Why do Indians like Pakistani soap operas so much?

An Indian television channel is airing syndicated content from Pakistan for the first time. Several of the shows have become surprise hits.

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The girl is a strong-minded introvert. Unlike her sisters, she's not interested in pursuing romance. The boy is wealthy and flirtatious. In college they clash, until the boy gets close enough to fall in love with her.