PTV may revive heyday production Ainak Wala Jin, says Haseeb Pasha who played Hamoon Jadugar in the show.

The Pakistan Television (PTV) is planning to revive the memories of the good old days by telecasting Ainakwala Jinn, a children's favourite programme of yesteryears.

The play telecast for almost a decade from 1993 to 2002 kept children glued to TV sets and was one of the productions telecast in PTV's heyday.

Dawn got an opportunity to have a chat with Haseeb Pasha, a TV star and man behind the show. 'I recently had a conversation with some PTV officials at the Lahore station and they expressed their desire to revive the show on the miniscreen,' said Mr Pasha. He said the ineffable memories of a whole generation were attached with this show as they grew up watching this children's attraction on television back in 90s.

Asked why the play went off the screen in 2002, Mr Pasha said the programme was over because of a lack of interest of producers and others in the PTV. Hafeez Tahir was the creator, producer and writer of this show and he had immense interest in this production. After his (Mr Tahir's) retirement, Mr Pasha said, no one bothered to keep the show rolling.

He said the show with new looks had...

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