Meray Qatil Meray Dildar
|Meray Qatil Meray Dildar|
|Written by||Zakir Ahmed|
|Directed by||Asim Ali|
|Theme music composer||Lyrics
Sara Raza Khan
|Opening theme||Meray Qatil Meray Dildar|
|Country of origin||Pakistan|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Running time||Aprrox. 40 minutes|
|Production company(s)||MD Productions|
|Original network||Hum TV|
|First shown in||Pakistan|
|Original release||9 October 2011 – 8 April 2012|
Meray Qatil Meray Dildar (Urdu: ميرے قاتل ميرے دلدار) (meaning My murderer my beloved) also written as Mere Qatil Mere Dildar was a teledrama broadcast on Hum TV. It premiered on 9 October 2011 and ended its run on 8 April 2012.
Meray Qatil Meray Dildar was also first aired in India on Zindagi, on 5 August 2014.The show started running again in India from 27 July. It ended on 30 August 2014. The show had garnered popular responses from viewers. On account of the response from Indian viewers, the show was successfully re-run, on 7 December 2014 and later as a marathon re-run. At the annual Hum Awards, the series received ten nominations.
The story revolves around Maham (Mehwish Hayat), a young lady in her 20s. She is madly in love with Umer (Ahsan Khan), who loves her back. Umar's family does not approve of this relationship. But the young lovers finally get married after Umar's elder brother persuades them to give their consent. But after the marriage Maham has to face her in-laws which consisting of Umar's father (Qavi Khan), his elder brother Bakhtyar (Adnan Siddiqui), Bakhtyar's wife Rubab(Semra Zubair), Umar's paternal aunt Durdaana (Shagufta Ejaz) and her daughter Shifa (Sajjal Ali). After Maham meets Bakhtyar she gets to know that he was the man who had been stalking her for quite a long time. On the other hand, Durdhaana had wanted Umar to marry Shifa. To take revenge Durdaana starts hatching plots against Maham so that all the family members turn against the young bride. But never for once does Umar speaks against Durdaana even if he knows that she is wrong and is lying. Meanwhile, Bakhtyar keeps on stalking Maham and threatens her that if she informs anyone about this then he will get her into big trouble.
A year later Umar's father finally asks Umar to marry Shifa and take her as a second wife, after requests from Durdaana's side. But Umar disagrees and asserts that he may leave his entire family for Maham; after this his father suffers a heart attack and dies. Now Bakhtyar being the head of the family exercises his authority and keeps on misbehaving with Maham. Umer who blindly believes his brother is just a puppet in his hands. Neither Maham nor Rubab dare speak out. When Bakhtyar is caught red handed trying to harass Maham he succeeds in putting the entire blame on her. Umar ends up divorcing Maham. Once she is gone the family convinces Umar to marry Shifa and he complies, even though he does not love her. Later to take revenge, Maham marries Bakhtyar. One by one Maham avenges all her insults. Durdaana and Shifa find themselves at the receiving end. Maham even manages to convince the infatuated Bakhtyar to transfer his family home in her name. Meanwhile Umar is deeply disturbed by the sight of Maham as his brother's wife.
In the end, Umar overhears Bakhtyar and Durdaana talking about how an innocent Maham had become the victim of their conspiracies. Filled with remorse Umar rushes to apologise to Maham and begs her for another chance but she does not respond. He divorces Shifa and leaves her, along with Durdaana, in a dilapidated old house. Shifa goes insane and Durdaana is left lamenting her bad luck. Meanwhile, Maham vanishes, leaving behind a letter in which she explains to Bakhtyar what she had done and why. Bakhtyar goes berserk trying to find her and dies after meeting an accident. Rubab inherits the entire wealth and takes charge. Umar decides to go away to London, hoping against hope that he might meet Maham one day and beg for her forgiveness.
- Mehwish Hayat as Maham
- Ahsan Khan as Umer
- Adnan Siddiqui as Bakhtyar
- Semra Zubair as Rubab
- Shagufta Ejaz as Durdhaana Phoopoo
- Sajal Ali as Shifa
- Qavi Khan as Umar's father
- Badar Khalil as Maham's mother
- Farhan Ali Agha as Maham's elder brother
- Madiha Rizvi as Maham's sister-in-law
- Affan Wahid as Rehaan (Maham's brother)
- Aasma Jahangir Khan as Sana (Maham's friend and Rehaan's wife)
- Zaheen Tahira as Sana's paternal grandmother