Meri Behan Maya

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Meri Behan Maya
Genre Romantic
Drama
Mystery
Written by Haseena Moin
Directed by Azfar Ali
Starring Neelam Munir
Ainy Jaffri
Danish Taimoor
Javed Sheikh
Bindiya
Theme music composer Mehwish Hayat
Opening theme "Tell Me Why" by Mehwish Hayat
Composer(s) Waqar Ali
Country of origin Pakistan
Original language(s) Urdu
No. of episodes 19
Production
Producer(s) Khurram Raza
Running time 35 minutes
Release
Original channel Geo TV
Original release 17 September 2011 (2011-09-17) – 11 January 2012 (2012-01-11)

Meri Behan Maya was a 2011 Pakistani TV romantic drama serial broadcast by Geo TV.[1] It was first aired on 17 September 2011. The serial was directed by Azfar Ali and the project head was Iqbal Ansari. It was penned by the legendary writer Haseena Moin and the cast included Neelam Munir, Annie Jaffrey, Danish Taimoor and Javed Sheikh.[2]

The show was broadcast in India on Zindagi, aired from 12 January 2015, under the title "Maya".

Plot[edit]

Maya (Jaffrey) and Zarmeena (Munir) are sisters who dearly love each other. Their father Shazeb Khan (Shaikh) loves them dearly. Though their step mother Attiya (Bindiya) dislikes them both specially Maya. She tries to create problems for Maya as she is not the real daughter of Shazeb Khan. Meanwhile Zarmeena is in love with Faizar (Taimoor) and plans to marry with him. Things takes a worst turn when Attiya conspires with her son Rashid (Zarrar Khan) and kidnaps her. Meanwhile, Maya finds Rashid's conspiracy as he is supplier of girls and sells them to a brothel and when she finds this, she attacks Rashid and runs away. She takes refuge in her friend's house Zeb (Amna Karim). Zeb was also a victim to Rashid's web. She tries to help Maya to face the fear. Meanwhile Faizar's parents breaks off the engagement with Zarmeena as Faizar's father knows Attiya as a high class prostitute. Angered, Faizar leaves the house after argument with his father. Rashid gets arrested and interrogated by police on orders of Shazeb. Attiya, who bails out Rashid divorces Shazeb and threats him to destroy him. Maya soon gets a job in as Hotel Manager. After knowing that Maya is Shazeb's illegitimate child she hates him and runs away. Shazeb suffers stroke and hospitalized. Soon after recovering he finds Maya is again kidnapped by Rashid who threats Maya to ruin her face by acid. Attiya wants all cases to withdraw from Rashid. Rashid leaves Maya after Shazeb takes case away. Rashid gets killed by police after he tried to kill Maya. Maya returns home safely, reconciles with her sister and Faizar's father stops him to go away. Faizar gets married with Zarmeena and Maya playfully teases Faizar.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Other credited cast[edit]

  • Shamim Hilaly as Khala
  • Zarrar Khan as Rashid
  • Sanam Khan as Naima
  • Amna Karim as Zeb

Soundtrack[edit]

Tell Me Why
Soundtrack album by Mehwish Hayat
Genre Theme song
Length 4:32
Language Urdu
Producer SP 1

Meri Behan Maya's title song Tell Me Why is sung by Mehwish Hayat, composed by Waqar Ali and lyrics by Muhammad Nasir. The song of this drama serial became immensely popular due to its different lyrics and catchy music. The lines of the song are frequently used during the course of the show.

Tracklist
No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Tell Me Why"   Mehwish Hayat 4:32

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Drama serial's information and story". tv.com.pk. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "All episodes of serial and cast". Pakfiles.com. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 

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