"What acting by Sabeena Farooq as Barbeena."
The latest episode of Kabli Pulao was a rollercoaster of emotions as viewers were treated to secret meetings between Barbeena and Baraan.
Viewers also saw Haji Sahib falling at Sharmeen’s feet and asking for forgiveness.
The episode begins with Barbeena sneaking a peek at Baraan as he works in the kitchen but he remains indifferent and gives the impression that he did not know who Barbeena was.
She asks for his name and he replies that his name is Mazdaq. Barbeena then asks him to look at her and is shocked to see the striking resemblance to Baraan.
There was little dialogue between the pair when Mazdaq told Barbeena he had made tea for her husband and if she would take it to him. He then leaves the kitchen.
Barbeena is left wondering if this individual merely resembles her late husband and then goes about her day.
As the episode progresses, Barbeena is seen leaving her bedroom and runs into Mazdaq in the middle of the night where he reveals that he is, in fact, Baraan.
The pair sit down to talk and it is revealed that another man had died with Baraan’s ID cards in his pocket, leading his family to believe that it was he who had been killed.
The scene between two torn lovers tugged at the hearts of viewers and there was a sense of sadness as the pair relived their lives and spoke about the loss of time they suffered.
During the episode, viewers see flashbacks to their love story in an attempt to give an insight into their relationship.
Since the death of his younger brother, Haji Sahib has nailed the act of a grieving brother who blames himself for his younger brother’s death.
Haji Sahib goes to visit Sharmeen at her house and falls to his knees to ask for forgiveness for the way he treated her, knowing that she was in love with him.
A loving Sharmeen asks Haji Sahib not to degrade himself in such a way and she helps him to his feet, showing a soft and caring side of a woman who is still in love with an individual she knows cannot be hers.
After the latest episode was released, fans rushed to leave their opinions of the drama and it is apparent that the drama is rising with constant success, leaving viewers hungry for more.
One fan said: “The acting, the script, the facial expressions are just beyond beautiful.
“This is a masterpiece. What acting by Sabeena Farooq as Barbeena. She is just incredible.”
Another added: “Do not underestimate the acting of Nadia Afgan. She is simply exhilarating.”
A third added: “The storyline is gripping, the characters are so well-developed and the performances are top-notch. I love how it explores the theme of love, family and sacrifice.
“The chemistry between the actors is simply electrifying and the twists and turns in the plot keep you on the edge of your seat.
“It is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys intense and captivating dramas.”
Kabli Pulao stars Sabeena Farooq and Muhammad Ehteshamuddin in the lead roles.
It also stars Nadia Afgan, Adnan Shah Tipu, Haseeb Khan, Saqib Sameer, Munazzah Arif and Usman Chaudhry to name a few.
It has been written by Zafar Mairaj and directed by Kashif Nisar.