Pakistani blockbuster Na Maloom Afraad, a comedy about three men on a quest to get rich quick, swept all the major awards including best film, best actor and best director at the Lux Style Awards, held at Karachi Expo Centre on September 29.
The comedy, which was nominated in seven categories this season, also bagged the film of the entire year award. Shaikh’s son Shahzad Shaikh accepted the trophy on his behalf since he was in the US at the period of the awards ceremony.
The team of Dukhtar, which screened in the Dubai International Film Festival a year ago and was Pakistan’s official entry in the top foreign language picture category in the 2015 Oscars, additionally had a motive to observe thanks to 16-year old Saleha Aref winning the very best actress award.
The movie, which touched upon child marriages and honour crimes, chronicled the journey of a mom attempting to protect her 10-year old, played by Aref, from marrying an old tribal leader.
The nighttime belonged to Mahira Khan and Fawad Khan, who hosted the awards ceremony in the scandals that rocked the film industry in 2013 with jibes.
The pair got the show traveling easily and a lot of humour.
Khan, the actor who won with Khoobsurat over Bollywood buffs, got considerable support from performers including singer and celebrity Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Ali Zafar.
Meanwhile, television celebrities Ayeza Khan and Hamza Ali Abbasi reaped benefits for his or her parts in the intimate play Pyarey Afzal. Khan won best actor (male and female) names that were along with greatest play of the year award.