Pakistan’s one-of-a-kind talk show ‘TUC: The Lighter Side of Life’ aired weekly on Saturday, has successfully captivated an audience of all ages to watch their favourite celebrities on the silver screen. The weekly one-hour series is hosted by Pakistani VJ, actress and model Mahira Khan. The guests swap stories and engage viewers through a casual, friendly chitchat to get insights into the lighter side of their life.
Since the show’s inception in December 2013, there has been much hype amongst Pakistanis regarding Khan herself and the celebrities she will be interviewing.
Pakistan’s entertainment industry has significantly grown in the past few years. Although drama serials are on a rise, casual talk shows in Pakistan are limited despite the high demands. Keeping in mind the entertainment industry throughout the world, which thrives on talk shows and inside scoops of celebrity gossips, the show has been designed in the same manner. ‘TUC: The Lighter Side of Life’ is centred around the guest’s personal life, careers and relationship with the paparazzi amongst several others, allowing viewers to receive casual and light-hearted insights into the lives of their favourite celebrities.
“‘TUC: The Lighter Side of Life’ has overwhelmingly succeeded with an impressive rating and the faithful viewership since the airing of the first episode. With this talk show, we aspire to bring the best quality content and entertainment to our consumers. Having seen the success in the week of launch, the future looks bright for ‘TUC: The Lighter Side of Life’,” TUC Brand Manager Naveed Shigri said.
The show has already seen a number of high profile celebrities grace its set including Ali Zafar, Bushra Ansari, Shoaib Malik, Talat Hussain and Shoaib Akhtar. Coming Saturday’s episode will mark a first again as it will showcase another exciting guest opposite celebrity actor and host, Mahira Khan.
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