Pakistani superstar Mahira Khan has set the stage for her fans’ anticipation to reach new heights as she recently shared a gripping sneak peek for her upcoming series, Razia. Scheduled to release on September 14, the teaser hints at a story that promises to challenge deeply ingrained patriarchal norms and puts a spotlight on women’s resilience in the face of adversity.
Intriguingly captioned with, “I am still alive,” Mahira’s Instagram post unveiled a brief but impactful glimpse into what Razia has in store for its viewers. The teaser appears to transport its audience to a society where women’s lives are controlled and often deemed of lesser value than men’s, offering a captivating narrative that aims to empower and inspire.
The teaser primarily revolves around the character played by Momal Sheikh, who is perplexed by the pressure of giving birth to a boy. In a society dominated by oppressive patriarchal norms, her husband’s character, portrayed by the talented Mohib Mirza, emerges as someone who would seemingly prioritise saving a baby boy’s life over his wife or a newborn girl.
However, the plot takes a dramatic turn with the introduction of the enigmatic character, Razia, essayed by the iconic Mahira. While the teaser keeps her role shrouded in mystery, it is evident that Razia emerges as an unlikely hero who could potentially challenge the oppressive status quo. How Mahira’s character integrates into the story and the depth of her impact remain tantalizingly unclear, leaving fans eager to explore the narrative twists and turns in Razia.
Razia is set to be aired on Express Entertainment and is scheduled for the 8 p.m. time slot. The anticipation surrounding this upcoming drama series is palpable, as it not only boasts an ensemble cast of accomplished actors but also tackles pertinent societal issues that demand attention and reflection.