First of all we would like to thank everyone who participated in the voting and shared their opinions regarding the awards on the website. The voting closed a few days ago and it is time for us to discuss the results. Please feel free to share your opinion because your feedback is highly valuable. These results are based on the votes that were given to the dramas/writers/actors and directors in different categories by the public. It came as no surprise that the play Hamsafar got most votes in all the categories and this is exactly the reason why we will be mentioning the dramas that came in second position too. Here are the results.
Best Drama 2012:
First Place: Hamsafar (Hamsafar got 2,070 votes)
Second Place: Durr-e-Shehwar (Durr-e-Shehwar got 504 votes)
Total Votes cast: 3,490
There is huge difference between the number of votes that these two dramas got, the sweeping majority that Hamsafar got came as no surprise. Hamsafar got 59 percent of the total votes cast and Durr-e-Shehwar got 14 percent of the total votes cast. Durr-e-Shehwar was in competition with amazing plays like Shehr-e-Zaat and Bilquess Kaur which were very famous as well but people voted in the favor of Durr-e-Shehwar.
Best Actor In A Leading Role:
Total Votes Cast: 3,393
This really is amazing, Fawad Khan who has not been around for as long as the rest of the actors who were nominated for this category won with a very big margin. Fawad Khan won by getting 80 percent of the total votes cast and Faisal Qureshi got 5 percent. Mikaal Zulfiqar got 172 votes.
Best Actress In A Leading Role:
Total Votes Cast: 3, 405
Mahira Khan got 45 percent of the total votes cast and Sanam Baloch got 22 percent. The outstanding performance by Bushra Ansari in Bilquees Kaur did not get as many votes as one would have expected it to get.
Best Supporting Actor 2012:
First Place: Mohib Mirza for Shehr-e-Zaat (Mohib Mirza got 1,533 votes)
Second Place: Syed Mohammad Ahmed for Durr-e-Shehwar (Syed Mohammad Ahmed got 752 votes)
Total Votes Cast: 3,036
There were no nominations from the play Hamsafar in this category. Mohib Mirza won by getting 50 percent of the total votes cast and Syed Mohammad Ahmed bagged the second position by getting 25 percent of the total votes cast.
Best Supporting Actress 2012:
First Place: Naveen Waqar for Hamsafar (Naveen Waqar got 1,361 votes)
Second Place: Samina Peerzada for Shehr e Zaat (Samina Peerzada got 1,262 votes)
Total Votes Cast: 3,200
This was a very close competition; there isn’t much of a difference in the number of votes that the two actresses got. Naveen Waqar won the award by getting 43 percent of the total votes cast and Samina Peerzada bagged the second place by getting 39 percent of the total votes cast.
Best Dialogues 2012:
First Place: Farhat Ishtiaq for Hamsafar (Farhat ishtiaq got 1,180 votes)
Second Place: Umera Ahmed for Shehr-e-Zaat ( Umera Ahmed got 939 votes)
Total Votes Cast: 3,145
Umera Ahmed was nominated for Shehr-e-Zaat and Durr-e-Shehwar both and when one adds the results of both the plays together, she got more votes than Farhat Ishtiaq but the competition was between individual plays so we will count the votes that the plays got individually. Farhat Ishtiaq got 38 percent of the total votes cast and Umera Ahmed got 30 percent of the total votes cast. This was a very close competition.
Best Director 2012:
First Place: Sarmad Khoosat for Hamsafar (Sarmad Khoosat got 2,115 votes)
Second Place: Sarmad Khoosat for Shehr-e-Zaat (Sarmad Khoosat got 354 votes)
Total Votes Cast: 3,045
Sarmad Khoosat got majority of the votes for both his dramas but there is a big difference between the number of votes that the two got. He got 69 percent of the total votes cast for Hamsafar and 12 percent for Shehr-e-Zaat.
Best On-Screen Couple 2012:
Total Votes Cast: 3,174
It seems like there was no competition there!! Mahira and Fawad won by getting 85 percent of the total votes cast and Sanam and Meekal got only 6 percent.
Best OST 2012:
First Place: Who Hamsafar Tha (Hamsafar’s OST got 2,236 votes)
Second Place: Yaar Ko Humne (SeZ’s OST got 582 votes)
Total Votes Cast: 3,247
The OST of hamsafar won by getting 60 percent of the total votes cast and the OST of Shehr-e-Zaat got second place by getting 18 percent of the total votes cast.
These results clearly suggest that in people’s opinion Hamsafar was the most loved play in all respects in 2012 and Shehr-e-Zaat is the only play which had a real competition with Hamsafar.