TV One’s latest drama serial, Funkari, is a multi-track story with the right dose of masala, romance, humor, action and suspense.
The intriguing script is bound to keep viewers engaged from beginning to end. The drama revolves around Chaudhry Hashmat , a respected cattle farm owner. He lives with his nephew Chand in his native village.
A simple, honest young man, Chand is in love with Chandni the sister of their rich landlord Dildar and hopes to marry her. But Dildar wants a better suitor for his sister so he arranges a match between Chandni and Shakir Pehlwan.
Apparently a love triangle the drama features interesting tracks which lead to many humorous situations where Chand and Shakir try to outdo each other to win Chandni’s heart.
Another interesting and romantic track is that of Faraz and Sana who live in the city and want to marry each other. Being of lower social and financial status than Sana, Faraz decides he will propose when he acquires the same social standing as her father.
Faraz’s father, Iftikharuddin, is a prominent and honest lawyer who was adviser to his wealthy friend Shafqat. Many years after Shafqat’s death Iftikharuddin remembers that Shafqat had bought a plot of land that no one else knew about. His search for Shafqat’s heirs leads him to Chand who is Shafqat’s son and was adopted by Hashmat on the death of his brother.
Now begins a new phase for Chand as after inheriting his fortune he and Hashmat move to the city and the two simpletons get into a lot of comic situations. But the rivalry between Chand and Shakir, the enmity between Hashmat and Dildar, the romance between Sana and Faraz continues to create dramatic and very hilarious situations making this serial a must watch for all. Will Chandi tell her father about her love? What will Faraz do to overcome poverty and raise in status?
To know all this watch Funkari every Monday to Tuesday at 9:30pm only on TV One.
Writer: Mustafa Hashmi
Director: Asghar Mirza
Cast: Naheed Shabbir, Madiha Iftikhar, Khalid Malik, Kashif Mahmud, Ashraf Khan, Sabahat Bukhari and Najiba Faiz.