Sang e Mah – Catch The First Episode, First Review With Zero Spoilers!
Director Saifee Hassan & writer Mustafa Afridi prove yet again that they are able to entertain you and address an important issue impactfully while treating you to notable performances & cinematography.
The story is based on the practice of Ghaag in the tribal areas & how the Jirga system operates. The narrative builds up gradually, introducing the characters as we go, bringing the story to a climax, after which you will not want to leave the enchanting world of Sang-e-Mah.
The first episode leaves you curious, makes you smile, keeps you engaged & wanting to see more.
Sang e Mah is the debut drama performance of Atif Aslam, but after watching him onscreen, one feels he has a lifetime of experience. In fact, it is hard to imagine anyone else as Hilmand now. Atif has developed a poetic sadness in Hilmand, his charm is irresistible – get ready to fall in love!
Zaviyar & Hania playing Hikmat & Gul Meena respectively, are the sweetest thing together on screen. Both have delivered great performances. We get to see more variety in Zaviyar’s performance, and Hania’s effort to maintain her accent is praiseworthy.
Sania Saeed as Zarghuna riding a horse & handling a rifle is totally rocking her character. We are loving her.
Samiya Mumtaz as Zarsanga takes us on another journey of emotions that carries a flavour of its own.
Nauman Ejaz magically transforms into whichever character he plays onscreen, same is the case with Haji Marjaan Khan, for whom we cannot decide whether we are with him or against him.
We are also introduced to a Sikh character, Mastaan Singh, performed aptly by Omair Rana, who leaves us curious about his story.
Special mention to Hasan Noman as Badam Gul – what an interesting character that will make you smile.
Kubra Khan plays Sheherzaad – the journalist who wants to investigate the practice of Ghaag.
Audiences will be treated to a drama that will be hard to miss & forget.