Pakistani Serials

   

Mi Raqsam GEO TV Review by TVKahani

Post Reply New Post

Page 1 of 1

Taify

IF-Sizzlerz

Taify

Joined: 20 October 2005

Posts: 14266

Posted: 03 November 2012 at 12:38pm | IP Logged

03 Nov 2012 3 Comments

REVIEWS: Mi Raqsam GEO Full Drama Review

Mi Raqsam started with so much hype. It was labeled as the next Humsafar many, due to its supposedly romantic and interesting story with fresh casting. GEO put it on Saturdays, showing faith it had in A&B, and Sabiha Sumar, who makes her television debut in Pakistan with this serial.

Honestly, when you look at the ratings chart, Mi Raqsam did not do that bad initially. It was getting 2.5+ TRPs, which was good given the kind of competition it was facing at that time. The serial was successful in creating hype, but then it fizzled and the bubble burst.

Too much went wrong too soon. In simple words, it tells the story of an orthodox Maulana who gets married to a younger girl (his forth marriage), which results in the girl getting separated from her childhood lover, who finds shelter at Maulana's madarassa to stay close to the girl and win her back.

I gotta admit, I found the synopsis interesting, but I had an idea the serial would sink because of Sabiha, who is more of an art house director. Don't get me wrong, she has talent, which has proven; however, she sticks to dark stories that are good for 2 hours, but when you have to bear them on weekly basis, you lose interest due to no value.

However, I'd say Mi Raqsam still could've been an engrossing fair, had the writer not made some explicit mistakes. Let's point out the positives first,

-          The whole misunderstanding track is such conveniently handled, it is great on the director's part. That short-lived tracked was also beautifully written and helps take the storyline forward.

-          The serial walks an untaken path and have a few surprises for you in store with moments that sends chill down your spine.

However, the negatives seem to overshadow the positives in this scenario. For example:

n  Why does Saadi's father get her married? I find no justification in the storyline

n  Maulana's, and some other characters, are totally distorted. He is shown an orthodox, but is breaking Islam in the name of Islam. If he is a hypocrite, then why didn't they put light on that part?

n  In this serial, they don't only make fun of Islam, but also Muslims in one way. I know that's quite a statement, but some things are simply horrible. For Example: The Maulana allows Zeeshan in his house saying he is now my beta wrong nothing like that is allowed in Islam. Zeeshan starts living like a family member, roaming around all the time. This just broke the camel's back for me.

Did the writer/production house not do any research? I can cut the director some slack for obvious reasons, but this is the last thing I expected from those responsible. The serial at the end of the day turns out to be a mockery. The message it intended to give gets lost somewhere due to all these things, and it is sad mainly because it had potential.

If I neglect this part, I'd call Mi Raqsam watchable in bits and parts. It has acceptable dialogues and frolic twists to keep you hooked. In addition to this, the direction is also acceptable. The OST is melodious in its own way.

In acting department, it belongs to Ayeza Khan and Salman Shahid. Ayeza has tremendously improved as an actor. She was beyond belief in Zard Mausam, and here she continues the trend. The role doesn't demand much, but she shines due to her expressions and body language. Salman Shahid on the other hand is in terrific form. He makes the evil maulana comes alive on the screen.

Shehzad Sheikh is a sad part. He needs a quick lesson in acting. He could not even pull off the simplest scenes without looking awkward. It is wrong casting on everyone's part, because a more polished actor deserved to play this role with many shades Shehzad just doesn't cut ice. The rest of the cast, including Zeeshan's first mother to Nausheen is terrific.

Over All, Mi Raqsam is a serial that will be remembered for the wrong reasons, mainly because it deserves so. If you can oversee the defects, you will somewhere find a pretty interesting serial that had a lot of potential. However, the difficult part is doing away with the flaws.

P.S: The serial isn't for the masses. If you want light moments, the kind of romance you like or glamour, you won't be able to bear this one.

Ratings: let's subtrack 1/4 from that rating!

 

by admin in Reviews Tags: me raksam review, mi raksam, mi raqsam, mi raqsam review, mi raqsam song

Prev CONTACT US

3 Comments

  1. henna
    Nov 03, 2012 @ 09:18:57

    Ayeza Khan is the only saving grace

    Reply

  2. momi
    Nov 03, 2012 @ 09:39:01

    i altogether found this drama as a good entertainer, has hot good story .

    Reply

    • tabinda
      Nov 03, 2012 @ 16:48:28

      hot story?

      Reply

Leave a Reply

Your Name *

Your Email *

Your Website

Dear Guest, Being an unregistered member you are missing out on participating in the lively discussions happening on the topic "Mi Raqsam GEO TV Review by TVKahani" in Pakistani Serials forum. In addition you lose out on the fun interactions with fellow members and other member exclusive features that India-Forums has to offer. Join India's most popular discussion portal on Indian Entertainment. It's FREE and registration is effortless so JOIN NOW!

HeavenlyBliss.

IF-Stunnerz

HeavenlyBliss.

I-F Crazy Creatives

Joined: 20 January 2005

Posts: 41168

Posted: 03 November 2012 at 9:07pm | IP Logged
thanks for the review!

sweetcharms

Goldie

sweetcharms

Joined: 19 November 2011

Posts: 1264

Posted: 04 November 2012 at 1:22am | IP Logged
thanks for sharingSmile

Post Reply New Post

Go to top

Related Topics

  Topics Topic Starter Replies Views Last Post
Humsafar full drama review TVKahani sweetcharms 9 17063 01 March 2012 at 10:35am
By saher_90
TVKahani phuss awards - awarding worst pak dramas

2

Taify 12 1172 07 December 2011 at 12:54pm
By Paramore
My Dear Sautan -TVKahani full drama review Taify 0 1510 02 December 2011 at 11:59am
By Taify
Ratings nov 1 to nov 15 TVKahani Taify 5 435 21 November 2011 at 8:00pm
By clustersofstar
Maaye Ni ARY Full drama review. TVKahani Taify 5 5646 13 November 2011 at 8:39am
By Taify

Forum Quick Jump

Forum Category

Active Forums

Limit search to this Forum only.

 

 

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.