Lux Style Awards
April 19, 2017
Hassan Sheheryar Yasin
Actor in Law
Best TV Play:
The 16th Lux Style Awards ceremony, presented by Lux to honor the best in fashion, music, films and Pakistani television of 2016, took place on April 19, 2017 at Expo Center, Karachi, Sindh. During the ceremony, LUX presented the Lux Style Awards (commonly referred as LSA) in four segments including Film, Fashion, Television, and Music. Actor in Law remained most awards winning film with 4 awards while Udaari remained most awards winning TV series by winning 3 awards.
Nominees for 16th Lux Style Awards were announced on 15 March 2017.
|Best Film||Best Director|
|Best Actor||Best Actress|
|Best Supporting Actor||Best Supporting Actress|
|Best Playback Singer - Male||Best Playback Singer - Female|
|Best Television Play||Best Television Director|
|Best Television Actor||Best Television Actress|
|Best Television Writer||Best Original Soundtrack|
|Best Album Of the Year||Best Song of the Year|
|Best Music Video Director||Best Emerging Talent in Music|
The following individuals presented awards or performed musical numbers.
|Noman Ijaz||Presenter of the awards for Best Television Play and Best Television Director|
|Presenters of the award for Best Director (films)|
|Atif Aslam||Performer||"Qaumi Taranah"|
|Zoe Viccaji||Performer||"Ho Jao Azad"|
In early April 2017, it was announced that Hassan Sheheryar Yasin was the show's director instead of Frieha Altaf. Altaf had previously been the director for Lux Style Awards since its inception in 2002 except for the 3rd Lux Style Awards event. On 9 April 2017, in a press conference the show's director Hassan Sheheryar Yasin announced that Atif Aslam would host the ceremony. Aslam expressed that it felt good to host Lux Style Awards. Osman Khalid Butt was chosen as the scriptwriter for the award ceremony.
In his acceptance speech for the Best TV Actor award, Ahsan Khan paid tribute to Mashal Khan, who was lynched by a charged mob over blasphemy allegations a few days earlier. During the ceremony, the Turkish actor Halit Ergenç was presented the International Icon award. It was the first time an international celebrity was honoured at the LSAs.
M. Nadeem J. was the TV director for LSA in 2017 and has been since 2005. He was also the producer of the show in 2017 and 2018.