh, Rabia Naureen, Deeba, Saleem Iqbal and Farheen Raja.

Tagline: After last night’s duty on the Border, “Resignation” or “Suicide” were the only options left for that soldier.

MOTHER OF DESERT Aka MUHAFIZ, A story of a mother, in village of Thar desert in border area of India & Pakistan, who sacrificed her motherhood for the justice to her country and for a soldier whom she also said to be her son. She did not even thought for a single minute for her only son who could get into difficulty, but stood for truth and love of her country.

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Director Kamran Qureshi, DOP Irfan Ahsan (late) Actor Rehan Sheikh filming TV Movie “Mother of Desert” about a Soldier of Border Security Force

Posted by TV Movie “Mother of Desert” about a Soldier of Border Security Force on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

MURAD

MURAD

DIRECTOR – Winner: Best Film, Winner: Best Director Award for Kamran Qureshi and Special Award for outstanding performance for Sohail Asghar.

Format

Writer

Producer

Production

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TV Movie (2003)

Zafar Meraj

Iram Qureshi

Evergreen’s Production

Sohail Asghar, Qazi Wajid, Nabeel Zafar, Tabraiz Shah and Zaheen Tahira.

Tagline: An intersex dancer became a street beggar for her adopted son but rejected for not having respect in society.

MURAD (Desire), The story revolves around an intersex “Saima” who adopts a helpless child ‘Murad’. This child does not like her profession of dancing. Saima tries hard to fit in other professions as a male but people tease her at every place.

Then she again tries to get a job as a woman but fails. She then starts begging to earn her living but when Murad watches her as a beggar on the road, he gets cross. She then sends Murad to a hostel and starts dancing again to fulfil the expenses of his studies. She never goes to see Murad so as to avoid his hatred.

The boy goes abroad on scholarship for higher studies. By the end, Saima gets an invitation of Aqeeqah (newborn welcoming ceremony) from an unknown person and when they all go there, Saima comes to know that it was “Murad” who called her to show his son and wife about his mother who brought him up with the help of her Ghungroos, and also to thank Saima for all what she did for him. Many intersex individuals acted in the film in different scenes.

Related Links:
https://people.uea.ac.uk/en/publications/murad(09781188-0cfc-47a0-bd2b-ffd1f5ee90ef).html
https://web.archive.org/web/20070208120011/http://www.indus.tv:80/indusdramaawards.php

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SPECIAL DRINK

SPECIAL DRINK

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TV Movie (2002)

Usman Mustafa

Angeline Malik

Indus Media Group

Mohib Mirza, Aslam Later, Akber Subhani, M. Kashif Ayub, Junaid Butt, Hamid Mehmood Baloch and Obaid-Ur-Rehman.

Tagline: His conscience drove him to death thinking he was poisoned.

SPECIAL DRINK, Sheru, twelve year old only son of a roadside hotel owner, used to host people with his special tea made by himself. Very kind, well mannered child who was fond of studies but never agreed to go to big town for education fearing his father would be alone without him. An ill mannered driver, used to come to hotel and misbehave with waiters if something goes wrong. Sheru apologizes him.

Some boys come to the hotel and ask about nearby Mill, Sheru treats them very well and they promise to come daily for breakfast and teach Sheru something. One day a snake bit Sheru whilst he went to bring her school bag when the boys came to hotel. The boys tried to took him to hospital in their van but the same truck driver who left hotel sometime ago didn’t give them the way, not knowing who were they, and Sheru died on the way.

After few days when the driver came back to hotel, Sheru’s father presented him Special Tea, when driver asked about Sheru, father told him that he died and about a truck driver who stopped their way. The driver recalled everything. Sheru’s father kept filling his cup with tea telling him the details. Driver whilst leaving the hotel felt like he has been poisoned in tea.

He kept feeling that and on his way this time the boys were in front of him in their van. This time they didn’t know if something was wrong with truck driver and they didn’t leave the way for him. When driver arrived hospital he told that he was poisoned and he couldn’t survive. Doctor, when checked diagnosed that he had a heart attack.

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POWER OF SEA

POWER OF SEA

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Host & Singer

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TV Documentary Film (2002)

Jawad Ahmad

John Thornton

Shamoon Hashmi

Jawad Hamid Raja

Avtek Media Group

POWER OF SEA aka Navy Hardam Tayyar, Navy is the most multidimensional force of any country. This documentary covers the life of all four dimensions of Navy, the Warships, SSG, Submarines and Aviation.

It endeavors to include the training of cadets in Naval academy, emergency exercises like Action Station by the soldiers on ships, Marines, Air staff in the circumstances of war & emergencies and the part of their training, especially the exercises of Commandos in air, on earth and under water. The Submarine manufacturing factory and dockyards have been filmed showing the capability of Navy on manufacturing side.

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FLYING TIGERS

FLYING TIGERS

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Host & Singer

Music

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TV Documentary Film (2002)

Jawad Ahmad

John Thornton

Shamoon Hashmi

Jawad Hamid Raja

Avtek Media Group

FLYING TIGERS aka Air Force Hardam Tayyar, Flying Tigers is based on Air force and its activities during peace and war. Interviews of Cadets and Instructors in Risalpur Academy, Technicians, Paratroopers, Female officers, Sports instructors, show how the cadets are given basic training and prepared for tough circumstances.

Different aircrafts used by Air force, their capabilities, and what purpose do they serve, give a brief view of how the Air force is equipped. Several exercises being shot for the awareness of public to show the procedures work during any emergencies, like Scramble by the pilots in case of attack by the enemy and the exercise by Search & Rescue Squadron to help the pilots in emergency and providing medical assistance.

Aircraft Rebuild and Manufacturing factories, and the people responsible of running those factories explain the way Air force is excelling, in getting state of the art technology and capability of handling the repairs itself. The documentary covers the training of cadet from the academy to becoming a full pilot and what tasks they perform in different departments, the preparation and readiness of Air force to defend its country.

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Sons Of The Soil

Sons Of The Soil

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Host & Singer

Music

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TV Documentary Film (2002)

Jawad Ahmad

John Thornton

Shamoon Hashmi

Jawad Hamid Raja

Avtek Media Group

Sons of the soil (Army Hardam Tayyar) is a documentary about the readiness and preparation of Army, during escalation on border area and for any expected problems. It reflects different cores of Army responsible for Tanks, Transportation, Aviation, Radars, Food, etc. their routine and is also a morale-boosting factor for Soldiers. It is to show the common masses that the Army is always ready to safeguard their country.

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Director Kamran Qureshi and Host/Singer Jawad Ahmed.

Posted by TV Documentary “Sons Of The Soil” on Army 2002 on Thursday, 24 April 2014

THOSE 70 DAYS

THOSE 70 DAYS

DIRECTOR

Format

Poetry

Co Directors

Producer

TV Documentary Film (2008)

Professor Aqeel Ruby

Iram Qureshi

Anila Khan

Tagline: A documentary contained Benazir Bhutto’s last seventy days, assigned by herself after Oct. the 18th’s bomb blast.

Documentary on last 70 days of world famous (assassinated) female leader Benazir Bhutto, twice elected Prime Minister of Pakistan. This documentary was assigned initially by Benazir Bhutto herself 18th October 2007 Karachi’s bomb blast, the day she returned to Pakistan after finishing nine years exile.
This documentary was stopped being aired due to emergency imposed on 3 November 2007 by Pakistan’s ex-military ruler, General retired Pervez Musharraf, including sanctions on all TV channels. It was reopened after her assassination and the events after 18th October till her death were included. The documentary was named as “THOSE 70 DAYS” which shows her last 70 days.

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NO. 9

NO. 9

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TV Movie (1999)

Usman Mustafa

Ghazanfar Ali

Combine Media

Yasir Nawaz, Sanam Iqbal and Shehnaz Pervaiz.

Tagline: Revenge led to ruin eight families but did not stop there…

A thrilling, murder mystery about the nurses, deputed as attendant of an old man, were killed in a haunted house. Tasneem finds out the real killer when she is about to be murdered.

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