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Winners List & Highlights from 15th Lux Style Awards 2016


Karachi : The 15th year of any annual event is a milestone and when leading stars from Pakistan’s Fashion , Film , Music and Television industries gathered for the ” GEO presents 15th Lux Style Awards” , it was a momentous occasion for all who have been a part of this entertaining 15 year journey .

It was a big night for film and music with performances by Ali Zafar , Sohai Ali Khan and leading lady Mahirah Khan . Ali Zee had incredible energy on stage and he hosted the 15th edition with elan and style , a dash of humour and an ease that was appreciated by the enthusiastic audience .

Ali began the show with a tribute to the last 15 years with a mix of song and dance , script and drama , nostalgia , combined into memorable performances and heart tugging winners‘ speeches which when played out became a part of the LSA lexicon . The catchy double meaning of some of the verses had the audience in splits . Ali then led straight into is opening lines : “You must  have guessed by now that I will be your host for the night ; warna itna dil sey tau mein apni mehendi peh bhu naheen naacha tha“. And that set the tempo for the rest of the glittering night with stars and presenters setting the ultra – modern spectacular stage alight with their witty repartee , acceptance , speeches and spectacular performances .

The Geo presents 15th Lux Style Awards put up a show that lived up to the glamour of the 15 years and the credibility that goes with being the most consistent , relevant and sought after Awards show in the country . Delegates , media and performers from across the world peppered the show that proudly exhibited the best of Pakistan’s entertainment industry .

Shazia Syed , Chairperson , Unilever Pakistan emphasized , “The Lux Style Awards is a reaffirmation of our belief in the outstanding talent we have in Pakistan . Over the last fifteen years , the LSA has been the premier and unbiased platform showcasing the abilities of our budding local talent for the world to see in the fields of film , music , fashion and glamour . We are especially proud that this platform has proven to be a turning point for many careers , with Pakistani artists going on to prove their mettle in bigger markets . This has further strengthened our commitment towards continuing the role of the Lux Style Awards in featuring the talent of Pakistan . “

With Moor as Best Film , Diyar e Dil for Hum TV as Best TV Play and Ali Zafar’s Rockstar as Song of the Year the entertainment category winners were a mix bag of some surprises and some crowd favourites . It was a big night for Mahirah Khan who won Best TV actress for Sadqay Tumharay and Best Film Actress for Bin Roye . Faisal Qureshi bagged Best Actor for Rang Laga on ARY and Humayun Saeed was Best Film Actor for Jawani Phir Nahi Aani .

Nabila bagged her 10th Lux Style Award ; a tribute to the consistency and excellence with which she has developed the hair and make up industry in Pakistan . It was a double triumph for Faraz Mannan who bagged Best Bridal and Best Lawn while Abdullah Harris was Best Photographer . Humour and laughter are an essential part of all Award shows and the ‘Geo presents 15th LUX Style Awards ‘ rolled out artists from the top drawer . With the multitalented Ali Zafar leading the ceremony he was joined throughout the evening by Ahmad Ali Butt , Yasir Hussain , Fawad Khan and leading ladies Mavra Hocane and Mahirah Khan .

Earlier Ayesha Omar , dressed in Tina Durrani , had hosted an unusual red carpet where she chatted with leading stars and grilled them over their choice of wardrobe , their opinion on  the industry they worked in and how this LSA was so special .

As per tradition , the LUX Style Awards announced Scholarship Awards for the four institutions that have been a part of this initiative since 2008 . Two students each from Asian Institute of Fashion Design (AIFD) , National College of Arts (NCA) , and Pakistan Institute of Fashion Design (PIFD) are eligible for this grant that supports students during their final year of college .

Lifetime Achievement Awards were announced for posthumously for Amjad Sabri with a heartfelt tribute paid by Ali Zafar , Ali Sethi and Quratulain Baluch . Nilofer Shahid of Meeras was awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Fashion by M Andre de Bousse for her pioneering work in the field of Fashion .

It was a night for victorious superstars , jubilant winners and scintillating performances . It was an evening down memory lane and moments that celebrated the lives and achievements of the dearly departed . It was a night where the Unilever Chairperson spoke of LUX’s commitement to taking the platform forward and it will also be remembered as the night when an iconic event came of age . With LUX superstar Mahirah Khan rocking the stage and performing to her own hit numbers Geo Presents 15th LUX Style Awards ended on an exhilarating note of promise for an exciting future .

The Geo Presents 15th LUX Style Awards will be broadcast on prime time Geo TV later in the month .

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Here is the LSA 2016 complete list of winners  :-


Model of the Year (Female)
Amna Babar
Fouzia Aman (Winner)
Nooray Bhatti
Rabia Butt
Sadaf Kanwal

Model of the Year (Male)
Aimal Khan
Hasnain Lehri (Winner)
Jahan -e- Khalid
Shahzad Noor
Waleed Khalid

Fashion Photographer
Abdullah Harris (Winner)
Ayaz Anis
Guddu Shani
Rizwan ul Haq
Shahbaz Shazi

Best Hair and Make-up Artist
Hannan Siddique
Nabila (Winner)
Omayr Waqar
Raana Khan
Shammal Qureshi for Toni & Guy (North Pakistan)

Achievement in Fashion Design – Luxury Pret
Misha Lakhani
Sania Maskatiya
Shamaeel Ansari (Winner)

Achievement in Fashion Design – Pret
Coco by Zara Shahjahan
Generation (Winner)
Sana Safinaz

Achievement in Fashion Design – Bridal
Ali Xeeshan
Faraz Manan (Winner)
Shehla Chatoor
The House of Kamiar Rokni

Achievement in Fashion Design – Lawn
Faraz Manan (Winner)
Sana Safinaz
Sania Maskatiya
Zara Shahjahan

Best Menswear Designer
Ahmed Bham
Amir Adnan (Winner)
Hassan Sheheryar Yasin
Nauman Arfeen
Omar Farooq for Republic

Best Emerging Talent
Alee Hasan (Photography) (Winner)
Ammara Khan (Designer)
Anum Malik (Model)
Hira Shah (Model)
Zara Abid (Model)


Album of the year
Bahadur Yaar Jung by E Sharp
Begum Gul Bakaoli Sarfarosh by Noori (Winner)
Ismail ka Urdu Sheher by Zohaib Kazi
Saturday Night Killing Machine by Adil Omar and Talal Qureshi
Till the End of Time by Natasha Humera Ejaz

Song of the Year
Jogiya by Javed Bashir
Rockstar by Ali Zafar (Winner)
Sarak Sarak by Mai Dhai Band
Shakar Wandaan by Asrar Shah
Tamasha by Khumariyaan

Best Music Video Director
Adil Omar for Nighat & Paras by Adil Omar & Talal Qureshi
Kamal Khan & Zohaib Kazi for Wake Up/Jaago by Zohaib Kazi
Nadir Shehzad Khan for Baaghi by Sikandar Ka Mandar
Natasha Humera Ejaz & Shahrukh Khurshid for Khwab by Natasha Humera Ejaz
Salman Noorani for Mariam by Mooroo (Winner)

Best Emerging Talent
Ali Suhail
Mehdi Maloof
Slow Spin (Winner)
The Tamashbeens


Best TV Play
Diyar-e-Dil (Winner)
Mohabbat Aag Si
Rung Lagaa
Sadqay Tumhare

Best TV Actor
Adnan Malik for Sadqay Tumharay
Faisal Qureshi for Rang Laga (Winner)
Noman Ejaz for Zinda Dargor
Noor Hassan for Muqaddas
Osman Khalid Butt for Diyar e Dil

Best TV Actress
Iffat Umer in Mohabbat Aag Si
Mahirah Khan for Sadqay Tumharay (Winner)
Maya Ali for Diyar e Dil
Saima Noor in Rang Laga
Sajjal Ali for Khuda Dekh Raha Hai

Best TV Director
Aamir Yousuf for Aap ki kaneez
Anjum Shahzad for Rang Laga (Winner)
Ehteshamuddin for Sadqay Tumhare
Haseeb Hassan for Diyar e Dil
Sabiha Sumar for Khuda Dekh Raha he

Best TV Writer
Adeel Razzaq for Muqaddas
Farhat Ishtiaq for Diyar e Dil
Imran Nazir for Muhabbat Aag Si
Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar for Sadqay Tumhare (Winner)
Sana Fahad for Rang Laga

Best Original Sound Track
Alvida by Shafqat Amanat Ali by Momina Duraid, Humayun Saeed, Shehzad Naseeb
Diyar e Dil  by Zeb Bangash and Momina Durrani for Diyar e Dil by Momina Duraid (Winner)
Dusri Biwi by Ahmad Jahanzeb by Fahad Mustafa & Ali Kazmi
Mohabbat Aag Si by Shafqat Salamat Ali & Beena Khan by Momina Duraid Productions
Mol by Bushra Bilal by Momina Duraid & Satish Anand


Best Film
Jawani Phir Nai Aani    Six Sigma Productions & ARY Films
Manto    GEO A & B Productions
Moor    Azad Films & Mandviwalla Entertainment (Winner)
Shah    Logo Films & Media
Wrong No.    YNH Films & ARY Films

Best Film Actress
Mahira Khan for Bin Roye (Winner)
Mehwish Hayat for Jawani Phir Nahi Aani
Samia Mumtaz for Moor
Sania Saeed for Manto
Sohai Abro for Wrong No

Best Film Actor
Adnan Sarwar for Shah
Ahmed Ali Butt for Jawani Phir Nahi Aani
Hameed Sheikh for Moor
Humayun Saeed for Jawani Phir Nahi Aani (Winner)
Sarmad Sultan Khoosat for Manto

Best Film Director
Adnan Sarwar for Shah
Jamshed Mehmood Raza for Moor (Winner)
Momina Duraid & Shahzad Kashmiri for Bin Roye
Nadeem baig for Jawani Phir Nahi Aani
Sarmad Sultan Khoosat for Manto

Best Supporting Actress
Armeena Rana Khan for Bin Roye
Ayesha Khan for Jawani Phir Nahi Aani (Winner)
Nimra Bucha for Manto
Sarwat Gillani for Jawani Phir Nahi Aani
Sohai Ali Abro for Jawani Phir Nahi Aani

Best Supporting Actor
Ali Safina for Jalaibee
Javed Sheikh for Wrong No. (Winner)
Shaz Khan for Moor
Wasay Chaudhry for Jawani Phir Nahi Aani
Yasir Hussain for Karachi se Lahore

Best Singer (Male) – Film
Shiraz Uppal, Ali Noor & Ali Humza OST Karachi Se Lahore
Ali Sethi for Aah ko chahiye OST Manto
Javed Bashir for Talabgaar OST Moor
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Teray Bina Jeena OST Bin Roye (Winner)
Rahim Shah for Gul Bashri OST Moor

Best Singer (Female) – Film
Abida Parveen for Maula OST Bin Roye
Zeb Bangesh for Kya Hoga OST Manto
Meesha Shafi for Eva OST Moor (Winner)
Harshdeep Kaur for Ballay Ballay OST Bin Roye
Zarrish for Rabbi Ralli OST Karachi Se Lahore

Best Dressed Male Hamza Ali Abasi
Best Dressed Female Mahira Khan
Life Time Achievement Nilofer Shahid

About Unilever Pakistan

Unilever Pakistan is a subsidiary of Unilever Plc which operates in over 100 countries . Established in Pakistan in 1948 , the Pakistan business is amongst the country’s largest consumer goods companies . Its brands such as Lux , Lifebuoy , Lipton , Sunsilk , Surf and Wall’s are known for their consistently high quality and value and are trusted and consumed daily by millions of people across Pakistan . Unilever’s brands strive to create a better future everyday for consumers across Pakistan . Lifebuoy reaches out to thousands of children through its hand washing campaign , raising standards of hygiene ; Lux promotes film , fashion and music through the iconic Lux Style Awards ; Sunsilk partners PFDC in the fashion weeks and Blue Band supports nutrition . Unilever’s ambition is to double its business whilst reducing its environmental footprint and enhancing its positive social impact . It is engaged in a number of initiatives to enhance livelihoods , save water , energy , carbon emissions and to cut waste and promote recycling . For more information


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