Karachi se Lahore is a 2015 Pakistani comedy road film directed and produced by Wajahat Rauf under production banner Showcase Productions. The film’s story is written by Yasir Hussain Karachi se Lahore, featuring an ensemble cast including Javed Sheikh, Mantaha Tareen Maqsood, Yasir Hussain, Ahmed Ali, Eshita Syed, Aashir Wajahat and Rasheed Naz, whereas lead roles are played by Shehzad Sheikh and Ayesha Omer. This is the first Pakistani road-trip film which covers the 36 hours journey from Karachi to Lahore in real time, where the characters face obstacles, overcome them and undergo personal growth.
It is first Pakistani film to be premiered in Hollywood. The film was released nationwide on July 31, 2015 by Distribution Club
Zaeem (Shehzad Sheikh) the protagonist has been mistreated his entire life by his parents, teachers, bosses and his girlfriend. But when he learns that his long time girlfriend Ayesha (Eshita Syed) is marrying her cousin in Lahore, he decides to stand up for himself for the first time in his life and go to Lahore to stop the wedding. On this roller coaster of a road trip from Karachi to Lahore, everything that can go wrong does and the party of 5 aboard find themselves in conflict with themselves and the rest of the country.
Shehzad Sheikh as Zaeem
Ayesha Omer as Maryam
Aashir Wajahat as Zeezo
Yasir Hussain as Moti
Javed Sheikh as Tiwana
Eshita Syed as Ayesha
Mantaha Tareen Maqsood
Rasheed Naz as Khan Sahib
Wajahat Rauf as Sindhi Landlord (special appearance)