In recent years, the Pakistani drama serial “Tere Bin” has taken the entertainment industry by storm, breaking records and garnering immense popularity among viewers. Since its premiere in 2021, this serial has achieved the highest-ever rating of 18.2 on the rating chart, captivating audiences with its engaging storyline and compelling performances.
Dominating the Competition
Right from its first episode, “Tere Bin” has consistently dominated the competition, emerging as the leading drama serial in its time slot. One of the contributing factors to its success is its captivating soundtrack, composed by Shani Arshad and sung by Nirmal Roy, with lyrics by Sabir Zafar. The OSTs have amassed over 40 million views on YouTube, showcasing the immense popularity of the drama’s music.
Milestone on YouTube
Furthermore, the drama’s promotions, OSTs, and episodes have reached a significant milestone on YouTube, accumulating over 2 billion views. Each aired episode has consistently trended as the number one video, not only in Pakistan but also worldwide, highlighting the global appeal of “Tere Bin.”
Powerful Performances and Stellar Cast
The lead actors, Wahaj and Yumna Zaidi have added their charm to the characters crafted by Nooran Makhdoom and brought to life under the direction of Sirajul Haq. Yumna Zaidi and Wahaj Ali, both acclaimed for their unconventional roles in various drama serials, are sharing the screen together for the first time in this 7th Sky Entertainment presentation, titled “Tere Bin.”
Intense Conflict and Chemistry
Premiering on Geo Entertainment on December 28th, “Tere Bin” has garnered attention through its promotional activities, providing insights into the perspectives of the fearless female protagonist Meerab (played by Yumna Zaidi) and the dominating male lead Murtasim (played by Wahaj Ali). From Meerab’s point of view, she finds herself at a crossroads where societal expectations clash with her independent and opinionated outlook on life.
Surrendering control to a man who opposes her beliefs would jeopardize her peace and sanity. On the other hand, Murtasim, raised with a conservative mindset, faces the challenge of breaking free from the self-limiting traditions imposed by his family. The undeniable chemistry between Meerab and Murtasim, combined with the ensuing chaos, promises to make their love saga thrilling for the audience.
Acclaimed Production and Talented Cast
Produced by the dynamic duo Abdullah Kadwani and Asad Qureshi of 7th Sky Entertainment, “Tere Bin” features versatile actors such as Bushra Ansari, Sohail Sameer, Sabeena Farooqui, Hira Soomro, Fazila Qazi, Farhan Ally Agha, Seemi Pasha, Mahmood Aslam, and Agha Mustafa. It airs every “Wednesday and Thursday at 8:00 p.m. on Geo Entertainment,” taking over from the previously popular drama “Daraar.”
Digital Availability and Social Media Presence
For those unable to catch the episodes on television, “Tere Bin” is also available for streaming on YouTube. To stay updated with the latest developments, viewers are encouraged to follow the drama’s social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and subscribe to them.
Mixed Critical Response
The storyline, writing, and dialogues of “Tere Bin” have received mixed reviews from critics, with Ali’s performance, direction, and soundtrack earning acclaim. The on-screen chemistry between Ali and Zaidi has been particularly praised, serving as a driving force behind the drama’s popularity.
The drama has trended on Twitter and consistently topped YouTube charts in both India and Pakistan. With over 2 billion views on YouTube while still on air, “Tere Bin” has become the most-watched Pakistani drama series on the platform, surpassing all previous records. It has gained high TRPs throughout its television airing and holds the distinction of being the only drama to accumulate over 12 million views within just 8 hours of an episode being uploaded on YouTube. With each episode amassing over 20 million views, “Tere Bin” has solidified its position as a viewer favorite.
Controversies and Criticisms
Despite its tremendous success, the drama has also faced its share of criticism. The recent controversial episodes stirred heated discussions among fans and viewers. The display of extreme hatred and obnoxious behavior between the main leads, including Meerab slapping and spitting on Murtasim, sparked a backlash from the audience. Many viewers expressed their disappointment and called for the series to come to an end as soon as possible.
Additionally, “Tere Bin” has been criticized for its portrayal of female characters as brainless and untrustworthy. Some viewers found the writing to be inconsistent, particularly in scenes that deviated from the previously established characterization of Murtasim. Such scenes were seen as unnecessary and detracted from the depth of his character, leaving the audience confused. Journalist Marvi Sirmed specifically called out the drama for turning Murtasim into an ‘alpha male’ attempting to control the free-spirited and ambitious Meerab. The controversial scene received significant backlash from viewers, highlighting the need for the careful and responsible portrayal of relationships on screen.
Popularity and Impact
Nevertheless, the undeniable popularity and consistently high ratings of “Tere Bin” attest to its strong appeal and the captivating performances of the cast. The skilled writing of Nooran Makhdoom and the adept direction of Siraj ul Haq has brought this love story to life, resonating with audiences worldwide.
As the series continues to unfold, viewers eagerly anticipate whether Meerab and Murtasim will overcome their differences and embrace their true feelings or if their egos and self-respect will keep them apart. With its intriguing storyline, stellar performances, and remarkable viewership, “Tere Bin” has solidified its place as a groundbreaking drama in the Pakistani entertainment industry.
In conclusion, “Tere Bin” has emerged as a game-changer in the Pakistani drama industry, captivating audiences with its compelling storyline, outstanding performances, and record-breaking viewership. From its highest-ever rating of 18.2 to its immense popularity on YouTube, this drama has taken the entertainment industry by storm.
While it has faced criticism for its controversial episodes and portrayal of female characters, the undeniable success and fan following of “Tere Bin” speak to its impact and resonance with viewers. The talented cast, led by Wahaj Ali and Yumna Zaidi, has brought depth and authenticity to their characters, further enhancing the drama’s appeal.
With its thought-provoking narrative and skilled execution, “Tere Bin” continues to dominate the ratings, setting new records and captivating audiences with each episode. As the love story of Meerab and Murtasim unfolds, viewers eagerly await the resolution of their conflicts and the exploration of their true emotions.
With its groundbreaking success, “Tere Bin” has left an indelible mark on the Pakistani drama landscape. It is a testament to the power of engaging storytelling and exceptional performances that resonate with audiences worldwide.