7th Lux Style Awards 2008

Style Galore!

By Jamil Khan | KARACHI

THE city of lights hosted the seventh Lux Style Awards, also known as Pakistan’s Oscars. The awards honor the country’s talented personalities in four diverse industries that include music, film, television and fashion.
The dazzling ceremony, which was initially organised in Lahore, was held at the DHA Golf Club late Wednesday night. Adorned by the big wheels of the country’s showbiz industry, it brought all the leading personalities from the fashion, music, television and film industries under one roof.
Shan and Ali Azmat along with their co-stars played host, the show went on the road before schedule since security was beefed up to avoid any problems. Performances by personalities, especially Atif Aslam and Shehzad Roy, captivated the audience.https://jamilkhan.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/lux-1.jpg?w=497
The star of the night wasn’t even a star, it was a movie, Shoaib Mansoor’s Khuda Kay Liya stole the show by nabbing four awards. Khuda Kay Liya was titled the best film, its score was named the best original soundtrack and its leading actor and actress, Shan and Iman Ali were honored with the best male and female actor awards. Shoaib Mansoor’s blood, sweat and direction were greatly appreciated.
Besides the film industry’s glitter, the music industry’s voice was also appreciated. Strings won the Best Live Music Act Award and Jal’s Boondh managed to grab the best music album of the year award.
The fashion industry’s Deepak Perwani and Mahim Karim won the best male and female designer award, while Khawar Riaz was named the best make-up artist of the year. The people who wear fashion and those who capture it were also hailed; Ameer Zaib Khan and Neha Ahmed were given the best male and female model awards while Rizwanul Haq won the best fashion photographer.
The ceremony honors the careers of senior artists in their lifetime achievement award, this year the award was given to singer Reshma. What was different about these Lux Style Awards? Well, this year, for the first time in seven years, for the first time in the entire Lux Style Awards history, students from NAPA and NCA were appreciated, four outstanding students, two from NAPA and two from NCA were awarded Unilever Scholarship.
Entertainment Categories & fashion categories
1. Best Film | Khuda Kay Liye
2. Best Film Actor | Shaan for Khuda Kay Liye
3. Best Film Actress | Iman for Khuda Kay Liye
4. Best Original Sound Track | Khuda Kay Liye
5. Best TV Play (PTV) | Lyari Express
6. Best TV Director (PTV) | Manzoor Magsi for Lyari Express
7. Best TV Actor (PTV)| Asif Reza Mir for Merey Dard ko Jo Zuban Milay
8. Best TV Actress (PTV) | Beenish Chohan for Pehli Boond
9. Best TV Play (Satellite) | Man o Salwa
10. Best TV Director (Satellite) | Anjum Shehzad for Pehla Chand
11. Best TV Actor (Satellite)| Humayun Saeed for Koi Tau Barish
12. Best TV Actress (Satellite)| Bushra Ansari for Vanee
13. Best Music Live Act | Strings
14. Best Music Album | Jal for Boondh
15. Song of The Year | Sajni for Jal
16. Best Music Video Director | Bilal Lashari for Sajni by Jal
17. LUX Model of the Year (Female)| Neha
18. LUX Model of the Year (Male)| Ameer Zeb Khan
19. Best Emerging Talent (0-3 years) | Rabia Butt
20. Best Fashion Photographer| Rizwan ul-Haq
21. Best Hair and Make up Artist | Khawar Riaz
22. Achievement in Fashion Design – Couture | Rizwan Beyg
23. Achievement in Fashion Design – Pret | Maheen Karim
24. Best Retail Brand | Khaadi
25. Best Menswear Designer | Deepak Perwani
26. Lifetime Achievement in Fashion (15 years +) | Mrs. Sughra Kazmi
27. Red Carpet Best Dressed Male Celeb | Atif Aslam
28. Red Carper Best Dressed Female Celeb | Tooba Siddiqui
29. Unilever Chairman’s Lifetime Achievement Award | Reshma
-Published in Daily Times | Oct 31, 2008

~ by jamilkhan on October 31, 2008.

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