Synopsis: Humsafar (Urdu: ?? ????, Ham-safar; lit. Co-journeyer) is a Pakistani television drama serial based on the book of the same name written by Farhat Ishtiaq. It is directed by Sarmad Sultan Khoosat. It originally ran on Hum TV for a season from September 24, 2011 to March 3, 2012. The story revolves around the trials and tribulations of a married couple Asher Hussain (Fawad Afzal Khan) and Khirad Ihsan (Mahira Khan) and the jealous forces that work to break them apart. It is the most critically acclaimed drama in the history of Pakistan. It received Pakistan's highest ratings ever. It received 16.88 TVRs on its last episode, which were its highest.
Later in 2012, it became the first ever Pakistani drama to air in India. It aired in India on Rishtey, and it was highly appreciated. Many reports said that this channel showed remarkable progress in ratings when it aired Humsafar and it paved its way for other Pakistani dramas on that channel. In the last quarter of 2013, it was also broadcast in Saudi Arabia and gathered huge ratings and audiences. People showed their love towards the main lead Mahira and Fawad khan and created many Arabic Facebook pages ,It aired in India in 2nd time Colors (TV channel) In 27 jan 2014 mon to thur 6 pm , Now Rishtey Tv again play humsafar in 2nd time .
Humsafar has been named the 'revival' of Pakistani Dramas due to the popularity it received and the doors it opened for Pakistani television. Humsafar turned the cast into international stars, and won every award it was nominated for.
Creators: Written by: Zakir Ahmed
Novel by: Farhat Ishtiaq
Directed by: Sarmad Sultan Khoosat
Creative director(s): Mirza Zeeshan Baig
Theme music composer: Waqar Ali
Opening theme: Who Humsafar Tha
Written by: Naseer Turabi
performed by: Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch
Composer(s): MAD Music
Executive producer(s) Nina Kashif
Producer(s): Momina Duraid
Cinematography: Shehzad Kashmiri
Running time: 38-42 minutes
Production company(s): Moomal Productions
Stars: Mahira Khan
Fawad Afzal Khan