Well, I’ve been noticing this from few years and have been scoffing at it for some time now, but a program in Rung just snapped me out of my bored stupor to write this particular post. I’m talking about a drama (didn’t had the patience to sit through the entire scene, so don’t know the name), with local actors playing a Hindu family with a Bahu sitting in front of Bhagwan with a very riled Saas behind. It was a very bad parody of the usual Star Plus ‘Saas-Bahu’ showdown.
Er…. What the hell is this? My mind pondered. So, we all know that the Pakistani Television Media has been lifting heavily from its neighboring country. All thanks to one Ekta Kapoor who glamorized and produced truck loads of soaps that are just that: all bubble and no storyline. Of course, it’s a shame that most of our mums, aunts, bhabies and even some friends (*cringes*) love to watch these Star Plus crap… Oh don’t mind me, junk! But, have we stooped so low that we are generating carbon-copies of whatever that is shown in Star Plus?
Weren’t the heavily penciled eyebrows, ghastly make-up, and all the damningly thousand close-ups with dhish dhish dhish background music enough to torture our souls that the local media is following suite? Oh, Lord, have mercy on our youth!