Boota from Toba Tek Singh

Boota from Toba Tek Singh (Urdu: بوٹا فرام ٹوبہ ٹیک سنگھ) was a 1999 Pakistani drama serial. It was aired by Pakistan Television Corporation in Urdu language and had a total of 22 TV episodes. It was written by Khalil-Ur-Rehman Qamar, directed by Dilawar Malik. This drama serial was very popular back in 1999.[1]


The story revolves around a character Boota Faisal Qureshi who belongs to Toba Tek Singh and is the only son of a landlord. He is a mischievous fellow who has failed to do well in school. Boota changes overnight when he falls in love with Mahru Farah Shah whose car breaks down near his village when she and her dadi (Khursheed Shahid) are going to Lahore. Boota soon runs away from home and goes to Lahore . Mahru runs an advertising agency and her assistant Faani Kashif Mehmood takes Boota to the boarding house of Zohra Khatoon Deeba where he lives. Meeru (Babar Ali) is a fellow resident there who had belongs to a broken home and hence has a shattered personality. He makes false promises to girls and then blackmails them after he gets their photos and letters. Mahru loves him and tries to reason with him. Meeru falls in love with Mahru too but is afraid to admit it because he does not want to be in a position where someone else can exploit him. This play was quite popular at that time (1999)..[2]



  1. Archived 20 December 2016 at the Wayback Machine, Profile of 'Boota from Toba Tek Singh' drama serial on website, Retrieved 9 Dec 2016
  2., Main theme and plot of 'Boota from Toba Tek Singh' on website, Retrieved 9 Dec 2016

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