Makan (TV series)
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Poster of Makan
|Also known as||Home a Heaven|
|Written by||Bushra Ansari|
|Directed by||Kamran Qureshi|
Maira Khan &
|Theme music composer||Waqar Ali|
|Opening theme||"Rog Jog" by|
Shafqat Amanat Ali
|Country of origin||Pakistan|
|No. of episodes||20|
|Producer(s)||Humayun Saeed, Abdullah Kadwani and Salman Nanitalwala|
|Production location(s)||Karachi, Pakistan|
|Cinematography||Syed Naeem Rizvi|
|Editor(s)||Adnan Wai Qureshi|
Imran Wai Qureshi
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Production company(s)||7th Sky Entertainment|
|Original network||Geo TV|
|First shown in||Pakistan|
|7th Sky Entertainment|
Makan (Urdu: مكان (English: Home a Heaven) is a Pakistani TV Drama Series, which was broadcast on GEO TV. The serial is directed by Kamran Qureshi, written by Bushra Ansari and produced by Humayun Saeed and Abdullah Kadwani's production house 7th Sky Entertainment. The story based on extramarital affairs, the dignity of family relations and has the essence of the realities of life.
The story revolves around a rich family of two brothers Nawaz (Khayyam Sarhadi) and Shehbaz (Shabbir Jan) who own a Cinema House. Nawaz is married with a rich lady Bhabi G also known as Tayee G (Bushra Ansari) who is dominant and rules over the whole family members while Shehbaz is married with a typical eastern woman Mehru (Shagufta Ejaz) who is very obedient of her husband and in-laws.
Shehbaz often snubs his own wife and children, Jaffer (Saleem Sheikh), Gulfam (Fahad Mustafa) and Seema (Saira Khan) because of his Bhabi G to whom he is always faithful whether it's a right decision or wrong.
Shehbaz hides his divorce from family and is living with wife for twelve years. Nawaz's wife (Bhabi G) had relationships outside of marriage with her brother in-law Shehbaz.
Jaffer gets job in bank and he moves to his new house provided by bank. He helps Saima (Naheed Shabbir)from ex-husband's blackmailing and later marries to her.
Zahra has two kids from her husband Azam (Kaiser Khan Nizamani) but not getting enough attention from him, she is having affair with her friend's husband Shahid (Jahanzeb Gurchani).
Ghulfam marries to film actress Nazli (Sara Loren) and takes power of attorney for all property from Bhabi G by doing fraud and transfers all property papers in his wife's name. Nazli and his malicious father takes over all the business from Nawaz, who can't absorb the shock and dies in Heartattach. Bhabi G gets paralyzed by pushing her down the stairs by Nazli and his father. Later Nazli's father gets arrested in involvement of Bhabi G's only son Akbar's (Shahood Alvi) murder.
- Sara Loren as Nazli
- Fahad Mustafa as Gulfam
- Bushra Ansari as Tayee G
- Saleem Sheikh as Jaffer
- Shagufta Ejaz as Mehru
- Khayyam Sarhadi as Nawaz Ali
- Shabbir Jan as Shahbaz Ali
- Ayesha Sana as Zahra
- Shahood Alvi as Akbar
- Saira Khan as Seema
- Maira Khan as Naheed
- Rashid Farooqi as Faizan
- Jahanzeb Gurchani as Shahid
- Kaiser Khan Nizamani as Azam
- Naheed Shabbir as Saima
- Adnan Jilani as Anees
- Ehtasham Warsi as Nazli's Dad
- Mubasshir Abbas as Dilawar
- Parveen Akbar as Saima's Mum
- Tasneem Ansari as Akbar's Professor
- Aiman as Sumbul
- Rehana Akhtar as Naheed's Mum
- Gaysoo as Pino
- Imtiaz Taj as Journalist
- Ayaz Khan as TV Director
- Adnan Shah as Jaffer's Friend
|A promotional video of Makan|
Awards and nominations
- Nominated - Best TV Director (Satellite) (2007) - Kamran Qureshi.
- "7th Sky Entertainment". Wiki. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- "Bushra Ansari Verstyle Actress". Profile & Interview. Retrieved 18 June 2015.
- "TV Serial Makan". Plot Outline. 7 August 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2015.
- Kamran Qureshi. "Presentation of Makan". marketing version. Retrieved 18 June 2015.