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Islamic Family Values Depicted in Urdu Drama before and during Cable Era

Rooh ul Amin Khan, Yasar Arafat and Muhammad Atif Shahzad
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Rooh ul Amin Khan: Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Communication Studies, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan.
Yasar Arafat: Ph.D Scholar, Department of Media and Communication Studies, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan.
Muhammad Atif Shahzad: Lecturer, Department of Media and Communication Studies, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan.

Global Political Review, 2020, vol. 5, issue 1, 119-126

Abstract: This study aims to describe the content analysis of televised Urdu dramas before and after the advent of the cable. This research focuses that how relationships between the married couple are depicted in televised Urdu drama serials. The Islamic objective of marriage is examined in this study. This study divided the Urdu drama serials into two broad eras, pre cable and post cable eras, it is observed that in pre cable dramas serials, relationship between the married couple was more positive and loving and more in accord with Islamic objective of marriage. On the other hand, in post cable era, the relationship between husband and wife presented in televised Urdu drama serials found to be more negative, deviating from the Islamic objective of marriage. Extramarital relations are on the increase side in post cable era; these relations were absent pre cable Urdu drama serials.

Keywords: Infidel Spouses; Extramarital Relations; Married Couple (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R00 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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