Jiya is an "inspirational teacher" whose alter ego is a burka-wearing superheroine. Jiya uses "Takht Kabaddi", a special martial art that incorporates books and pens, to fight crime.




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 Burka Avenger / ... (13 episodes, 2013)
Hamza Abbasi ...
 Baba Bandook / ... (13 episodes, 2013)
Amjad Chaudhary ...
 Kabadi Jan , Tinda , Khamba & Munna / ... (13 episodes, 2013)
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 Immu & Mooli / ... (13 episodes, 2013)
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Burka Avenger is Pakistan's first ever 3D animated TV series. The protagonist of the show is Jiya, an inspirational school teacher whose alter ego is the super-heroine Burka Avenger. The Burka Avenger wears the Burka as a costume to hide her identity like super heroes do. Her use of books and pens as weapons is symbolic on many levels. The Burka Avenger fights for Justice, Peace and Education for all. Burka Avenger is set in the fictional town of Halwapur. It features a superheroine who wears a burka as a super-hero costume to conceal her identity while fighting villains. Jiya is an "inspirational teacher" at an all-girls' school. Burka Avenger fights corrupt politicians and vengeful mercenaries who attempt to shut down girls' schools. She uses "Takht Kabadi", a martial art that involves throwing books and pens and acrobatic moves. Together with children 'Ashu', 'Immu' and 'Mooli', the Burka Avenger fights the evil magician 'Baba Bandook', his henchmen and corrupt politician 'Vadero ... Written by Unicorn black

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Justice, Peace and Education for all



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Beautifully illustrated, witty and laugh out loud funny
23 July 2015 | by (Oxford) – See all my reviews

Beautifully illustrated, witty and laugh out loud funny- this series has already won multiple awards (including a Peabody Award) and is continuing to impress with series 3. The humour transcends culture and language, depicting positive female and male characters as they embark on action packed adventures set around a moral theme or social message. If you are a non Pakistani watching this, then this cartoon opens your eyes to how similar our values, personalities and humour can be- regardless of cultural differences.

More people need to watch this and this needs to be translated into many languages, much like 'Dora the Explorer'.

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