16th Lux Style Awards: Nominations Revealed!

It’s award season once again in Pakistan. Nominees for the LUX Style Awards 2017 have been announced and for many designers, directors, musicians and stars, it’s going to be a very joyous year.

The nominations list sees a mix of the usual suspects and and some young and upcoming talent for the coveted awards. Many blockbuster films like Actor in Law, Dobara Phir Se, Ho Mann Jahaan, Janaan and Mah e Mir are leading the nominations and made the cut for Best Film.

ARY, Hum TV and TV One serials dominated the TV categories with Besharam, Dillagi, Mann Mayal, Mein Sitara and Udaari coming in the top five.

Here are the Nominees for the 16th LUX Style Awards 2017


Best Film
Actor in Law
Dobara Phir Se
Ho Mann Jahaan

Best Film Actress
Mahira Khan for Ho Mann Jahaan
Mehwish Hayat for Actor in Law
Sabar Qamar for Lahore Se Aagey
Sajal Ali for Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai
Sanam Saeed for Bachaana

Best Film Actor
Ashar Azeem for Maalik
Fahad Mustafa for Actor in Law
Fahad Mustafa for Mah-e-Mir
Mohib Mirza for Bachaana
Yasir Hussain for Lahore Se Aagey

Best Film Director
Anjum Shehzad for Mah-e-Mir
Asim Raza for Ho Mann Jahaan
Azfar Jafri for Janaan
Mehreen Jabbar for Dobara Phir Se
Nabeel Qureshi for Actor in Law
Wajahat Rauf for Lahore Se Aagey

Best Supporting Actress
Hania Aamir for Janaan
Saboor Ali for Actor in Law
Sanam Saeed for Dobara Phir Se
Sonya Jehan for Ho Mann Jahaan
Tooba Siddiqui for Dobara Phir Se

Best Supporting Actor
Ali Kazmi for Dobara Phir Se
Ali Rehman Khan for Janaan
Manzar Sehbhai for Mah-e-Mir
Om Puri for Actor in Law
Shehryar Munawar for Ho Mann Jahaan

Best Singer (Male) – Film
Arman Malik for Janaan Title Track (Janaan)
Asrar for Funkaran (Actor in Law)
Atif Aslam for Dil Dancer (Actor in Law)
Rajab Ali for Yeh Dhuan (Mah-e-Mir)
Shafqat Amanat Ali for Piya Dekhan Ko (Mah-e-Mir)

Best Singer (Female) – Film
Aima Baig for Kalabaaz Dil (Lahore se Aagey)
Haniya Aslam for Lar Gaiyyan (Dobara Phir Se)
Masooma Anwer for Naina Roye (Maalik)
Shreya Ghoshal for Janaan Title Track (Janaan)
Zeb Bangash for Dil Pagal (Ho Maan Jahaan)


Best TV Play
Besharam on ARY Digital
Dillagi on ARY Digital
Mann Mayal on Hum TV
Mein Sitara on TV One
Udaari on Hum TV

Best TV Actor
Ahsan Khan for Udaari
Faisal Qureshi for Bheegi Palkien
Humayun Saeed for Dillagi
Noman Ejaz for Dampukth
Zahid Ahmed for Besharam

Best TV Actress
Maya Ali for Mann Mayal
Mehwish Hayat for Dillagi
Saba Qamar for Besharam
Saba Qamar for Mein Sitara
Sajal Ali for Gul-e-Rana

Best TV Director
Ehtishaamuddin for Udaari
Farooq Rind for Besharam
Haseeb Hasan for Mann Mayal
Kashif Nisar for Dampukth
Nadeem Baig for Dillagi

Best TV Writer
Faiza Iftikhar for Dillagi
Farhat Ishtiaq for Udaari
Sameera Fazal for Man Mayal
Sarwat Nazeer for Besharam
Zafar Mairaj for Dampukth

Best Original Sound Track
Sun Yara by Damia Farooq (ARY Digital)
Udaari by Hadiqa Kiyani (HUM TV)
Hatheli by Nabeel Shaukat (HUM TV)
Mann Mayal by Quratulain Baloch (HUM TV)
Yeh Ishq by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan (ARY Digital)


Album of the Year
Book of Sibt by Sibti
Indus Raag 2 by Shareef Awan
Na Bhulana by Uzair Jaswal
Peheli by Mooro
You by The Sketches

Song of the Year
Baarish by Tonight Us and Jimmy Khan
Haiyyah from The Book of Sibt by Sibti
Khak Nasheen by Chand Tara Orchestra
Khaki Banda by Umair Jaswal and Ahmed Jahanzeb
Saaiyan by Quratulain Baloch

Best Music Video Director
Abdullah Haris for Sag-e-Ali by Asrar
Aisha Linea Akhtar & Shahbaz Shigri for Le chaloon by Salman Shaukat
Kamal Khan for Ho Jao Azad by Zoe Viccaji
Kamal Khan for The Desert Journey by D/A Method
Shahab Qamar for Hero by Naseer & Shahab

Best Emerging Talent
Basit Ali for Vocals in Anokha Ladla
Bilal Nasir Khan (Rudoh) for Tales for Scrap
Hamza Akram Qawwal for Khuddi
Natasha Baig for Janaan
Shehroz Hussain for Sitaar in Anokha Ladla


Model of the Year (Female)
Amna Babar
Anam Malik
Rabia Butt
Sadaf Kanwal
Zara Abid

Model of the Year (Male)
Aimal Khan
Hasnain Lehri
Shahzad Noor
Waleed Khalid

Best Fashion Photographer
Abdullah Haris
Ali Hasan
Guddu Shani
Nadir Feroz Khan & Maha Burney at NFK Photography
Shahbaz Shazi

Best Hair and Make-up Artist
Natasha Khalid
Omayr Waqar
Saima Rashid Bargfred
Shammal Qureshi
Shazia Rashid

Achievement in Fashion Design – Pret
Coco by Zara Shahjahan
Sana Safinaz

Achievement in Fashion Design – Luxury Pret
Sana Safinaz
Sania Maskatiya
Shamaeel Ansari
Shehla Chatoor

Achievement in Fashion Design – Bridal
Ali Xeeshan
Faraz Manan
The House of Kamiar Rokni

Achievement in Fashion Design – Lawn
Faraz Manan
Sana Safinaz
Shehla Chatoor
Zara Shahjahan
Best Menswear Designer
Ahmed Bham
Amir Adnan
Hassan Sheheryar Yasin
Ismail Farid
Nauman Arfeen

Best Emerging Talent
Aashna Khan – Photographer
Giti Ara – Model
Hira Shah – Model
Imaan Madani – Model
The Pink Tree Company – Designer

Voting for Viewer’s Choice Categories will be online from the 16th of March at www.luxstyle.pk. The awards are to be held on April 19, 2017.

Rimsha Butt