There were so many good dramas that almost made the cut but had to be pushed aside because they were needlessly stretched, or lost out on production value or editing.
Director: Owais Khan Writer: Zanjabeel Asim Shah
Cast: Ahsan Khan, Saba Hamid, Sonya Husain, Urwa Hocane
Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi
Director: Kashif Nisar Writer: Amna Mufti
Cast: Nauman Ijaz, Uzma Hassan, Saba Qamar, Noman Masood, Irsa Ghazal, Sohail Ahmed and Yumna Zaidi
Director: Haseeb Hasan Writer: Farhat Ishtiaq
Main Abdul Qadir Hoon
Director: Babar Javed Writer: Sarwat Nazir
Director: Mohammed Ehtashamuddin Writer: Farhat Ishtiaq
Cast: Bushra Ansari, Ahsan Khan, Samiya Mumtaz, Farhan Saeed, Urwa Hocane
The ones that got away
Kuch Pyaar Ka Pagalpan, Aik Nayee Cinderella, Rehaii, Sadqay Tumhare, Azar Ki Ayegi Baraat, Ek Nazar Meri Taraf, Mera Saaein, Pani Jaisa Piyar, Vasl, Jal Pari, Saat Pardon Main and Jackson Heights
We dare you to watch just one episode of any of these dramas without waking up two days later and finding you have binge-watched the entire serial. Yes, they are that addictive. So hold on to that diya, Paro, there is still oil in the lamp.
Now that we have posted our list, get those thinking caps on and tell us your favourites in the comments below.