Coke Kahani (Urdu: کوک کہانی) is a 2012 Pakistani comedy drama sitcom directed by Mehreen Jabbar broadcasting on Broadcast syndication including Hum TV, Geo TV and other networks. Sitcom is written by Syed Mohammad Ahmed and Yasir Rana, starring Sonia Rehman, Faisal Rehman, Syra Yousuf, Syed Mohammad Ahmed, Yasir Hussain, Ahmed Zeb, Shamim Hilali. Sitcom was first aired on 3 November 2012.
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|Written by||Syed Mohammad Ahmed and Yasir Rana|
|Directed by||Mehreen Jabbar|
Syed Mohammad Ahmed
|Country of origin||Pakistan|
|No. of episodes||13|
|Running time||20 min|
|Original network||Broadcast syndication|
|Original release||3 November 2012|
The TV series details the life of a young woman (Zoya) who is trying to resolve tensions between her father (Asfand) who runs a restaurant in city of Karachi called Alfonso, and mother (Maya) an artist residing in Florida. With the help of friends, she takes on the task of saving her family restaurant from going into ruins, and her family from breaking into pieces. The seamless, simple story of genuine human emotions of belonging, compassion, and love has deeper undercurrents that flow throughout the story, shedding light on various social realities pertaining to the South Asian region: identity politics, patriotism and the evolution of a hybrid culture of modernity and traditionalism. It is not the story of landlords and big business tycoons, nor does it focus on glamorous lifestyles; it is an everyday tale of ordinary people tackling ordinary issues. The kahani revolves around the lives and dreams of characters from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds – reflecting the multicultural metro that is Karachi.
- "Mehreen's new serial shows the lives of Pakistani people". The Express Tribune. 23 December 2012. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- "Information of the Coke Kahani". BeingPakistani.com. Retrieved 23 January 2013.