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What are some Pakistani dramas?

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"Dhuwan," "Humsafar," "Pyarey Afzal," "Jackson Heights" and "Meri Zaat Zarrae Benishan" are some of the most highly rated Pakistani TV dramas, according to IMDb.com. "Doraha" and "Khuda Zameen Se Gaya Nahin" also have high rankings as of June 2015.

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"Dhuwan" is a mini-series from 1992 that tells the story of five friends who band together as a group of vigilantes to attack the criminal underbelly of Quetta, Pakistan. "Humsafar," a series from 2011, follows the life of a young married couple who must defy the odds in order to stay together. From 2013, "Pyarey Afzal" is a drama about a young man with a life derailed by doomed love. "Jackson Heights" is a 2014 comedy-drama about six Pakistani immigrants living and working in the Queens neighborhood in New York City.

"Mari Zaat Zarrae Benishan," from 2009, is the tale of a Pakistani woman falsely accused of infidelity and how this affects both her own life and her daughter's. From 2008, "Doraha" is another romantic drama about doomed love, in this case focusing on two cousins, one of whom faces an unrequited love for the other. "Khuda Zameen Se Gaya Nahin" is a 2009 TV drama about two brothers with mismatching views on faith and terrorism.

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