- Pakistani drama series College Gate has drawn comparisons to Netflix’s Elite
- The show follows a group of college students who go against social norms in pursuit of their dreams and self-discovery
Twitter users recently got a glimpse of an upcoming Pakistani drama series, College Gate, and it seems to have drawn comparisons to the popular Spanish teen drama series, Elite, on Netflix.
The show’s synopsis offers a glimpse into its storyline, which follows a group of college students who choose to go against social norms and familial expectations in the pursuit of their dreams and self-discovery.
Elite revolves around the lives of three working-class students who receive scholarships to study at a prestigious private school in Spain.
As they navigate their new surroundings, they encounter a group of wealthy and entitled students who remind them of their social and economic differences. The similarities between the two shows have not gone unnoticed by fans of both series.
College Gate features a young and emerging cast that includes Zarrar Khan, Natalia Castillo Shahid, Khaqan Shahnawaz, Hina Chaudhry, Mamia Shajaffar, Shuja Asad, Washma Fatima, Nouman Kahout, and Asad Chaudhry.
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The series has been written by Ateeq Inayat and Ali Sikandar, and directed by Fahim Burney.
Although the plot of College Gate has not yet been revealed, fans are excited about the series’ potential to bring a fresh perspective to Pakistani drama.
With new talent emerging in the industry and a unique approach to storytelling, College Gate could revolutionize the way Pakistani dramas are produced and consumed.
The Pakistani entertainment industry has seen a significant surge in recent years, with several platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Zee5 investing in original Pakistani content.
The introduction of new talent and unique storytelling has helped to create a new wave of interest in Pakistani dramas and movies, both at home and abroad.
As audiences eagerly await the release of the new series, it is evident that the Pakistani entertainment industry is poised for further growth and expansion.
The emergence of new talent and fresh perspectives is helping to transform the industry and redefine Pakistani entertainment for a global audience.
Social Media Reactions to College Gate
Here’s how netizens welcomed the upcoming show College Gate:
“How is College Gate a new coming-of-age drama if the entire cast is over early to mid-twenties?” wondered another.
“Is this a copy of Elite?” questioned another.
Elite season ke copy a rahi a kya?
— Laly🕊 (@ItsLabeee) April 19, 2023
“Interesting, I would love to watch it,” wrote one Twitter user. “After Elite on Netflix, India came up with Class and Pakistan with College Gate. Student life in college and university was a missing component.”