First issues first. The title of the sequence, Girls & Gents, appears to be nicely thought out, although at first look it doesn’t appear to suit the premise of the sequence. However all the pieces on this world does boil all the way down to the right epitomes of the 2 core genders – girls and gents. Both one is a woman or gentleman, or not, although most of us stay within the gray areas in between.The sequence is simply that — a peek into the lives of some ladies and some males and the misogyny and beliefs that divides or unites them. None of them precisely match the definition of a woman or a gentleman, however isn’t that extra about perspective than one thing absolute? Mostofa Sarwar Farooki explores these relationships and views.Sabila is that this extraordinarily hard-working lady who juggles her momentary job on the cultural division, her small enterprise as a girls tailor and her family work that includes a father in superior phases of dementia with clockwork precision. However whereas trusting her boss, Khairul, to get her job regularised, she falls prey to his lust. She instantly recordsdata a grievance with the HR division, however hardly something will get accomplished to make sure justice for her, although an investigation committee is ready up. An more and more pissed off Sabila takes her combat outdoors the division and shortly turns into the central focus of the media as a sufferer of office harassment.The sequence is a bit too sluggish by as we speak’s requirements. Had the tempo been a bit larger, it might have been much more gripping. However thanks to actually good performances by its restricted set of characters, the sequence passes the take a look at of itchy fingers on the distant. Whereas Tasnia stands out because the protagonist, Maria Nur (who performs Khairul’s daughter Laura) additionally performs her function of a lady torn between the love for her father and her respect for an additional lady to perfection. Afzal can also be actually good as the person behind Sabila’s trauma whereas Partha Barua performs a CID officer fairly nicely. However the present stealer is Hasan Masood who performs Khairul’s private secretary Mizu. He’s too good because the boss’ sure man who can also be scheming behind his again. He additionally brings within the occasional comedian aid within the in any other case somber storyline.Issues go easily until the fourth episode, with the main focus laborious on Sabila’s wrestle. Then it all of the sudden takes a flip. And what a flip! The later episodes nearly appear to belong to a unique sequence with the identical set of characters. We are actually watching a criminal offense drama, the place Sabila is without doubt one of the prime suspects. Although Farooki has created two equally watchable halves of the sequence, the entire authentic premise of it being about misogyny and office harassment turns turtle instantly. It’s as if Farooki needed to make a sequence about ladies and their rights after which all of the sudden determined to show it into a criminal offense drama as a substitute. A baffling strategy to a narrative, however nonetheless undoubtedly watchable.