Pakistani movie Karachi Se Lahore released today on 31st July, 2015 Friday. The star-studded movie premiere event was held in Cinestar Cinema Lahore last night which was attended by the whole star cast of the movie and many other celebrities (singers, models, actors) as well. Ayesha Omar, Shehzad Sheikh and other celebrities watched their movie with fellow celebs & friends in Cinestar CinemaGallery. You can read our full review of Karachi Se Lahore movie after the jump and decide that if you want to watch it in cinema or not.
A project of Showcase Films, the motion picture is directed and produced by Wajahat Rauf and written by Yasir Hussain. The movie’s OST has been composed by Sur Darvesh, a creative collaboration between musicians Shiraz Uppal, Ali Noor and Ali Hamza. Karachi Se Lahore is a comedy road trip movie in which few friends travel from Karachi to Lahore by road and they encountered several funny, emotional, terrifying and joyful situations.
Karachi Se Lahore - Movie Plot:
Shehzad Sheikh (Zaheem) & Ayesha Omar (Maryam) are neighbors and they fight with each other a lot on small silly things. Maryam's father is Javed Sheikh (Tiwana), whose wife died years ago, now has an affair with a dancer named Khushi (played by Mantaha Maqsood). Maryam has a younger brother named Zezu (played by Aashir Wajahat).
Zaheem is a banker and he is very frustrated with his life, job and country's situation. Her girlfriend Aisha treats him like a slave and insults him a lot but he still wants to marry her. One day she announced that she is going to Lahore to visit her relatives and later on decided to get married there with her Canadian returned cousin Taimoor. Zaheem who is emotionally shattered finally decided to go to Lahore to stop the wedding but all the flights got cancelled. He then begged Maryam to borrow him her dad's Jeep since he was on his personal secret 'Visit to a NOT Friend - Khushi'.
Moti and Sam played by Yasir Hussain and Ahmad Ali are Zaheem's friends who brings color to the whole movie. The jokes and punches by Moti were hilarious and you simply cannot hold your laughter after listening to his stupid witty lines. There are few double meaning vulgar jokes by almost every character of the movie as well. Some of the jokes and scenes about Pathans were inappropriate which, according to my opinion, should not be the part of any Pakistani movie.
With a happy ending, the movie is overall very predictable and there can be no spoilers even if someone tells you the whole story. What happens is not important, how it happens and the funny bits are important in the movie.
Karachi Se Lahore - Performances by Star Cast:
Shehzad Sheikh (as Zaheem): To be very honest, he failed to impress the audience as his acting looks very artificial on the big screen. In the whole movie, only two or three scenes were applaudable in terms of dialogues delivery by Shehzad Sheikh. His presence was not intensive enough to portray him as the hero of the movie.
Ayesha Omar (as Maryam): Her acing was above average but at times her dialogues sounded very fake and superficial. Her performance in the item number 'Tutti Frutti' were appreciated by the audience. Overall Ayesha Omar performed relatively well in the movie.
Javed Sheikh (as Tiwana): Tiwana is Maryam's father who loves his jeepo (Jeep) more than his children. He is a jolly uncle who have affair with a dancer (Khushi). Javed Sheikh is an amazing actor and he knows how to perform any role with brilliance.
Yasir Hussain (as Moti): A friend of Zaheem who stammers a lot and pass stupidly funny comments on every situation. He is the man of the movie and without his dialogues, there is no fun left in the movie at all. I am not sure about the movie but you will love this character for sure.
Ahmad Ali (as Sam): Sam is the 'Yo Bouy' who loves fun and party. He thinks that he is a chick magnet but actually he was a Pathan magnet.
Rashid Naz (as Pathan's Leader): He was the leader of the locals where Ayesha Omar performed her Tuti Fruti item number. Shown as a Pathan Truck Driver, Rashid Naz and his driver fellows had a soft corner for good looking guys.
Eshita Syed (as Aisha): Aisha is Zaheem's girlfriend but she don't like the fact that he is not rich. She do not respect him at all and expect everything from him. You will recall the girlfriends from Bollywood movie 'Pyar Ka Panchnama' after watching her.
Karachi Se Lahore - Music:
The music of the movie is great but not advertised properly online. The music composer of the movie is Sur Darvesh. A creative collaboration between musicians Shiraz Uppal, Ali Noor and Ali Hamza is a treat for Pakistani music lovers. Ali Zafar's Jugnoon Se is also featured in the movie.
The movie could have been same even without the Mujra Song featuring Mantaha Maqsood (Khushi).
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Karachi Se Lahore - Our Verdict:
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