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ARY FILM Awards 2016: DUBAI!

ARY Digital Network, the largest satellite television network of Pakistan proudly presented the biggest film awards of the country, the ARY Film Awards 2016 (AFA16). Once again, Tang supported the entertainment extravaganza dedicated towards the recognition and promotion of the growing film industry of Pakistan by being the major sponsors. This year AFA16  became the first Pakistani film awards to go international with the best films from the year 2015. Films such as the hugely popular Jawani Phir Nahin Ani, Wrong Number, Manto, Karachi Se Lahore and Moor to name a few were part of the nominations.

Breaking into the international arena, AFA16  geared up to promote Pakistan’s film industry on a much larger scale. The AFA16 was held on the 16th of April in the glittering metropolis of Dubai at the prestigious Madinat Arena in Madinat Jumeirah.

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Talking about the mega event, Mr. Salman Iqbal, President and Founder of the ARY Digital Network was reported to have said “We are proud to be the leading force behind the new cinema of Pakistan. I believe that we have a long way to go from here and with each new film my confidence in our local talent increases many folds. Taking AFA16 to the international stage is definitely going to help recognize our talent on a much larger scale. I hope that AFA16 will become a stepping stone in creating new opportunities for filmmakers in Pakistan”.

The Awards

The Following are the various categories of awards that were given with nominations and final winners.

VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARDS

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR FEMALE

  • Aisha Khan – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani – WINNER
  • Sarwat Gillani – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • Janita Asma – Wrong No.
  • Saba Qamar – Manto
  • Sabeeka Imam – Jalaibee

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BEST STAR DEBUT MALE

  • Vasay Chaudhry – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • Ahmed Ali Butt – jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • Yasir Hussain – Karachi Se Lahore
  • Adnan Sarwar – Shah
  • Danish Taimoor – Jalaibee – WINNER

BEST PERFORMANCE IN COMIC ROLE

  • Bushra Ansari – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • Ahmed Ali Butt – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani – WINNER
  • Danish Nawaz – Wrong No
  • Yasir Hussain – Karachi Se Lahore
  • Ismail Tara – Halla Gulla

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BEST PERFORMANCE IN A NEGATIVE ROLE

  • Shafqat Cheema – Wrong No
  • Rashid Naz – Karachi Se Lahore
  • Akbar Subhani – Manto
  • Ayaz Samoo – Moor – WINNER
  • Ismail Tara – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

BEST ACTOR MALE

  • Humayun Saeed – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani – WINNER
  • Danish Taimoor – Wrong No.
  • Sarmad Khoosat – Manto
  • Hameed Sheikh – Moor
  • Adnan Sarwar – Shah

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BEST STAR DEBUT FEMALE

  • Sarwat Gillani – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • Janita Asma – Wrong No.
  • Sohai Ali Abro – Wrong No.
  • Ayesha Omar – Karachi Se Lahore – WINNER
  • Sonya Hussain – Moor

BEST ACTOR FEMALE

  • Mehwish Hayat – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • Sohai Ali Abro – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani – WINNER
  • Sohai Ali Abro – Wrong No.
  • Ayesha Omar – Karachi Se Lahore
  • Sania Saeed – Manto

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR MALE

  • Ahmed Ali Butt – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • Hamza Ali Abbasi – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani – WINNER
  • Vasay Chaudhry – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • Yair Hussain – Karachi Se Lahore
  • Javed Sheikh – Wrong No.

BEST FILM

  • Jawani Phir Nahi Ani – WINNER
  • Wrong No.
  • Karachi Se Lahore
  • Manto
  • Moor

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Nadeem Baig – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani – WINNER
  • Yasir Nawaz – Wrong No.
  • Wajahat Rauf – Karachi Se Lahore
  • Sarmad Khoosat – Manto
  • Jami – Moor
  • Adnan Sarwar – Shah

BEST SINGER MALE

  • Nabeel Shaukat Ali – Wrong No.
  • Asrar – Wrong No.
  • Ali Sethi – Manto
  • Mika Singh – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • Umair Jaswal – Jalaibee
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Halla Gulla – WINNER

BEST SINGER FEMALE

  • Sara Raza – Wrong No. – WINNER
  • Meesha Shafi – Manto
  • Ghazal Ali – Jalaibee
  • Sana Zulfiqar – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • Sara Haider – Dekh Magar Pyaar Say

JURY CHOICE AWARDS       

  1. Best Film JPNA
  2. Best Actor Sarmad Khoosat- Manto
  3. Best Actress Sania Saeed- Manto
  4. Best Director Nadeem Baig- JPNA

TECHNICAL AWARDS

  1. Best Action – Viktor Krav -JPNA
  2. Best Background Score – Strings- MOOR
  3. Best Cinematography – Farhan Hafeez- Moor
  4. Best Choreography – Shabina Khan- JPNA
  5. Best Dialogue – Vasay Choudry- JPNA
  6. Best Editing – Rizwan AQ-JPNA
  7. Best Story – Vasay Choudry- JPNA
  8. Best Screen Play – Vasay Choudry- JPNA
  9. Best Special Effects (Visuals) – Kamaluddin Ahmed, Shakir, Danial & Fatima – Moor
  10. Best Makeup – Nabila-JPNA
  11. Best Costume Design – Jahanzeb Qamar & Nabila-JPNA
  12. Best Music – Shani Arshad-Jawani Phir Nhi Ani

SPECIAL AWARDS

  1. Radio spice entertainer of the year – Mahira Khan
  2. International Film icon – Fawad Khan
  3. Lifetime achievement award – Waheed Murad
  4. Tribute to legend – Javaid Sheikh

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SPECIAL AWARD 2014        

  1. Best Film of 2014 – Namaloom Afraad
  2. Critics Award for Best Independent Movie – Manto
  3. Animated movie – 3 Bahadur

 

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