Nigar Film Awards, which had been the sole representative of Pakistan’s film awards for nearly seven decades are now set to make a comeback after 12 years.
— Pak Cinema Official (@PakCinema2020) February 16, 2017
The awards had been initiated in 1957 by Mr. Ilyas Rashidi, the founder of Nigar Weekly, have now been revived by his son, Aslam Ilyas Rashidi. The 47th Nigar Awards are to be held on March 16, 2017 in Karachi and the nominees are already announced.
Here’s the complete of nominations
Actor in Law – The Film (Fizza Ali Mirza/Mehdi Ali)
Ho Mann Jahaan (Sheheryar Munawar, AsimRaza)
Maalik (Ashir Azeem/ Bushra Ashar Azeem)
Mah e Mir (Khurram Rana , Sahir Rasheed, Badar Ikram)
Janaan (Reham Khan, Hareem Farooq, Munir Hussain, Imran Raza Kazmi
Dobara Phir Se (Salman Iqbal, Jerjees Seja, Mehreen Jabbar)
Nabeel Qureshi (Actor In Law)
Azfar Rizvi (Janaan)
Mehreen Jabbar (Dobara Phir Se)