Winners of the ARY Film Awards 2016

The ARY Film Awards 2016 took place in Dubai. The glamourous affair celebrated the best of Pakistani cinema from the last 12 months.

ARY Film Awards 2016 Winners

It has been a spectacular 12 months for Pakistani cinema

Pakistan’s largest satellite television network, ARY Digital, graced Dubai for their annual ARY Film Awards 2016 (AFA16).

The ARY Film Awards took place on Sunday 17th April 2016. This is the first time such a big Pakistani film awards has been held outside of Pakistan.

For 2016, Dubai played host to the ARY Film Awards, with Pakistani stars and celebrities flying in to grace the red carpet.

It has been a spectacular 12 months for Pakistani cinema, which has enjoyed a huge revival over the last few years.

Many films have been of an exceptional nature and the awards simply display how much talent Pakistan holds – from actors, filmmakers, cinematographers, script writers to musicians.

ARY Film Awards 2016 Winners

Some of the big film winners included Jawani Phir Nahi Ani, which took the Viewer’s Choice Award for ‘Best Film’.

The film cleaned up on the night, winning awards for ‘Best Actor Male’ for Humayun Saeed, ‘Best Actor Female’ for Sohai Ali Abro and ‘Best Director’ for Nadeem Baig.

Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan took a short break from his Bollywood projects to attend the award ceremony with his wife.

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The man of many talents took the Special Award for ‘International Film Icon’, which pays tribute to his work outside of Pakistan.

Film Moor was also a popular winner, with awards for ‘Best Background score’ with Strings, ‘Best Cinematography’ for Farhan Hafeez and ‘Best Performance in a Negative Role’ for Ayaz Samoo.

Here is the full list of winners of the ARY Film Awards 2016:

VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARDS

SUPPORTING ACTOR FEMALE
Aisha Khan – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

BEST STAR DEBUT MALE
Danish Taimoor – Jalaibee

BEST PERFORMANCE IN COMIC ROLE
Ahmed Ali Butt – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A NEGATIVE ROLE
Ayaz Samoo – Moor

BEST ACTOR MALE
Humayun Saeed – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

BEST STAR DEBUT FEMALE
Ayesha Omar – Karachi Se Lahore

BEST ACTOR FEMALE
Sohai Ali Abro – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR MALE
Hamza Ali Abbasi – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

BEST FILM
Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

BEST DIRECTOR
Nadeem Baig – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

BEST SINGER MALE
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Halla Gulla

BEST SINGER FEMALE
Sara Raza – Wrong No.

JURY CHOICE AWARDS

BEST FILM
JPNA

BEST ACTOR
Sarmad Khoosat- Manto

BEST ACTRESS
Sania Saeed- Manto

BEST DIRECTOR
Nadeem Baig- JPNA

TECHNICAL AWARDS

BEST ACTION
Viktor Krav -JPNA

BEST BACKGROUND SCORE
Strings- MOOR

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Farhan Hafeez- Moor

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Shabina Khan- JPNA

BEST DIALOGUE
Vasay Choudry- JPNA

BEST EDITING
Rizwan AQ-JPNA

BEST STORY
Vasay Choudry- JPNA

BEST SCREENPLAY
Vasay Choudry- JPNA

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS (VISUALS) 
Kamaluddin Ahmed, Shakir, Danial & Fatima – Moor

BEST MAKEUP
Nabila-JPNA

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Jahanzeb Qamar & Nabila-JPNA

BEST MUSIC
Shani Arshad-Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

SPECIAL AWARDS

RADIO SPICE ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Mahira Khan

INTERNATIONAL FILM ICON
Fawad Khan

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Waheed Murad

TRIBUTE TO LEGEND
Javed Sheikh

SPECIAL AWARD 2014

BEST FILM OF 2014
Na Maloom Afraad

CRITICS AWARD FOR BEST INDEPENDENT MOVIE
Manto

ANIMATED MOVIE
3 Bahadur

The ARY Film Awards 2916 was a grand affair, honouring some incredible talent of Pakistani cinema. Congratulations to all the winners!

Aisha an English literature graduate, is a keen editorial writer. She adores reading, theatre, and anything arts related. She is a creative soul and is always reinventing herself. Her motto is: “Life is too short, so eat dessert first!”

Images courtesy of ARY Film Awards Official Facebook



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