It’s time to acknowledge the talented gems of Pakistan in Entertainment and fashion industry for the year 2013 with the 13th Lux Style Awards (LSA).

This year’s nominations are a mix of predictable choices from four main industries ie. Fashion, film, music and television. Each category was judged independently by four distinguished juries.

Fashion Nominations

The fashion jury decided on nominations for ten fashion categories including which will be judged by four distinguished juries.

Selection of winners for fashion categories will be decided in a second tier of voting based on portfolio submissions, by members of the fashion fraternity in Karachi and Lahore.

Model of the Year (Female)

  • Amna Ilyas
  • Cybil Chowdhry
  • Fouzia Aman
  • Nooray Bhatty
  • Rabia Butt

Model of the Year (Male)

  • Abbas Jaffri
  • Athar Amin
  • Jahan-e-Khalid
  • Rizwan Jaffri
  • Waleed Khalid

Best Fashion Photographer

  • Abdullah Harris
  • Guddu Shani
  • Maram & Abroo
  • Nadir & Maha from NFK Photography
  • Rizwanul Haq

Best Hair and Make-up Artist

  • Maram & Abroo
  • Nabila
  • Nighat Misbah for Depilex
  • Raana Khan
  • Achievement in Fashion Design – Pret
  • Body Focus by Iman Ahmed
  • Khaadi
  • SanaSafinaz
  • Sania Maskatiya
  • Sublime by Sara Shahid

Achievement in Fashion Design – Luxury Prêt

  • Ali Xeeshan
  • Élan
  • SanaSafinaz
  • Sania Maskatiya
  • Shehla Chatoor

Achievement in Fashion Design – Menswear

  • Ahmed Bham
  • Fahad Hussayn
  • Hassan Sheheryar Yasin
  • Nauman Arfeen

Achievement in Fashion Design – Lawn

  • Élan
  • Fahad Hussayn
  • Faraz Manan
  • SanaSafinaz
  • Sania Maskatiya
  • Best High Street Brand
  • Daaman
  • Gulabo
  • Khaadi
  • MK Nation
  • SanaSafinaz
  • Best Emerging Talent
  • Amna Babar
  • Azeem Sani
  • Mahgul for Nasreen Sheikh
  • Natasha Salon
  • Tabesh Oza

Film Nominations

Last year proved to be a turning milestone for our film industry with movies like Waar and Zinda Bhaag providing the much needed boost. However, the awards in the film section will be jury based and not on box office business.

Best Film

  • ‘Main Hoon Shahid Afridi’
  • ‘Siyaah’
  • ‘Waar’
  • ‘Zinda Bhaag’

Best Director

  • Syed Ali Raza Usama (‘Main Hoon Shahid Afridi’)
  • ‘Azfar Jafri’ (‘Siyaah’)
  • Bilal Lashari (‘Waar’)
  • Meenu & Farjad (‘Zinda Bhaag’)

Best Actor

  • Gohar Rasheed for (‘Seedlings’)
  • Humayun Saeed (‘Main Hoon Shahid Afridi’)
  • Khurram Patras (‘Zinda Bhaag’)
  • Mohib Mirza (‘Seedlings’)
  • Shaan Shahid (‘Waar’)


Best Actress

  • Aamina Sheikh (‘Josh’)
  • Aamina Sheikh (‘Seedlings’)
  • Amna Ilyas (‘Zinda Bhaag’)
  • HareemFarooq (‘Siyaah’)
  • Mahnoor Usman (‘Siyaah’)

Music Nominations

The music industry of Paksitan has always been globally famous however we saw a dip in the year 2011 and 2012. The year 2013 proved to be all about Pakistani Artists moving to Bollywood and coming up with covers.

Best Album

  • ‘Mushroom Cloud Effect’ by Adil Omar
  • ‘Piyas’ by Jal
  • ‘Sargoshiyan’ by Saturn
  • ‘Yaran Di Toli’ by Rizwan Ali
  • Best Music Video Director
  • Adeel PK for “Waris Shah” by Asrar
  • Adnan Kandhar for “Mein Sufi Hun” by Sketches
  • Adnan Malik for “My Punjabi Love For You” by Bambu Sauce
  • Yasir Jaswal for “Akhri Bar Milo” by Shehryar Mirza
  • Yasir Jaswal for “Bolay” by Uzair Jaswal
  • Best Original Sound Track
  • Aaron Haroon Rashid for ‘Burqa Avenger’
  • Hassan Waqas Rana for ‘Waar’
  • Humayun Saeed & Shahzad Nasib for ‘Main Hoon Shahid Afridi’
  • Mazhar Zaidi for ‘Zinda Bhaag’
  • Promax Media for ‘Mujhe Khuda Pay Yaqeen’

Best Emerging Talent

  • Bell
  • Disbelief
  • Fables of Cantt
  • Shehryar Mirza
  • Soch

Song of the Year

  • “Bolay” by Uzair Jaswal
  • “Har Zulm” by Sajjad Ali
  • “Jeet” by Qayaas
  • “Khair Mangdi” by Bilal Saeed
  • “Malaal” by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

TV Nominations

The year 2013 saw some classic drama serials that not only gained populairt but also in the neighboring country, India.

The nominations for Televsion were divided in Best Satellite (Play, Actor, and Actress) and Best Terrestrial (Play, Actor, Actress). Winners of these categories are decided via viewer’s choice votes.

Best TV Serial Satellite

  • ‘Aunn Zara’ on A Plus
  • ‘Daagh’ on ARY Digital
  • ‘Nanhi’ on Geo Entertainment
  • ‘Rehaai’ on HUM TV
  • ‘Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi’ on HUM TV

Best TV Actor Satellite

  • Fahad Mustafa for ‘Daagh’ on ARY Digital
  • Fahad Mustafa for ‘Kankar’ on HUM TV
  • Fawad Khan for ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’ on HUM TV
  • Nauman Ejaz for ‘Rehaai’ on HUM TV
  • Nauman Ejaz for ‘Ullu Baraye Furokth Nahi’ on HUM TV

Best TV Actress Satellite

  • Irsa Ghazal for ‘Ullu Baraye Furokth Nahi’ on HUM TV
  • MeherBano for ‘Daagh’ on ARY Digital
  • Sajal Ali for ‘Nanhi’ on Geo Entertainment
  • Samina Peerzada for ‘Rehaai’ on HUM TV
  • Sanam Saeed for ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’ on HUM TV

Best TV Serial Terrestrial

  • ‘Daag-e-Nidamat’ on PTV Home
  • ‘Dil Awaiz’ on PTV Home
  • ‘Kami RehGai’ on PTV Home
  • ‘Kuch Is Tarha’ on PTV Home
  • ‘Mar Jaen Hum Toh Kya’ on ATV

Best TV Actor Terrestrial

  • Faisal Rehman for ‘Daag-e-Nadamat’ on PTV Home
  • Mohib Mirza for ‘Roshni Andhera Roshni’ on ATV
  • Nauman Ejaz for ‘Dil Awaiz’ on PTV Home
  • Nauman Ejaz for ‘Kami RehGai’ on PTV Home
  • Noor Hassan for ‘Kuch Is Tarha’ on PTV Home

Best TV Actress Terrestrial

  • Aamina Shaikh for ‘Kuch Iss Tarha’ on PTV Home
  • Anoushay Abbasi for ‘Roshni Andhera Roshni’ on ATV
  • Mehreen Raheal for ‘Daag-e-Nadamaat’
  • Mehvish Hayat for ‘Kami Reh Gai’ on PTV Home
  • Sana Nawaz for ‘DilAwaiz’ on PTV Home

Best Writer

  • Amna Mufti for ‘Ullu Baraye Furokht Nahi’
  • Faiza Iftikhar for ‘Aunn Zara’
  • Farhat Ishtiaq for ‘Rehaai’
  • Mona Haseeb for ‘Nanhi’
  • Umera Ahmed for ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’

Best Director

  • Haseeb Hasan for ‘Nanhi’
  • Haissam Hussain for ‘Aunn Zara’
  • Kashif Nisar for ‘Ullu Baraye Furokht Nahi’
  • Mehreen Jabbar for ‘Rehaai’
  • Sultana Siddiqui for ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’

The date for the award night has not been released yet but with Hum Awards and ARY digital coming up this year with their own, Lux Style Awards will surely be something to look forward to.