Most Watched Top Pakistani Dramas in 2024

Top Pakistani Dramas are a blend of tradition and modernity, capturing audiences worldwide with their captivating narratives and relatable characters. Produced in South Asia, these dramas showcase Pakistani society, complex social dynamics, and everyday lives. Thematic explorations range from heart-wrenching romances to gripping social commentaries. The power of storytelling lies at the core of Top Pakistani Dramas, which can spark conversations about critical social issues, challenge societal norms, and promote positive change. They also serve as a bridge for cultural exchange, fostering understanding and appreciation between cultures. Top Pakistani Dramas are a gateway to a world of captivating stories, allowing viewers to connect with characters and their journeys.

Top Pakistani Dramas: A Curated List

Dive into the captivating world of Pakistani dramas with our curated list of some of the most acclaimed shows that have taken the world by storm. Each drama offers a unique blend of storytelling, exceptional performances, and a glimpse into Pakistani culture, solidifying their place as Top Pakistani Dramas.

1. Pyare Afzal (2013)

Pyare Afzal (2013)

  • Release Date: November, 2013
  • Lead actors: Ayeza Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Sohai Ali Abro, Sana Javed
  • Supporting Artist: Alie Sheikh, Firdous Jamal, Anoushay Abbasi, Saba Faisal, Vasay Chaudhry
  • Produced by: Humayun Saeed
  • Director: Nadeem Baig
  • Writer: Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar
  • Original Sound Track (OST): Jaane Wo Kese Log Thy Pyar Ko Pyar Mila
  • OST Sung by: Waqar Ali
  • IMDb Rating: 9.0
  • Language: Urdu
  • No. of Episodes: 37
  • Streaming Channel: ARY Digital YouTube Channel
  • Summarized Stroy: In Hyderabad, Afzal Subhan (Hamza Ali Abbasi), son of Maulvi Subhanallah, plays cricket and has a crush on Farah Ibrahim (Ayeza Khan), a mill owner’s daughter. Farah hires Afzal as her love to convince her parents she loves another person. After that, Afzal leaves Hyderabad and moves to Karachi, where he becomes a gangster and is hired by the undercover police. Afzal’s engagement to Yasmeen (Sohai Ali Abro) is cancelled, and he returns to Hyderabad with Yasmeen. At the end of drama, Farah confesses to love Afzal, but while confessing Afzal got shot by the police. This was the last heart-breaking scene which left tears in the eyes of the audience.

2. Besharam (2016)

 Besharam (2016): Top Pakistani Dramas

  • Release Date: November 2016
  • Lead actors: Saba Qamar & Zahid Ahmed
  • Supporting Artist: Atiqa Odho, Faraz Farooqui, Ammar Ahmed, Jinaan Hussain, Jahanzeb Khan
  • Produced by: Humayun Saeed
  • Director: Farooq Rind
  • Writer: Sarwat Nazeer
  • Original Sound Track (OST): Ruk to Zara Ay Musafir
  • OST Sung by: Zoe Viccaji
  • IMDb Rating: 8.6
  • Language: Urdu
  • No. of Episodes: 24
  • Streaming Channel: ARY Digital YouTube Channel
  • Summarized Stroy: Besharam is a drama about three women, Sara (Atiqa Odho), Mashal (Saba Qamar), and Sofia (Fia Khan), and their struggles in the glamor industry and upper-class family. The story revolves around Haider Bakht (Zahid Ahmed), an aspiring politician, and his family. Haider & Mashal get married on a TV Talk Show based on their egos over an argument. Despite initial reluctance, Haider & Mashal eventually marry and settle into a comfortable married life. The drama ends on a happy note as Haider and Mashal lived happily ever after.

3. Suno Chanda (2018 & 2019)

Suno Chanda (2018 & 2019): Top Pakistani Dramas

  • Release Date: May 2018
  • Lead actors: Iqra Aziz & Farhan Saeed
  • Supporting Artist: Nabeel Zuberi, Mashal Khan, Samina Ahmad, Nadia Afgan, Farhan Ali Agha, Farah Shah
  • Produced by: Momina Duraid
  • Director: Ahson Talish
  • Writer: Saima Akram Chudhery
  • Original Sound Track (OST): Aao Sunaun Tumhen ik Kahani
  • OST Sung by: Farhan Saeed
  • IMDb Rating: 8.8
  • Language: Urdu
  • No. of Episodes: 60
  • No. of Seasons: 2
  • Streaming Channel: HUM TV YouTube Channel
  • Summarized Stroy: Arsal Jamshed Ali (Farhan Saeed) and Ajiya Nazakat Ali (Iqra Aziz), cousins, live in a joint family. Bi Jaan, their grandmother plans their wedding to honor their grandfather’s last wish. Arsal and Jiya, against the marriage, team up with their cousins, Kinza and Sherry to stop it Kinza & Sherry helps resolve their problem and helps Jiya pursue her dream career. Eventually, Arsal and Jiya fall in love, promising not to repeat their mistakes.

4. Behadd (2013)

Behadd (2013)

  • Release Date: February 2013
  • Lead actors: Fawad Khan, Nadia Jamil, Sajal Ali
  • Supporting Artist: Nadia Afgan, Adnan Siddiqui, Adnan Jaffar and Shamoon Abbasi
  • Produced by: Momina Duraid
  • Director: Asim Raza
  • Writer: Umera Ahmad
  • Original Sound Track (OST) Sung by: Zeb & Haniya by the band “Kavish”
  • IMDb Rating: 7.8
  • Language: Urdu
  • No. of Episodes: 128 minutes ScreenPlay
  • Streaming Channel: HUM TV YouTube Channel
  • Summarized Stroy: Masooma (Nadia Jamil), a single mother, lives with her 15-year-old daughter Maha (Sajal Ali), who becomes introverted and possessive of her mother. She meets her childhood friend, Jamal Ahmad (Fawad Khan), and they bond over their mutual love. Jamal (Jo) proposes to Masooma, but she refuses due to her age. After a sexual harassment incident between Maha & Jamal, Masooma breaks up with Jamal, sending Maha to London. Maha apologizes to Jamal, and they become emotional after realizing the truth.

5. Hamsafar (2011)

Humsafar 2011: Top Pakistani Dramas

  • Release Date: September 2011
  • Lead actors: Mahira Khan & Fawad Khan
  • Supporting Artist: Naveen Waqar, Atiqa Odho, Behroze Sabzwari, Hina Khawaja Bayat, Noor Hassan Rizvi, Saba Faisal, Salma Zafar, Sara Kashif, Qaiser Naqvi
  • Produced by: Momina Duraid
  • Director: Sarmad Sultan Khoosat
  • Writer: Farhat Ishtiaq
  • Original Sound Track (OST): Wo Humsafar Tha
  • OST Sung by: Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch
  • IMDb Rating: 8.9
  • Language: Urdu
  • No. of Episodes: 23
  • No. of Seasons: 1
  • Streaming Channel: HUM TV YouTube Channel
  • Summarized Stroy: Khirad (Mahira Khan), a mathematician from a lower-middle-class community in Hyderabad, lives with her widowed mother, Maimoona. After Maimoona’s cancer diagnosis, her brother Baseerat Hussain arranges a marriage for Khirad, despite initial opposition from Farida, Khirad, and Ashar (Fawad Khan). Ashar and Khirad marry, but Maimoona dies, and Farida treats Khirad as a daughter. Khirad enrolls in a master’s program in applied mathematics, but is framed by Farida, Zarina, and Khizar. Farida convinces Ashar that Khirad and Khizar had an affair, leading to Khirad’s exile and a premature baby.
    Four years later, Khirad confronts Ashar, who reveals her innocence and the truth about Hareem’s birth. Ashar, horrified by his unintentional complicity, confronts Farida and reveals that Farida threw Khirad out to disavow the unborn child. Ashar takes responsibility for the events and asks Khirad to stay with him, despite her reluctance. The three form a real family unit, despite Khirad’s resentment and the possibility of her forgiveness.

6. Zindagi Gulzar Hai (2012)

Zindagi Gulzar hai

  • Release Date: November 2012
  • Lead actors: Fawad Khan & Sanam Saeed
  • Supporting Artist: Ayesha Omer, Mehreen Raheel as Asmara Tariq, Sheheryar Munawar Siddiqui, Mansha Pasha, Sana Sarfaraz, Samina Peerzada, Waseem Abbas, Javed Shaikh, Hina Khawaja Bayat, Behroze Sabzwari, Maheen Rizvi, Shazia Afgan, Muhammad Asad, Kanwar Nafees, Khalid Ahmed
  • Produced by: Momina Duraid
  • Director: Sultana Siddiqui
  • Writer: Umera Ahmad
  • Original Sound Track (OST): Zindagi Gulzar Hai
  • OST Sung by: Ali Zafar
  • IMDb Rating: 8.9
  • Language: Urdu
  • No. of Episodes: 26
  • No. of Seasons: 1
  • Streaming Channel: HUM TV YouTube Channel
  • Summarized Stroy: The story revolves around the lives of Kashaf Murtaza (Sanam Saeed) and Zaroon Junaid (Fawad Khan), two individuals from different backgrounds. Kashaf comes from a lower-middle-class family and lives with her mother, Rafia, and her sisters. Zaroon, on the other hand, comes from a upper class family and has a close friendship with his friend Asmara. Despite their differences, they eventually get engaged but broke-up. After that, Kashaf and Zaroon got married, as they grow closer, they realize their differences and fall in love. However, they also face challenges. Despite their fears, they reconcile when they discover Kashaf has twin daughters. Their love grows, and they learn to be more impulsive and judgmental.

7. Ehd e Wafa (2019)

Ehd e Wafa (2019)

  • Release Date: September 2019
  • Lead actors: Ahad Raza Mir, Ahmed Ali Akbar, Osman Khalid Butt, Wahaj Ali
  • Supporting Artist: Hajra Yamin, Alize Shah, Zara Noor Abbas
  • Produced by: Momina Duraid
  • Director: Saife Hassan
  • Writer: Mustafa Afridi
  • Original Sound Track (OST): Yaara Teri Yarriyan
  • OST Sung by: Asim Azhar, Ali Zafar, Sahir Ali Bagga, Aima Baig
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
  • IMDb Rating: 8.5
  • Language: Urdu
  • No. of Episodes: 25
  • No. of Seasons: 1
  • Streaming Channel: HUM TV YouTube Channel
  • Summarized Stroy: The story revolves around a group of friends, Saad (Ahad Raza Mir), Shahzain (Osman Khalid Butt), Shariq (Wahaj Ali), and Shehryar (Ahmed Ali Akbar), who form the Special ‘S’ Gang (SSG) at Lawrence College in Murree. They study together and often bunk hostels together. But due to some issues in their hostel life they, the SSG is eventually dissolved, and they lead separate lives.
    Shahzain becomes angry and decides to marry Dua (Saad’s girl-friend) as revenge. However, Dua’s parents reject his proposal, and he eventually marries Rani (Zara Noor Abbas). Dua’s father dies, and her mother becomes disabled. Saad joins Army, Shehryar became an Assistant Commissioner and Shariq a Qualified Media Reporter.
    Shahzain wins elections and becomes an MNA, while Shariq and Ramsha (Hajra Yasmeen) marry each other. They all grow closer to each other and eventually reconcile. Dua is appointed as an army doctor, and they face challenges together. The SSG stands up for their country, covering media and advising students on how to serve the country through various opportunities.

8. Sinf-e-Aahan (2021)

Sinf-e-Aahan (2021

  • Release Date: November 2021
  • Lead actors: Sajal Ali, Ramsha Khan, Dananeer Mobeen, Kubra Khan, Yumna Zaida, Syra Yousuf
  • Supporting Artist: Sheheryar Munawar Siddiqui, Asim Azhar, Sonia Mishal, Usman Mukhtar, Asad Siddiqui, Ali Rehman Khan
  • Produced by: Humayun Saeed, Shahzad Nasib, Samina Humayun Saeed, Sana Shahnawaz
  • Director: Nadeem Baig
  • Writer: Umera Ahmad
  • Original Sound Track (OST): Tu Nhi Kamzor
  • OST Sung by: Asim Azhar
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1
  • Language: Urdu
  • No. of Episodes: 24
  • No. of Seasons: 1
  • Streaming Channel: ARY Digital YouTube Channel
  • Summarized Stroy: The drama follows seven women, Arzoo Daniel (Syra Yousuf), Mahjabeen Kubra Khan) Mastaan, Pariwesh Jamal (Ramsha Khan), Rabia Safeer (Sajal Aly), Shaista Khanzada (Yumna Zaida), Syeda Sidra Batool (Dananeer Mobeen), and Nathmy Pereira, who enter the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) to become officers. Despite personal challenges, they bond and support each other, ultimately graduating from the PMA and becoming commissioned officers in the Pakistan Army.

9. Deewangi (2019)

Deewangi (2019)

  • Release Date: December 2019
  • Lead actors: Danish Taimoor & Hiba Bukhari
  • Supporting Artist: Ali Abbas, Zoya Nasir, Ismat Zaidi, Mehmood Aslam, Nida Mumtaz, Faiza Gillani
  • Produced by: Abdullah Kadwani, Asad Qureshi
  • Director: Zeeshan Ahmed
  • Writer: Sadia Akhtar
  • Original Sound Track (OST): Tu Ye Bta Kaisi Ye Thy Dewangi
  • OST Sung by: Sahir Ali Bagga
  • IMDb Rating: 7.3
  • Language: Urdu
  • No. of Episodes: 41
  • No. of Seasons: 1
  • Streaming Channel: GEO TV YouTube Channel
  • Summarized Stroy: Nageen (Hira Bukhari) and Sultan (Danish Taimoor), a wealthy businessman, form a complex relationship, involving misunderstandings, manipulation, and ultimately, their love story highlights family conflict, social pressures, and justice.

10. Chupke Chupke (2021)

Chupke Chupke (2021)

  • Release Date: April 2021
  • Lead actors: Osman Khalid Butt, Ayeza Khan, Arsalan Naseer & Aymen Saleem
  • Supporting Artist: Asma Abbas, Uzma Baig, Aasi Khan, Farhan Ally Agha, Mira Sethi
  • Produced by: Momina Duraid
  • Director: Danish Nawaz
  • Writer: Saima Akram Chaudhry
  • Original Sound Track (OST): Pareshan Kyun Lage Tu
  • OST Sung by: Ali Zafar & Nirmal Roy
  • IMDb Rating: 8.5
  • Language: Urdu
  • No. of Episodes: 30
  • No. of Seasons: 1
  • Streaming Channel: HUM TV YouTube Channel
  • Summarized Stroy: The drama revolves around the Nawab Family, two houses led by jealous wives, and their arranged marriages and love triangles. The plot is driven by misunderstandings, family conflicts, and twists, ultimately leading to happy marriages.

Beyond the List: Exploring the Enthralling World of Top Pakistani Dramas

Beyond this list, there are many other Top Pakistani dramas to binge-watch and satisfy your cravings to watch family shows from different genre of top class comedy, romance, crime, horror, investigation, class difference and relatable family problems.

Pre 2000s Era Top Pakistani Dramas

  1. Dhoop Kinare (1987)
  2. Ankahi (1982)
  3. Ainak Wala Jin (1993)
  4. Alpha Bravo Charlie (1998)
  5. Tanhaiyan (1985)
  6. Kashkole (1993)
  7. Dehleez (1981)
  8. Samandar (1983)
  9. Dhuwan (1994)
  10. Dastak (1986)
  11. Laag (1998)

2000s Era Top Pakistani Dramas

  1. Mannchalay (2009)
  2. Bulbulay (2009)
  3. Daam (2010)
  4. Doraha (2008)
  5. Mehndi (2003)
  6. Ye Zindagi Hai (2008)

2010s Era Top Pakistani Dramas

  1. Diyar-e-Dil (2015)
  2. Humsafar (2011)
  3. Zindagi Gulzar Hai (2012)
  4. Yaqeen Ka Safar (2017)
  5. Besharam (2016)
  6. Qaid e Tanhai (2010)
  7. Dastaan (2010)
  8. Khuda Aur Mohabbat (2011)
  9. Shehr-e-Zaat (2012)
  10. Sang-e-Mar Mar (2016)
  11. Khaani (2017)
  12. Udaari (2016)
  13. Sammi (2017)
  14. Ruswai (2018)
  15. Mom (2017)
  16. Suno Chanda (2018 & 2019)
  17. Dure Shehwar (2014)
  18. DIl Moam ka Diya (2018)
  19. Angaan (2018)

2020s Era Top Pakistani Dramas

  1. Mere Humnasafar (2020)
  2. Chupke Chupke (2021)
  3. Parizaad (2021)
  4. Raqs-e-Bismil (2020)
  5. Alif (2019)
  6. Auladd Ghar (2020)
  7. Ehd-e-Wafa (2019)
  8. Pyar Kay Sadqay (2021)
  9. Ishqiya (2020)
  10. Mere Pass Tum Ho (2019)
  11. Ishq Murshid (2024)
  12. Mayi Ri (2023)
  13. Sabaat (2020)
  14. Dunk (2020)
  15. Jalan (2020)
  16. Merey Dost Merey Yaar (2019)
  17. Hum Kahan kay Sachay Thay (2021)
  18. Sinf-e-Aahan (2021)
  19. Ishq Jalebi (2021)
  20. Ishq e Laa (2021)
  21. Rang Mehel (2021)
  22. Taana Baana (2021)
  23. Pardes (2015)
  24. Tere Bin (2023)
  25. Kesi Teri Khudgarzi (2022)
  26. Hum Tum (2022)
  27. Pinjra (2022)
  28. Wehshi (2022)
  29. Zard Patton ka Bun (2024)
  30. Mujhe Pyaar Hua Tha (2023)
  31. Radd (2024)
  32. Very Filmy (2024)
  33. Dil Pe Dastak (2024)
  34. Kabuli Pulao (2023)
  35. Jaan Nisar (2024)


Top Pakistani Dramas offer a diverse range of genres, captivating actors, and stories that cater to a wide range of viewer preferences. These dramas range from heart-fluttering romances to social dramas, tackling issues like poverty, gender inequality, and family pressures. Suspense-driven thrillers and detective stories are available, while historical fiction and lighthearted rom-coms provide laughter and escape. The rise of Pakistani drama stars, such as Mahira Khan, Fawad Khan, Ayeza Khan, Sajal Aly, and Imran Abbas, has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide.

Top Pakistani dramas cater to diverse audience preferences, offering stories that explore teenage years, family bonds, generational differences, and the importance of love and support. Whether a seasoned drama aficionado or a curious newcomer, the world of Top Pakistani Dramas has something to offer.

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