Drama Series "Sammi"

A full-length drama serial “Sammi” on women’s issues in Pakistan jointly produced by Center and MD production, has a star-studded cast with Mawra Hocane in the lead with Adnan Siddiqui , Saman Ansari, Sania Saeed, Asif Raza Mir and Bilal Khan. Directed by a renowned director Saife Hassan, and written by a celebrated drama writer Noor ul Huda Shah, after a gap of more than five years, Sammi is based on the art and strategy of entertainment-education highlighting the issues of women empowerment, maternal health, son preference, girls’ education and patriarchy existing in our society. To watch Sammi online, log on to

Promo of a 20-episode Drama Serial Sammi

Drama Serial 'Angoori'

Produced under the auspices of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation-funded project, Angoori aired across Pakistan on ATV and TV-One from May to August 2010. Of the many programmatic responses to the vast unmet need for family planning in Pakistan, the 14-episode Urdu drama serial, Angoori, is among the most entertaining.

Promo of a 13-episode Drama Serial Angoori

Feature Film 'Bol'

The film 'Bol' was co-produced by Center for Communication Programs under the Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN), a six-year project funded by USAID and designed to reduce Pakistan’s maternal and neonatal mortality and improve child health. The groundbreaking film has spurred national and international discourse about gender equity, family planning and maternal health. While the film is aimed specifically at opinion leaders and policymakers, it has received critical and widespread acclaim in over a dozen countries across three continents.

Released in 2011, written, directed and produced by Shoaib Mansoor.

Drama Series 'Paiman'

'Paiman' is a 13-episode drama series originally aired on Pakistan Television (PTV-Home) in 2008 under the USAID-funded Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns. Each episode of the drama series is based on real-life issues of mothers and newborns in Pakistan derived from primary research. The scripts of the drama series is written by Noor ul Huda Shah whereas some of the top most television directors of Pakistan directed its various episodes.

Originally aired in 2008 on PTV and written by Noor ul Huda Shah.

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