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Abdullahpur Ka Devdas: Will The Old-Age Formula Find Its Audience In Today’s Modern Landscape?

One wonders how Bilal Abbas Khan hits the bull’s eyes with every project he chooses to be a part of. His knack for smelling good scripts with a variety of different characters like ‘Cheekh’, ‘Pyar Ke Sadqay’, ‘Ek Jhooti Love Story’, ‘Dobara’, ‘Kuch Ankahi’ to the recent ‘Ishq Murshid, prove his supremacy over his craft. His next ‘Abdullahpur Ka Devdas’ is a thirteen-episode serial helmed by Zee Zindagi. Friendship and romance take the center stage with a trio of Bilal, Sarah Khan and Raza Talish pairing up for the first time.

The Intriguing Trailer

Set in Lahore, the narrative unfolds friendship between Fakhar and Kashif essayed by (Bilal Abbas Khan) and (Raza Talish). Their bromance is tested big time when Gulbano (Sarah Khan) walks into their lives. The trailer captures the viewer’s attention with every trick in the book. Be it the love triangle, betrayal, striking twist, poetry, refreshing chemistry,  or sharp editing. All the above culminate and make ‘Abdullahpur Ka Devdas’ a promising enterprise to look forward to. OST is an integral part of Pakistani dramas, therefore the makers have played it smart by releasing the official OST ‘‘Biba Sada Dil Morr De’.

Interesting Mix of Actors

Fresh pairing creates magic on screen and we are all up to watch Sarah and Bilal together. Both the actors are in top form and currently ruling the prime time with hit dramas like ‘Ishq Murshid’ and ‘Namak Haram’ respectively. Sarah not only looks stunning but emotes well. Ditto for Bilal, we can’t wait to witness his pain and plight as Devdas. The icing on the cake is its supporting cast, credible names like Saverah Nadeem, Nauman Ijaz, Anoushay Abbasi, Adnan Shah Tipu, Shahzad Nawaz, Ali Ansari, Irfan Motiwala, Anjum Shahzad, Anumta Qureshi, Arjumand Rahim, Kashif Hussain, Saad Qureshi, Noorul Hassan Muhammad, Fazal Hussain, Zuhab Khan, Nabil Rizvi, Irfan Kazmi, Bilal, and Misha Saqib add more excitement.

What to Expect?

‘Abdullahpur Ka Devdas’ borrows from the old-age formula but the contemporary touch makes the enterprise look super promising. Written by Shahid Dogar and directed by Anjum Shahzad, ‘Abdullahpur Ka Devdas’ will air on Zindagi from February 26 onwards.

Written by Ozair Majeed


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