Firaaq (TV series)

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Firaaq: Separation is not a Comeuppance of Love
Firaaq Television Poster.jpg
Title screen
Genre Drama
Written by Mustafa Afridi[1]
Directed by Abis Raza Abidi
Starring Mohib Mirza
Sanam Saeed
Junaid Khan
Cybil Chaudhry
Noor Hassan Rizvi
Hira Saleem
Uzma Gillani
S. Mazhar Ali
Theme music composer Shaibi
Opening theme "Sifarish Hai ye dil ki"
Rajab Ali Khan
Composer(s) Shaibi
Country of origin Pakistan
Original language(s) Urdu
No. of episodes 17
Production
Producer(s) Momina Duraid
Location(s) Panama City, Florida, United States
Cinematography Illyas Kashmiri
Haider Raza Arif
Syed Zafar
Nadeem Kasmiri
Editor(s) Mehmood Ali
Faisal Saleem
Saqib Qureshi
Camera setup Multi-camera setup
Running time 35–40 minutes
Release
Original network Hum TV
Picture format 480p
Audio format Stereo
First shown in Pakistan
Original release 6 September (2014-09-06) – 28 December 2014
External links
Hum Television
Moomal Productions

Firaaq (Urdu: فراق:دوریاں محبت کا زوال نہیں‎; Separation) is a 2014 Pakistani family drama television serial.[2] The serial is directed by Abis Raza, written by Mustafa Afridi and produced by Momina Duraid. Uzma Gillani, Syed Mazhar Ali, Mohib Mirza, Sanam Saeed, Junaid Khan, Noor Hassan Rizvi, Hira Saleem and Cybil Chaudhry plays the lead roles. Set in America, it follows the life of a broken family lives in Panama City, Florida, and Paiman who struggles to live at her own wills despite of boundaries by her mother. On 14 December 2014, Firaaq began airing on Sundays at 8 pm – 10:20 pm (PST) instead of on Saturdays at 8 pm – 9:10 pm (PST). Its last episode aired on Sunday, 28 December 2014 at 8 pm.

Plot[edit]

The plot revolves around story of a broken Pakistani American family settled in Florida, United States. The story is about Paimaan, Imroze, Rumi, Sarah, Shams, and Hareem. Paimaan and Shams are siblings. Their father had died when they were very young. Their mother whom they call "Maa Jee" (Uzma Gillani) marries another man, Haider (S. Mazhar Ali). At 10 years old, Shams realizes this and leaves the home in anger. Years pass, and Paimaan (Sanam Saeed) grows up into a mature, quiet, and depressed girl due to her mother's behavior. Her mother is strict and do not allow her to go anywhere as she thinks that the atmosphere of America will spoil her, but her stepfather is friendly with her, understands her problems, and advises her to move out. This makes her mother angry as she believes that he is poisoning her mind. On the other hand, Shams (Junaid Khan) has married a Pakistani girl, Sarah (Cybil Chaudhry). Sarah is an orphan and she and Shams love each other, but before they marry Shams puts a condition that he does not want a child. Sarah agrees, but after few years of marriage she begins to demand a baby from Shams. Then,she goes to Shams family and meets other. When Shams realises this,he takes Paimaan with him to his house.[3]

Cast[edit]

Following are list of main cast of drama serial:

Principal Cast
Special Mention
  • Dr. Muhammad K Raza
  • Mrs. Sarwar Raza
  • Dr. Khalid Mehmood
  • Mrs. Yasmin Mehmood
  • Dr. Anwar Kamal Gellani
  • Dr. Sohail Khan
  • Mrs. Iram Khan
  • Dr. Ikram-ul-Haq
  • Mrs. Fauzia Ikram
  • Dr. Muzaffar Chaudhry
  • Mrs. Farid Chaudhry
  • Mrs. Shadab Zafar
  • Tayyaba Awan
  • Maryam Rana

Production[edit]

The serial was shot mostly in Panama City, Florida, in the United States, with some portion also taking place in Pakistan. Production and shooting began between May and June. Principal photography started in mid-July and finished in mid-August, with other editing processes. The first teaser trailer was released on 24 August 2014, and OST of the drama serial was released on 29 August 2014.

This is the second serial of Hum Television that shot in same place outside of country, as first being was Vasl. This is second appearance of Junaid and Sanam together after Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu, where he plays Sanam's abusive husband. Model turned actress, Cybil mark his debut in acting by this serial. Veteran actor Syed Mazhar Ali returns to TV after massive heart attack and Uzma Gellani also appears on Hum TV after long time.

Original soundtrack[edit]

Firaaq: Original Soundtrack (OST)
Soundtrack album by Rajab Ali Khan
Released 27 August 2014 (2014-08-27)
Recorded 2013
Genre Theme song, Television soundtrack
Length 1:48
Language Urdu
Label M.D Productions
Producer Momina Duraid

The Theme song of Firaaq is its original soundtrack, written by Azal Band and Abis Raza the director of serial, and composed by Shebi. The music is a label of Momina Duraid Productions.[4] The song is sung by Razab Ali.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Azal Band and ABis Raza; all music composed by Shaibi.

No.TitleArtist(s)Length
1.""Firaaq""Rajab Ali Khan1:48

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Firaaq". Awami Web. 29 August 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Firaaq 2014 Hum Drama serial". Rashid Nazir Ali. Review It!. Retrieved 22 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Firaaq Synopsis". Pakistan Ultimate Media. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Firaaq Title song". Hum TV's DailyMotion. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 

External links[edit]

Official website
Other resources