Kahani Raima Aur Manahil Ki

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Kahani Raima Aur Manahil Ki
Opening logo of Kahani Raima Aur Manahil ki.jpg
opening sequence
Genre Comedy, Romance, Drama
Created by Ali Pirzada
Developed by Hussain Shirazi
Written by Faiza Iftikhar
Directed by Fahim Burney
Creative director(s) Imtiaz Ijaz Khan
Awais Javeed
Starring Sajjal Ali
Mehreen Raheel
Vasay Chaudhry
Shehroz Sabzwari
Voices of Habib-ul-Rehmaan
Opening theme Teray Meray Khuaboon Ke Kahaniyan
Composer(s) Sohail Haider; Mushroom Productions
Country of origin Pakistan
Original language(s) Urdu
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 20
Production
Producer(s) Afzal Ali
Location(s) Karachi, Islamabad
Editor(s) Rajesh Kamal, Zafar Ali
Running time Wednesday-Thursday 9:10pm
(40-45 minutes of airing)
Production company(s) Mushroom Productions
Release
Original network Hum TV
Original release 25 February (2014-02-25) – 20 August 2014 (2014-08-20)
Chronology
Preceded by Aisey Jalay Jia

Kahani Raima Aur Manahil Ki (Story of Raima and Manahil) is a Pakistani drama that started broadcasting on Hum TV. It revolves around the lives of two couples, the first couple hate each other while the second couple love each other. The series is a comedy tale focusing on how the two sort out their lives, and try their best to get what they want. It firstly aired on 25 February 2014 and cast Sajjal Ali, Mehreen Syed, Vasay Chaudhry and Shehroz Sabzwari as its main characters.[1] The show is Aired during Tuesday at 9:10pm. After Ramadan the timings of the show changed and it aired airing during Wednesday and Thursday at 9:10. On 20 August 2014 the series ended after completing 20 episodes.

Plot[edit]

The story revolves around two couples. The first couple, Wamaj and Raima to an upper-middle-class family and have been married for the past eight years despite their hatred for each other. They cannot opt out matrimony owing to the will left by their respective fathers. The second couple is that of Abrar and Manahil, who love each other but cannot marry owing to financial constrains. Abrar works at Raima’s boutique while Manahil is Wamaj’s secretary.[2] Raima and Wamaj try to exploit their subordinates’ financial weakness to end their own marriage. While Manahil and Abrar try their best for getting married.

Production[edit]

Logo for Kahani Raima Aur Manahil Ki

Kahani Raima Aur Manahil Ki TV series is Produced by Afzal Ali, is written by faiza Iftikhar, Directed by Fahim Burney,the creative directors include Imtiaz Ijaz Khan Awais Javeed it is Edited by Rajesh Kamal and Zafar Ali it is developed by Hussain Shirazi the dialogues are done by Ameer Hamza Khan. The OST of the Series is Performed by Dua Malik and Natasha Baig and is composed by Sohail Keys. The Series is a Mushroom Production Project which cast Sajjal Ali, Mehreen Syed, vasay Chaudhary and Shehroze Sabzwari as leading characters. The show first aired on 25 February 2014 on Channel Hum TV and was selected to air on Tuesdays at 9:10 pm. After reaching 18 episodes the show was stopped along with few other TV Series of Hum TV that aired at 9:10, this was because the channel had many new TV Series which were exclusively made for the month of Ramadan which was starting. The show was stopped and it was decided that in will resume on 6 August 2014 . After resuming, the series aired during Wednesday and Thursday at 9:10pm. The Series had 20 episodes in total and ended on 20 August 2014. [3]

Summary[edit]

Episodes 1-5[edit]

The story revolves around two couples. The first couple, Wamaj and Raima to an upper-middle-class family and have been married for the past eight years despite their hatred for each other, and second couple Abrar(bunty) and Manahil(bubbly) who love each other. In the start it is shown that Bunty's family lives in the portion of Manahils house as their Renters.

Manahil and Abrar want to marry each soon as possible but they can't due to Abrar's elder sister Seher who is not yet married because of her weird character and wants herself to be married as she is going beyond the marriage age, however a marriage proposal comes for her which as usual got denied. A marriage proposal comes for Seher but she is rejected. Manahil tries to make love relationship between Seher and an old shop keeper (Rasheed) but fails as bunty(abrar) sees the shopkeeper and Seher together.Manahil and Seher are now good friends, Manahil is advising tips for Seher so she can get married soon.

Raima and Wajmaj are married from past eight years and hate each other they can not divorce each other because the one who attempts to divorce will not be the part of the will signed by their parents. Raima tries to put some black magic on Wajmaj so he can divorce her, and Wajmaj pretends that he is drunk in front of Raima and makes her made Zareena dance seeing this Raima thinks that Wajmaj has gone crazy and changes her plan for putting black magic.

Episodes 6-8[edit]

Finally a marriage proposal comes for Seher and she is accepted for the marriage seeing this bubbly and bunty and the whole family are very happy, Raima makes a plan to show Wajmaj that she is interested on another man by doing so she takes her friend Numra's husband on a lunch. Wajmaj is doing the same thing but while he is flirting with a girl it is shown that the girl is a thief who takes away Wajmaj's cell phone, car and wallet, Namra sees her husband and Raima together while they are having dinner. She gets very angry and sends her husband away, Raima handles the condition and tells her that she was treating his as a friend in reality but in front of Wajmaj she would have treated him as his date. Numra.

Numra advises Raima to date another guy from his boutique, while Wajmaj's friend advises him to date someone from his office. Raima tries to date Bunty and tells him that she just wants herself to be divorced which he fully rejects, while Wajmaj on the other hand asks Manahil to be his date only in front of Raima because of which Manahil gets angry and rejects.

Inlaws of Seher are asking for about 2 lack rupees which can not be afforded because of which Bunty, Seher and their Mom are really depressed seeing this Manahil's Mother is also feeling sorry for them.

Manahil asks her mother for her marriage which her mom fully rejects, she tells her that she will only let her marry after four years when her sibling are mature enough to earn. Seeing all of the conditions Manahil and Abrar are very depressed and have no choice but to accept their bosses.

Abrar tells Manahil that he will work for Raima in order to get more money and get Seher's Marriage done, Manahil tells him that if she works for Wajmaj She can get more Money So he tells her that she should Work for Wajmaj so she can get more money and save it and after some time she can she that money to her mom so she can't blame her for her job, and there would be enough Money for their marriage.

Abrar agrees to work for Raima and gets more pay he gives it to his Mother who then gives it to Seher's In-laws. Sehers Marriage takes place and every one is very happy it is also shown that Seher knows about Manahil and Abrar's relationship and instead of being angry she want them to marry soon. Seher gets married and every thing is settled.

Manahil agrees to work with Wajmaj, and now Abrar is working for Raima while Manahil is working for Wajmaj.

Episode 9-12[edit]

Raima and Wajmaj are now planning to make each other feel jealous, by this Wajmaj invites Manahil to his house and Raima decides to spend her whole day with Abrar before this process Raima takes Abrar for shopping so he can look more decent and same happens with Manahi and Wajmaj.

Abrar's Mother(Zainab) wants him to marry someone by this she invited people for bringing marriage proposal but later rejects as Abrar denies. Manahil comes to Wajmajs house and tries to make Raima jealous by showing her that she cares a lot for Wajmaj, but Raima is not jealous same happens with Wajmaj after Raima receives flowers and is going out with Abrar.

Seher's husband sees Abrar with Raima and tells her about his affair, Seher asks Abrar about this and he handles the situation by saying that he treats Raima as his sister. Manahil's Mother(Asiya) is suspecious about Manahil and spies on her she sees Manahil with Wajmaj and thinks that both are having a love affair. After that she takes her home and asks her that she should marry Wajmaj. When Wajmaj takes a fake Marriage proposal to her house and lies to Asiya that he is around 80 years and is married to a women before, Asiya rejects this Proposal.

After looking at Raima's Wealth Seher tells Zainab about her and tells her that through her they can be rich. Zainab then invites Raima to her house and now Seher and Zainab are treating Raima as their family members and this attitude of theirs is annoying Raima.

Wajmaj and Raima Both comes to know their plan about their Affair.

Episode 13-17[edit]

After knowing about their love affairs Raima and Wahaj do not care about themselves. Seher wants Raima to marry her brother-in-law Khudbudeen whom Raima hates and after knowing this she can't do anything. Manahils Mom wants her to marry Wahaj and after she meet Raima Raima tells her that she is fully okay with the marriage, Abrar's mom thinks that Manahils Mom is interested in Wajmaj

Raima thinks that Abrar is useless and making him work with her is a waste of time and she tells Abrar to quit, Same is happening with Wajmaj and Manahil every one thinks that Manahil has a bad character and Wajmaj is telling her to quit.

Manahil's mom is not telling Manahil to marry Wamaj. Manahil and Abrar lose their jobs. Khudbudeen tells Seher and Abrar's mother that Abrar has married Raima and they both hit him a lot and order him to leave the house. But his mother soon takes him inside though Seher does not want Abrar.

Soon Raima and Wamaj gets an invitation to their uncle's daughter's marriage, and when they are getting back Raima gets shot. Wamaj takes care of her in the hospital, and Raima falls in love with him.

After Abrar is forgiven, Seher and his Mom believes him that he is true, Manahil finally tells her mom that she is not in love with Wajmaj and she was only working for him seeing this her mom gets emotional and hugs her. Seher's husband starts blaming her that her brother is a spoilt boy and is not talking to her seeing this Seher's mother gets emotional just then Manahil's enters and seeing her she also gets emotional in conclusion both mothers crying thinking that both of their daughters are unlucky that they have such mothers.

Manahil and Abrar are not talking to each other while Raima and Wajmaj have fallen in deep love. Numra(Raima's friend) tells her that Wahaj is acting to be a good man but in reality he just wants her to take divorce same is happening with Wahaj that his friend is telling him the same thing, because of this big misunderstanding Raima now is telling Abrar to work for him by bringing her and Wahaj close and by telling him that Manahil is a fraud and only loves his money, Wahaj is telling Manahil the Same and exactly thing to do, but this time Manahil and Abrar are not working for them and their answer is NO!

Episode 18[edit]

Because of their jobs, Manahil and Abrar are not talking with each other. After asking Abrar for help Raima starts to cry because of which Abrar is ready to do her work that is ti tell Wahaj that a Manahil has a bad character same is Happening with Wahaj and Manahil and Manahil too agree.

Wahaj and Manahil are waiting in the park Wahaj is telling her that Raima would be here no time so she would start doing her practice. Raima was actually following Wahaj when she reaches there with Abrar she asks him that he should be going and should start what he was told. Both Manahil and Abrar see each other (Abrar with Raima and Manahil with Wajmaj) because of that both are really depressed.

There on the other hand Seher and Zainab(her and Abrar's mom) are in Manahil's house for the marriage proposal of Manahil and Abrar both families agree to this and are now very happy. Aasiya (Manahil's mom) tells her the news but instead of asking who she is getting married to Manahil agrees. When she finds out that it was Abrar she fully Denies the proposal. Only because of their sake, Wahaj and Raima have destroyed Manahil and Abrar's relationship without knowing that they are in love or even without thinking that they know each other.

When Manahil and Abrar come face to face they get into argument because of which Manhil holds her collar and hits him both are fighting so weirdly that their mothers came and are holding them to stay back.

Episode 19[edit]

The Episode starts with Wahaj, it shows that he is talking to his friend and he says that he can do anything to get Raima back and he can also kill Abrar his friend Calms im and tells him to be patient. The next morning Raima goes to Manahil's home and humiliates her badly while standing on the front gate, Manahil tries to tell her the truth which she fully denies to listen, she tells her that she has a very bad character and that she should back off from Wahaj, Manahil warns her and tells her that before telling her what to do she should look inside herself and asks her that what sort of a woman would want her husband back while dating another young man? Raima gets confuse tells her to shut up and leaves. The Next day it is shown that Wahaj pays a beating gang an amount of money to beat Abrar but not badly, so for this the beating gang beat Abrar while reaching home Abrar tells the whole story to his mother and to Seher and tells them that Manahil has done this seeing this there love burns while there hater grows for Manahil. On the other hand, it was shown that Manahil tells her mom about Abrar that he is in love with Raima her mom gets very angry and starts hating Abrar.

The Next day Story focuses on a comedic fight it is shown that Manahil's family and Abrar's family are shouting at each other and are teamed up it shows that first they argue with each other and then they start fighting with ash other after that it is shown that both hate each other a lot. it is also shown that Wahaj is talking to his lawyer to arrange divorce papers for him. Here the Story takes 2 months leap and shows that Raima is Talking to Numra, she tells her that she madly love Wahaj butshe will only be happy when he will be happy which she thinks can be fulfilled by his marriage with Manahil same is happening with Wahaj. The leap also focuses on Manahil and Abrar's life that both have there families have gained anger against each other

Next morning Wahaj tells Raima to sign Divorce papers she thinks he is doing this for Manahil while both have a talk about each other there Plan for making each other jealous is opened so all the miss-understanding is cleared and both laugh out there problems and are very happy while laughing loudly Zareena hears them laughing and tells Wahaj's servant Sharfu that both can never love each other and can never even sit with each other so there's only one thing left that they are mentally ill so both Sharfu and Zareena run away. Next morning Wahaj and Raima are enjoying there breakfast and talk about Abrar and Manahil that because of them there love storey is hurt. Wahaj tries to talk to Abrar whom he ignores same happens with Raima and Manahil.

Episode 20 (Last Episode)[edit]

This was the last episode of the show, the episode starts with Wahaj and Raima it shows that both are still worried for Manahil and Abrar. It also shows that Manahils mother Aasiya has fixed her marriage date with some weird man. Nothing has currently change between the characters it shows that Manahil and Abrar's mothers, Aasiya and Zainab are doing the local vegetable shopping when they both meet Aasiya tries to showoff in front of her friends that she is going to have a great son-in-law after that she and Zainab start arguing each other because of something and this leads them to fighting.

Wahaj has invited Manahil to some park to clear out all misunderstandings he also takes Raima with him, when Manahil reaches there she accidentally meets Abrar both start fighting when Raima and Wahaj see them fighting they stop them and tell them everything and asks then that all four of them would discuss all problems and would plan to finish them on a lunch out. After all planning Manahil goes home and asks her mom Aasiya that both of them should consult a priest before their marriage. Wahaj arranges a fake priest for this who tells them that the person whom Manahil would wed has a supernatural ghost problem so Aasiya calls them and cancel the marriage. Raima goes to meet Seher and Zainab she treats them with the same weird way they did and makes them happy she tells that she is Abrar's sister and wants him to marry her favourite girl they accept. Next day Raima and Wajmaj take a marriage proposal for Manahil from Abrar Zainab and Seher also appear quickly they ask that what nonsense is happening and Raima replies to them that Abrar is her brother and she has chosen Manahil as her wife Aasiya and Zainab like always react but their reaction turns into a sweet happy hug and they start calling each other sisters, after looking at Abrar and Manahil's happiness all of them get happy and their mothers agree, Seher reminds Manahil that she once promised her that she will bring her to her home as Abrar's wife and tells her that now her promise is being fulfilled every one laughs, hug, talk and enjoy and the engagement ceremony takes place and marriage plan is decided and every one is happy Manahil and Abrar's relationship is being made into a wedding plan and Raima and Wahaj are also happy, Seher Aasiya Zainab and Manahil's siblings are also shown happy, engagement is done they all live happily and the Story ends.

Soundtrack[edit]

A Screen shot From the OST
Kahani Raima Aur Manahil Ki Original Sound Track (OST)
Soundtrack album by Dua Malik and Natasha Baig
Genre Theme song
Length 2:04
Language Urdu
Producer Syed Afzal Ali

The Ost is composed by Sohail Keys, it is Sung by Dua Malik, and Natasha Baig, The Guitars are done by Abid Wilson. The lines are frequently played during the show. The title song video is done by Sajal Ali and Mehreen Raheel themselves.

Track list
No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Tere Mere Khuwaboon Ke Kahaniyan" Dua Malik, Natasha Baig 2:04

Reception[edit]

The show didn't hocked up that much fans from the start of it there were many reasons why it couldn't do so, but after episode 7 there series got so much response that it was among the most watched TV Series. In the mont of Ramadan(2014) the show was stopped because of airing of other shows, it was decided that it will air its episode 19th after the month of Ramadan, in Ramadan many people watched the show on internet, it gained so many views and fans in Ramadan, when Ramadan ended the show instead of airing its 19th Episode showed the entire summary of previous episodes for two invective days at 9:10pm. When the series aired its 19th episode it was found that the show had gained so many fans on its 19th episode that it was among the high charts. After episode 19th the 20th episode was its final episode, it was also found that the last episode has also gained quite number of viewers than imagined.

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