Desi Kuriyan (Season 5) – Promoting Pure Eastern Culture

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Reality shows, a unique and captivating genre of television programmes, that features real-life experiences of people with unscripted situations, have already started augmenting in Pakistan’s television industry. The industry has witnessed the production of some reality TV shows which created huge buzz not only in Pakistan but across the border as well. One of these reality shows is Desi Kuriyan – Pakistan’s first real-life soap that demonstrates modern females performing tasks that are part of pure village lifestyle.

The fifth season of this show will be airing in first week of April on ARY Digital, featuring 11 females from the world of showbiz, who will be facing tough time while living in a village for 13 days without any medium available for communication. The host of the show is Waqar Zaka, who is famous for producing and hosting another famed reality show, ‘Living On The Edge’. He’ll also be judging the performance of participants with the assistance of people residing in Hilawatoo, a village near Sahiwal, Punjab, where the shooting of this show is taking place. Some interesting elements of the show will be dance performances of cast in very filmi style and a jumbo-pack of drama, emotions, friendship, betrayal and romance. Yes, ‘romance’ too, as the host is going to be the only male character surrounded by 11 female contestants so there are maximum chances of real-life controversies happening on the set. Sounds exciting?


According to Waqar Zaka, the prime objective of this show is to promote the pure eastern culture and to highlight the fact that modern women in Pakistan, especially those working in showbiz, are no less talented than any other women who looks after her family with full dedication. These women have equal ability to not only pursue urban culture’s lifestyle but also give full attention to their families.

The winner of this show will be titled as, ‘Eastern Queen’, as tasks are all set with some rules to follow as per pure eastern culture and viewers will get to see how beautiful these women are as a person as well. So let’s wait and see what more is in store of ‘Desi Kuriyan (Season 5) for us!