Drama : Dhoop Kinare
Director : Sahira Kazmi
Writer : Haseena Moin
Cast : Rahat Kazmi, Marina Khan, Sajid Hassan, Qazi Wajid, Badar Khalil, Arshad Mehmood, Kehkashan Awan, Ishrat Hashmi, Azra Sherwani, Hameed Wyne
Dhoop Kinare meaning “at the edge of the sunshine” in Urdu was a 1987 Pakistani television serial presented by Pakistan Television Corporation. The show centers on a team of doctors in a hospital in Karachi and revolves around their routines at the hospital and their private lives at home. The show starred Rahat Kazmi and Marina Khan in lead roles, was directed by Sahira Kazmi and written by Haseena Moin. In the early days of PTV, drama serials were usually applauded for being richly diverse in their plots and direction. They were appreciated in Pakistan and their quality content was cherished over the border in India as well. A long list of such dramas may usually include Dhoop Kinare as one of those dramas at the top. The serial enjoyed seemingly undeniable success for two decades after it first finished airing. This serial is said to have promoted the careers of Rahat Kazmi and Marina Khan as one of the most-sought-after stars in Pakistani television industry.