The star-studded ceremony of LSA 2018 took place at Expo Center in Lahore on February 20. Actors pulling off their dazzling glitzy looks and enchanting performances by the stars make the prestigious Lux Style Awards a center of attraction every year.
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Let’s have a sneak peek into 17th LSA ceremony, before looking at the winners.
LSA 2018 Performances
As anticipated Lux Style Awards 2018 ceremony provided a platform to raise the voice against child abuse. Fashion expert, event manager and former LSA director Frieha Altaf, launched her #MeinBhi (MeToo) campaign to spread awareness on the rampant problem of child abuse in Pakistan.
LSA 2018 also featured the hilarious segments by comedian and writer Ahmed Ali Butt and Vasay Chaudhry. Singer and composer Sahir Ali Bagga entertained the audience with his overwhelming qawwali performance. The show ended on a high note with an orchestra performance by 71 stars on the stage.
Winners of LSA 2018
Humayun Saeed and Mehwish Hayat starrer, Punjab Nahi Jaungi won big in the film category. It is also the first Pakistani film to gross 50 crores worldwide. In the category of TV drama, Saba Qamar starrer Baaghi, which was inspired by the story of Qandeel Baloch, bagged the awards.
Winners of Television
Best TV Actor (Male): Ahad Raza Mir for Yakeen Ka Safar
Best TV Actor (Female):Saba Qamar for Baaghi
Best TV Play: Baaghi
Best TV Writer: Mustafa Afridi for Sang e Mar Mar
Best TV Director: Saife Hassan for Sang e Mar Mar
Best Original Sound Track: Shuja Haider for Baaghi
Winners of Film
Best Film Actor (Male): Humayun Saeed for Punjab Nahin Jaungi
Best Film Actor (Female): Mahira Khan for Verna
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Best Supporting Actor (Male): Javed Sheikh for Namaloom Afraad 2
Best Supporting Actor (Female): Urwa Hocane for Punjab Nahin Jaungi
Best Film: Punjab Nahin Jaungi
Best Singer (Male): Rahat Fateh Ali Khan- Sawaar De for Arth 2
Best Singer (Female): Aima Baig- Sadqa for Chupan Chupai
Best Film Director: Nadeem Baig for Punjab Nahin Jaungi
Winners in Other Categories of LSA 2018
Best Music Album: Wajd by Hadiqa Kiyani
Best Music Video Director: Raza Shah for Sibbi Song
Singer of the Year: Ali Hamza, Ali Sethi and Waqar Ehsan for Tanak Dhin on Coke Studio
Best Model (Male): Hasnain Lehri
Best Model (Female): Amna Babar
Best Menswear Designer: Omar Farooq
Achievement in Fashion Design– Pret: Sana Safinaz
Achievement in Fashion Design– Luxury Pret: Saniya Maskatiya
Best Fashion Photographer: Rizwan-ul-Haq
Best Hair & Make-up Artist: Qasim Liaqat
Frieha Altaf who is also raising voice on child abuse, got the life time achievement award at LSA 2018.