Fitrat (TV series)

Fitrat (Urdu: فطرت, lit. 'Nature') is a Pakistani romantic drama soap television series, produced by Abdullah Kadwani and Asad Qureshi under the banner of 7th Sky Entertainment. It premiered on Geo Entertainment from 2 November 2020 to 30 January 2021.[1] It is directed by Asad Jabal[2] and written by Nuzhat Saman. It is digitally available on YouTube and in some countries on VIU App.

Fitrat
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GenreRomance
Mystery
Written byNuzhat Saman
Directed byAsad Jabal
StarringSaboor Aly
Ali Abbas
Mirza Zain Baig
Zubab Rana
Country of originPakistan
Original languageUrdu
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes93
Production
ProducersAbdullah Kadwani
Asad Qureshi
Running time37-39 minutes
Production company7th Sky Entertainment
DistributorGeo TV
Release
Original networkGeo TV
Original release2 November 2020 (2020-11-02) –
30 January 2021 (2021-01-30)
External links
Website
Production website

PlotEdit

Fariya finds her way out of poverty through shortcuts. Her widowed mother, too, finds a distraction from hardship. Surprisingly, Fariya's other two siblings, Rafiya and Haris, are poles apart when it comes to pursuing success as they choose to work their way up through honest means. When Fariya's extramarital affair is no longer hidden from her employer-turned-husband Shahbaz, she sets out in quest of another target. She crosses paths with Arbaaz and later finds that there is so much she can use against Shahbaz after marrying his younger brother.[3]

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

The original soundtrack O Zalim is sung by Sahir Ali Bagga and Aima Baig. Composed by Bagga himself, the lyrics were written by Muhammad Mujtaba.

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Soundtrack album by
GenreTheme song
LanguageUrdu
Label7th Sky Entertainment
External audio
  "Fitrat" on SoundCloud

BroadcastEdit

The drama serial premiered on 2 November by replacing Uraan and aired an hour episode daily on Geo Entertainment. Since the series was getting recognition among the viewers therefore channel often began to air mega episodes of two hours either on Wednesday or Tuesday.

ProductionEdit

The project was announced by the director Asad Jabal in early 2020 who has previously directed Mera Rab Waris for the same channel.[6]

It marked fourth on-screen appearce of Saboor Aly with Ali Abbas after Naqab Zan, Haqeeqat and Tum Ho Wajah while second with Zubab Rana after Mere Khudaya. Abbas and Rana were also appeared in Rishtay Biktay Hain.

PEMRA's noticeEdit

The serial received a notice from PEMRA for showing inappropriate dialogues and content in mid December 2020.[7]

ReceptionEdit

Serial got recognition among critics as well as audience. The role of Saboor Aly received positive reviews from the critics.[8] It maintained high Trp's throughout its run and was among the top dramas in Trp's chart. Due to its popularity, the serial was re-run on the same channel shortly after its end.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Awards Category Recipient Result Ref
October 9, 2021 Lux Style Awards Best Female Actor - Viewer's choice Saboor Aly Nominated [9]
Best Original Soundtrack Sahir Ali Bagga and Aima Baig, composed by Sahir Ali Bagga Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fitrat: Is The New Saboor Aly Drama another Jalan in the making?". FUCHSIA. 2020-11-02. Retrieved 2020-12-26.
  2. ^ "Geo TV set to launch 7th Sky Entertainment's 'Fitrat'". www.bizasialive.com. 2020-11-30. Retrieved 2020-12-26.
  3. ^ "Fitrat Episode, Fitrat Drama Cast, Fitrat Schedule, Fitrat OST". harpalgeo.tv. Retrieved 2020-12-26.
  4. ^ Shirazi, Maria. "Touching base with Mirza Zain Baig". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2020-12-26.
  5. ^ Shirazi, Maria. "Catching up with Zubab Rana". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2020-12-26.
  6. ^ "Asad Jabal announces the title of his upcoming serial". Daily Times (Pakistan). Retrieved 2020-12-26.
  7. ^ "PEMRA tells Fitrat creators to avoid 'inappropriate dialogues'". Samaa TV. Retrieved 2020-12-30.
  8. ^ "Saboor Aly surprises us with stellar performance in 'Fitrat'". lahoretimes.com.pk. Retrieved 2020-12-30.
  9. ^ Images Staff (26 August 2021). "Lux Style Awards announces nominations for its 20th edition". Images. Retrieved 27 August 2021.

External linksEdit