Punjab Nahi Jaungi wins 4 awards at LSA 2018


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Mehwish Hayat’s ‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ won the accolade for Best Film at Lux Style Awards (LSA) 2018, held in Lahore on February 20th, 2018. The movie has already outperformed other releases at the box office in terms of the massive profits it has earned within six months of its release since November 2017.  Humayun Saeed, the lead actor in ‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ bagged the award for Best Actor in LSA 2018.

In contrast, highly anticipated movies like Shan’s ‘Arth 2’ and Mahira Khan’s ‘Verna’ failed to appeal to the audience.

‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ had some tough competition with other movies like ‘Na Maloom Afraad 2′, ‘Verna’, ‘Chupan Chupai’ and ‘Balu Mahi’. Humayun Saeed beat other nominees in the category of Best Male Actor, including Fahd Mustafa, Ahsan Khan and Osman Khalid Butt.

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‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ outshined all its competitors in the categories of Best Director and Best Supporting Actress. Nadeem Baig and Urwa Hocane won those accolades respectively.

‘Baaghi’, as per the anticipation proved to be the most influential TV serial and won the award for Best Drama. The nominees for this category were ‘O Rungreza’, ‘Sang e mar mar’ and ‘Muqabil’. ‘Baghi’ also received an award for ‘Best Original Sound Track’.

The recipient of this year’s Best TV Actor award was Ahad Raza Mir for his powerful performance in ‘Yaqeen Ka Safar’. Saba Qamar’s convincing performance in Baaghi landed her the award for Best Actress TV in Lux Style Awards.

Saifee Hassan for ‘Sang e Mar Mar’ won the best TV Director award. The nominees of the category were Ahsan Talish for ‘Alif Allah Aur Insan’, Farooq Rind for ‘Baaghi’, Kashif Nisar for ‘O Rungreza’, and Saifee Hassan for ‘Sammi’.

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Mustafa Afridi for Sang e mar mar won the award for Best TV writer. The nominees for this category were Noor ul Huda Shah for ‘Sammi’, Qaisara Hayat for ‘Alif Allah Aur Insan’, Saji Gul for ‘O Rungreza’, and Zafar Mairaj for ‘Muqabil’.


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