Following the buzz around Ho Man Jahaan and Jawaani Phir Nahi Aani, here’s another film ready to hit cinemas in three months: Karachi Se Lahore (KSL),set to be released on July 31st.
The film’s teaser featuring Ayesha Omer caused a stir when it was released — the movie’s expected to pack a punch too.
Directed by Wajahat Rauf, known for his rom-com serials Karachi High (ARY),Minglish (ARY), and recent dramas Nikkah (HUM TV) and Soteli (ARY), KSLboasts a cast of famous TV and film actors like Javed Sheikh, Rashid Naaz, Ayesha Omar, Eshita Syed and Shahzad Sheikh.
Popular theater artist Yasir Hussain, who was lauded for his skills in playsAangan Terrha and Sawa 14 August has penned the script for KSL.
The cast in a BTS photo. — Photo courtesy: Karachi se Lahore’s official Facebook page
“Karachi se Lahore is a romantic comedy, a home-grown Pakistani road trip movie about a group of five people travelling from Karachi to Lahore for a specific purpose,” Wajahat revealed in an earlier interview.
“They go through this roller-coaster journey to get to their destination and end up finding themselves in the process”, he added.
A BTS photo during the shoot. — Photo courtesy: Karachi se Lahore’s official Facebook page
The music for KSL will be directed by singer Shiraz Upal and Noori’s Ali Hamza and Ali Noor. Wajahat had said that there may be item numbers — or what he termed “performance-based songs” — in the film.
New actors, including Ahmed Ali, Aashir Wajahat and Mantaha Maqsood, also feature in Karachi se Lahore.