DRAMA• “Drama is collective activity where people create and share meanings ‘’
Dramatic StructureLike the plot of a story, the plot of a play involvescharacters who face a problem or conflict. Climax point of highest tension; action determines how the conflict will be resolved Complications tension builds Resolution Exposition conflict is resolved; characters and conflict play ends are introduced
The art of storytellingWhat makes a good story?StartMiddleEndRelevance
A comparative study of dramas made in the 1970s, 80s and the 200s on Pakistani television
Pakistani dramas in past 70’s• Khuda Ki Basti by Shaukat Siddique• Close to life (Reliability)• Highlights the problem of society• love story of middle class• Feminine perspective• Entertainment value• Representation of women
Pakistani dramas in 80sWaris (early 80s) is a dramacreated by written Amjad IslamAmjadAbsence of womenrepresentationHighlights the problem ofRural areasStrong contentGreat writing a
Pakistani dramas in 80s• Neelay Haath ( 1988) by Shahid Nadeem• true depiction of what goes on in our society.• All victims of discriminatory laws .• The play was response to the President General Zia ul Haq, who in the name of religion had introduced laws discriminatory to women.
Pakistani dramas in 2000s• Mehndi (2003) by Seema Ghazal• Like Indian soaps• No content• Glamour and based on wedding events• Good visual• No message
Modern DramaModern playwrights often experiment withunconventional plot structures. long flashbacks music visual projections of a character’s private thoughts
Impact of Indian and Turkey drama• Clothing• Language• Religion• Food• Customs• Family• Visual Arts• Performing arts• Recreation and Sports
Mass media is largely promotingInternational culture ,tradition , norms andvalues which are diversified thus , leaving ahuge impact IMPACT OFTURKISH CONTENT ON PAKISTAN CULTURE Media war negative fame to our starsPakistani media industry bad repute and failure
Cultural Imperialism• Cultural imperialism is the practice of promoting the culture or language of one nation in another. Cultural imperialism can take the form of an active, formal policy or a general attitude.
Exploration of different language exploitation cultures and traditions Hype and cultural New fashion trends diversity Increasing Modernism Disturbance in families Make our children Drifting away from mature . religious Values and believes
Development of social Bad Impact on women’s skills. household activities. Development of literacy on the attitudes of women And youth on the concept of relationships within the family. on the relationships within the society.