Pakistan’s leading entertainment network HUM Network Limited, celebrated the 12th anniversary of its premier channel HUM TV, on January 17, 2017 in Karachi in a special transmission of Jago Pakistan Jago.
The anniversary transmission attended by President HUM Network Limited, Sultana Siddiqui, core management of network, and prominent faces of the country’s entertainment industry. During celebrations, the new look of HUM TV and its upcoming projects were also revealed.
Some of the mega projects by HUM TV includes ‘Sammi’, a play that brings another sensitive and gruesome social issue onto mainstream television, ‘Nazr-e-bad’, based on black magic and the effects of this sinister action on victim and perpetrator, ‘Jhetaniyaan’, ‘Woh Ik Pal’, ‘Ye Raha Dil and ‘Yaqeen Ka Safar’ to name a few.
Since its first transmission on 17th, January 2005, Hum TV has been a pioneer in its league, choosing new talent to breaking stereotypes. The channel was globally accepted in a span of just two years due to its progressive approach. The biggest blockbuster hit of Hum TV, ‘Humsafar’, was also the beacon for every other drama produced in Pakistan. Aired on Hum TV in 2011-2012, Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan became household names after that. Other trendsetters are ‘ManMayal’, the popular ‘Udaari’ and ‘Diyaar-e-Dil’ which kept the viewers glued from the beginning.
Hum Network also gave its viewers an insight on how strong a woman in every role is, her ability to shift and compromise in some situations while her will is tested when she stands up for others.
Hum TV also has the credit for being a pioneer in many aspects, be it the first food channel, the first awards for an entertainment channel, showcasing new talent, creating fashion events on a bigger scale to name a few.