15th
Lux Style Awards


Official Poster
July 29, 2016


Host:
Ahmed Ali Butt
Ali Zafar


Venue:
Expo Center, Karachi, Sindh


Film
Moor


Television Play:
Diyar-e-Dil


Album:
Begum Gul Bakaoli Sarfarosh


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The 15th Lux Style Awards ceremony, presented by Lux to honor the best in fashion, music, films and Pakistani television of 2015, took place on July 29, 2016 at Expo Center, Karachi, Sindh beginning at 7:30 p.m. PST. During the ceremony, LUX presented the Lux Style Awards (commonly referred as LSA) in four segments including Film, Fashion, Television, and Music. The ceremony was televised in Pakistan by Geo Entertainment (on 20 August 2016 at 7 pm) and produced by Lux Unilever Pakistan.[1][2]

TV production and direction was done by Team NJ.

Winners and nominees

The nominees for the 15th Lux Style Awards were announced on May 30, 2016, at 9:30 p.m. PST (21:30 UTC), at the Mövenpick Hotel Karachi in Karachi, Sindh, by actors Ahmed Ali Butt, Adnan Malik, Yasir Hussain and Mahira Khan.[3] For the first time in Lux Style Awards history, Supporting Roles and Singing categories were introduced in Film section.[4] Voting lines were set open in twelve categories on July 4, 2016 and were closed on July 26, announcing the ceremony date.

When the nominations were announced, actor Ahmed Ali Butt was nominated in Best Actor category, however Butt stated in a press release that his part in the film was of a supporting role and not main,[5] with Lux also agreeing with his decision and later moved his nomination in Supporting Actor category.[6][7] Actor Danish Taimoor, who was second in line behind Butt was replaced with his nominations.[8]

Awards

Winners are listed first in boldface:[9]

Film

Best Film Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Playback Singer - Male Best Playback Singer - Female

Television

Best Television Play Best Television Director
Best Television Actor Best Television Actress
Best Television Writer Best Original Soundtrack

Music

Best Album Of the Year Best Song of the Year
Best Music Video Director Best Emerging Talent in Music
  • Salman Noorani – Mariam by Mooroo
    • Adil Omar – Nighat & Paras by Adil Omar & Talal Qureshi
    • Kamal Khan – Wake Up/Jaago by Zohaib Kazi
    • Nadir Shehzad Khan – Baaghi by Sikandar Ka Mandar
    • Natasha Humera Ejaz & Shahrukh Khurshid – Khwab by Natasha Humera Ejaz
  • Slow Spin
    • Ali Suhail
    • Mehdi Maloof
    • Some What Super
    • The Tamashbeens

See also

References

  1. ^ "Nominees for the LUX Style Awards 2016 have been announced and for many designers, directors, musicians and stars, it's going to be a very joyous Eid". correspondent. Dawn News. May 30, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  2. ^ "All eyes are, inevitably, on the Lux Style Awards (LSAs). Other awards ceremonies may take place, generating plenty of media mileage with star-studded, grandiose events. But there's something about the LSAs that's different". correspondent. Dawn News. May 30, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  3. ^ "Lux Style Awards 2016 nominations revealed at star-studded event". correspondent. The Express Tribune. May 30, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  4. ^ "The 15th LUX Style Awards 2016 nominations were unveiled today in Karachi at a star studded held at Movenpick, hotel in Karachi". correspondent. Trending in Social. May 30, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  5. ^ "Ahmad Ali Butt asks LSA jury to remove his Best Actor nomination". The Express Tribune. June 3, 2016. Retrieved July 30, 2016.
  6. ^ "LSA nominations row: Ahmed Ali Butt moved to Best Supporting Actor category". The Express Tribune. July 13, 2016. Retrieved July 30, 2016.
  7. ^ "LSA 2016 winners: The complete list". The Express Tribune. June 3, 2016. Retrieved July 30, 2016.
  8. ^ "LSA : Ahmad Ali Butt requests to remove his name from Best Actor category". HIP. June 3, 2016. Retrieved July 30, 2016.
  9. ^ "LSA 2016 winners: The complete list". The Express Tribune. July 29, 2016. Retrieved July 30, 2016.