Humsafar – the most watched drama of the past decade
Humsafar, the most watched drama in Pakistan these days, is brilliantly directed by Sarmad Sultan Khoosat. It consists of 22 episodes and the first episode was aired on September 24th, 2011 on Hum TV. It stars Mahira Khan and Fawad Afzal Khan
as the leading characters. Atoqa Odho, Sara Kashif and Naveen Waqar are also starring in this romantic drama.
The Drama is based on the 2008 novel of the same name written by Farhat Ishtiaq. The story of the novel was laid out in retrospective manner and was mainly told in flashbacks. However, the drama adaptation is mostly linear and is critically acclaimed.
Ratings show that the viewership of this epic Hum TV serial is more than double as compared to any other drama watching these days.
Its title song is exceptionally sung by Qurat-ul-Ain Baloch while lyrics were given by Naseer Turabi. The song beautifully describes the whole plot in seven minutes. It presents the story with such excellence and deepness that cannot be described in words.
Story of Humsafar drama starts with the marriage of Khirad and Ashar at the time when they do not even know each other and have never seen anyone before their wedding. The forceful decision by the Father of Ashar later proved to be happiness for their lives
and Khirad and Ashar finally fall in love with each other. Initially the mother of Ashar proved herself very comfortable with the entire situation and the wedding but later she was proved the vamp for her own son and broke their relation with the help of her
nephew, her sister and her niece. What happens next you have to keep watching this brilliance of television drama of Pakistan in form of Humsafar that will make you glued to your TV screen from first second of its screening till the last.