Aksbandh all set to release on 20th May 2016 nationwide

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Aksbandh, an independent film produced under the banner of Cinematic Media and Big Idea Entertainment, is set to be released on May 20th across Pakistan.

Aksbandh revolves around six friends filming a horror feature film with his and how an adventurous fun trip to make a small found footage movie turns haywire when they find ‘themselves’ in a mix of paranormal activities.

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Emraan Hussain, the director of the movie shares, “Aksbandh is Pakistan’s first found footage horror film of its kind, it is for 90 minutes long and shot in the format to give it a real feeling to it and we hope to leave an impact on our audiences who come to watch this movie.”

The cast of the movie includes, Ayaz Samoo, Bilal Yousufzai, Danial Afzal Khan, Saud Imtiaz, Shehzeen Rahat, Mahrukh Rizvi and Arshad Ali. The movie is produced by Naveed Arshad, Seemen Naveed, Ayaz Samoo and Emran Hussain, written by Emran Hussain and Ayaz Samoo. Emran Hussain has also directed the movie.

Aksbandh will be released across Pakistan by HUM FILMS on 20th May 2016.

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ARY FILM AWARDS 2016 ARRIVES IN DUBAI!

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ARY Digital Network, the largest satellite television network of Pakistan is proud to present the biggest film awards of the country, the ARY Film Awards 2016 (AFA16). Once again, Tang supports the entertainment extravaganza dedicated towards the recognition and promotion of the growing film industry of Pakistan. This year AFA16 is set to become the first Pakistani film awards to go international with the best films from the year 2015. Films such as the hugely popular Jawani Phir Nahin Ani, Wrong Number, Manto, Karachi Se Lahore and Moor to name a few are part of the nominations.

Breaking into the international arena, AFA16 is all geared up to promote Pakistan’s film industry on a much larger scale. The AFA16 held on the 16th of April in the glittering metropolis of Dubai at the prestigious Madinat Arena in Madinat Jumeirah.

Talking about the mega event, Mr. Salman Iqbal, President and Founder of the ARY Digital Network said “We are proud to be the leading force behind the new cinema of Pakistan. I believe that we have a long way to go from here and with each new film my confidence in our local talent increases many folds. Taking AFA16 to the international stage is definitely going to help recognize our talent on a much larger scale. I hope that AFA16 will become a stepping stone in creating new opportunities for filmmakers in Pakistan”.

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The ARY Film Awards 2016 is proudly presented by TANG, powered by L’Oreal Paris and Oye Hoye. Ecostar and Star Marketing are there as the main sponsors.

Chris Saldanha, Director of Marketing at Mondelez International said “Tang is delighted to be supporting and refreshing this influential event showing recognition to local talent and promoting the healthy return of the cinematic culture of Pakistan.”

The event will feature breathtaking dance performances by some of the biggest stars from Pakistan including Fahad Mustafa, Humayun Saeed, Faisal Qureshi, Noor, Mehwish Hayat and Rachel to name a few. Fahad Mustafa will also be playing the role of the host along with Sana Bucha, Ahmed Ali Butt and others.

Celebrities off to Dubai for AFA16

Top celebrities of the country including Jawaid Shiekh, Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan, Aamina Shiekh, Atiqa Odho, Azfer Rehman, Ayesha Omar and many others will be gracing the event. AFA16 will be attended by about 300 celebrities, artists, filmmakers, sponsors and important media personalities from Pakistan. Important media, government and business personalities from UAE will also be invited at the occasion.

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Below is the list of AFA16 winners:

VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARDS

 

  1. BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR FEMALE
  • Aisha Khan – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  1. BEST STAR DEBUT MALE
  • Danish Taimoor – Jalaibee
  1. BEST PERFORMANCE IN COMIC ROLE
  • Ahmed Ali Butt – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  1. BEST PERFORMANCE IN A NEGATIVE ROLE
  • Ayaz Samoo – Moor
  • BEST ACTOR MALE
  • Humayun Saeed – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 
  1. BEST STAR DEBUT FEMALE
  • Ayesha Omar – Karachi Se Lahore
  • BEST ACTOR FEMALE
  • Sohai Ali Abro – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  1. BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR MALE
  • Hamza Ali Abbasi – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  1. BEST FILM
  • Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  • BEST DIRECTOR
  • Nadeem Baig – Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
  1. BEST SINGER MALE
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Halla Gulla
  1. BEST SINGER FEMALE
  • Sara Raza – Wrong No

            JURY CHOICE AWARDS       

  1. Best Film JPNA
  2. Best Actor Sarmad Khoosat- Manto
  3. Best Actress Sania Saeed- Manto
  4. Best Director Nadeem Baig- JPNA

TECHNICAL AWARDS

  1. Best Action – Viktor Krav -JPNA
  2. Best Background Score – Strings- MOOR
  3. Best Cinematography – Farhan Hafeez- Moor
  4. Best Choreography – Shabina Khan- JPNA
  5. Best Dialogue – Vasay Choudry- JPNA
  6. Best Editing – Rizwan AQ-JPNA
  7. Best Story – Vasay Choudry- JPNA
  8. Best Screen Play – Vasay Choudry- JPNA
  9. Best Special Effects (Visuals) – Kamaluddin Ahmed, Shakir, Danial & Fatima – Moor
  10. Best Makeup – Nabila-JPNA
  11. Best Costume Design – Jahanzeb Qamar & Nabila-JPNA
  12. Best Music – Shani Arshad-Jawani Phir Nhi Ani

SPECIAL AWARDS

  1. Radio spice entertainer of the year – Mahira Khan
  2. International Film icon – Fawad Khan
  3. Lifetime achievement award – Waheed Murad
  4. Tribute to legend – Javaid Sheikh

SPECIAL AWARD 2014        

  1. Best Film of 2014 – Namaloom Afraad
  2. Critics Award for Best Independent Movie – Manto
  3. Animated movie – 3 Bahadur