Ali Zafar lux style awards 2012

Lux Style Awards 2012

Widely acknowledged to be the Oscars of Pakistan, the Lux Style Awards is an award ceremony that first began in 2002. The Lux awards academy is the first of its kind in Pakistan and dedicated to celebrating and honouring the country’s best talents in film, television, music, and fashion. Each year the … Read more

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy wearing Bunto kazmi at Oscars Main Event

Pakistani Fashion Designers at the Oscars

It doesn’t come off as a surprise that Obaid-Chinoy chose to wear female designers, from her clothes and her jewellery: “I am wearing Bunto Kazmi for the ceremony and will be wearing Sana Safinaz and Saniya Maskatiya for Oscar-related events. My jewellery will be done by Kiran Aman of Kiran … Read more

Sharmeen Chinoy Oscar Nominee

Sharmeen Chinoy grabs first Oscar Nomination for Pakistan

As expected last year, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy became Pakistan’s first woman Oscar nominee for her documentary, Saving Face. She is a Pakistani journalist, Co-Founder Citizens Archive of Pakistan and documentarian & the first Pakistani to win an Emmy award, which she won for her documentary, Pakistan: Children of the Taliban in … Read more

‘Slumdog’ Named Best Picture at UK Film Awards

Rags-to-riches story “Slumdog Millionaire” continued its fairy-tale journey Sunday, winning seven prizes, including best picture, at the British Academy Film Awards and sealing its place as favorite for the Oscars later this month. Kate Winslet and Mickey Rourke also gained Oscar momentum with acting wins — Winslet for her role … Read more

‘Smear campaign hits Oscar-favourite Slumdog Millionaire’

London (IANS): Oscar-frontrunner “Slumdog Millionaire” is probably being targeted by an organised tinsel-town smear campaign with an eye on gate receipts, British and US newspapers say. “Could an organised smear campaign be about to derail the extraordinary rags-to-riches story of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’?” The Independent said on Saturday after the film’s … Read more