Up next: Jarar Malik makes a video with Haroon

September 3, 2013
Jarar Malik & Haroon - Burka Avenger

Jarar Malik & Haroon - Burka AvengerEmerged on the local music board after the parody of Faraz Anwar’s version of Dil Dil Pakistan; Jarar grabbed the attention of many by his first original flick with Ufone Uth Records with his song Bewafa. His debut music video Jaag was nominated as Song of the Year in Lux Style awards and his contribution was one of the favorite performances of the producer Farhad Humayun in Pepsi Smash.

And we already know that soon, the fans of the Pakiwood music will be able to watch Jarar Malik and Adil Omar together in a Stoneage sponsored video titled Saza.

Let us break the news egg now!

News from the Kitchen – What’s cooking in Pakistani Music Pot

August 18, 2013
Jal - Pyaas

News from the Kitchen – What’s cooking in Pakistani Music Pot
Too many cooks are NOT spoiling the broth!
Ali Gohar

We have heard of numerous must-watch Pakistani movies hitting theaters in the near future but Pakistan Music lovers also have the right to know what’s going on and what’s next in the pipeline. So here is some spice of what’s up with your favorite artists and bands these days.

Jal:

Jal - PyaasSo far Jal’s latest album Pyaas has done reasonably good in the market. This should be a big relief for all Jalaholics that the band is not over yet, in fact still doing great. ‘Dil Harri’ was a soulful song with a harmonious video which was released a couple of months ago.

Atif Aslam and the SOS kids light up Lux Style Awards stage (Pictures)

July 12, 2013
Aryan Aslam performing with the SOS Children (1)

Aryan Aslam with Atif Aslam - Lux Style Awards StagePakistan most prestigious and coveted Awards show, the LUX Style Awards held last week in the “Mughal City of Gardens” had many memorable performances from the divas of Lollywood and the Internationally acclaimed singing sensation Atif Aslam but the beautifully choreographed dance performance of the SOS Village kids with Atif Aslam and Aryan Aslam was clearly one of the many enjoyable highlights of the evening.

Unilever Unveiled Dynamic Activities by Magnum and Lipton at 12th Lux Style Awards (Pictures)

Adnan Pardesy and Ayyan Ali

Ayesha Omar wearing Nida Azwer - 12th Lux Style AwardsAfter their successful activation at the 6th PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week, Unilever unveiled their latest on-ground activities by Magnum and Lipton at the 12th Lux Style Awards held on 4th July 2013 in Lahore.

Patrons who participated in the Magnum activity had a chance to win exciting prizes, including a Mercedes Benz SLK Sports Car and other luxurious gifts such as Louis Vuitton, Rayban, Hugo Boss and many more!

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Invited to Join Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

Sharmeen Obaid ChinoySharmeen Obaid Chinoy, the Oscar winning Pakistani director is all set to make history once again when she will join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences U.S.A as a participating member. This makes Sharmeen the first person from her homeland to participate in such a giant platform.

The celebrated filmmaker, Sharmeen became a household name when she won the Oscar award for her critically acclaimed ‘Saving Face‘ in 2012. Till now she has an Emmy award, an Academy Awards, and a Lux Style Award for life time achievement, under her belt. Government of Pakistan has also conferred Tamgha-e-Imtiaz on her.

With so many prestigious awards, this invitation comes as no surprise for the smart lady. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited almost 276 artists from around the globe belonging to the field of theatrical pictures.

Bumbu Sauce – My Punjabi Love for you (Launch Event Photos)

April 18, 2013
Adnan Jaffar

Adnan Malik & Saqib MalikKarachi, April 18, 2013: Lux Style Award’s winner in the category of best music video director, Adnan Malik teamed up with the best emerging talent in the music category, Bumbu Sauce to produce the cracking adrenaline–pumped music video “My Punjabi Love for you”. The video premier attended by energetic crowd also marked the launch of AMP, A Boutique Media Production House”.

‘My Punjabi Love for you’ is an evocative and propulsive experimental music video/experimental film hybrid, which tells a story of a young rural wife who attempts to overcome the challenges faced by independent women in a male dominated society.

Inspired by the raw and grungy sound of the track, “My Punjabi Love For You” by Bumbu Sauce, the winners of Lux Style Award’s Best Emerging Artist 2012, the video propels you into the world of its female protagonist and her troubled relationship with men and society.

Lux Style Awards 2012: Music Winners & Event Pictures

July 11, 2012
Ali Zafar & Humaima Malick rocked LSA 2012 (1)

This year’s Lux Style Awards were held at the Expo Center in Karachi. The awards started with an amazing rap performance by Entity Paradigm‘s Ahmed Ali Butt, who was also the host for the night. The highlight of the show was Ali Zafar’s tribute to the late King of Ghazal Mehdi Hassan sahab.

This year, the awards for music category, especially that for Best Emerging Talent, received deserving attention. The big winners at the awards were Ali Zafar, who received the award for the Best Music Album for “Jhoom” from Mekaal Hasan and Zoe Viccaji, and Quratulain Balouch, who received two awards – Song of the Year and Best Original Soundtrack – for none other than “Woh Humsafar Tha,” which was produced by Waqar Ali for the drama series “Humsafar.”

The award for Best Music Video Director as per LSA voting was given to Adnan Malik for “Mera Bichra Yaar” (by Zoe Viccaji & Strings).

Star of ‘Bol’ Humaima Malick takes home the LSA Best Actress Award 2012

July 11, 2012
Humaima Malick wins LSA 2012

Humaima Malick was honoured for the first time at the 11th Lux Style Awards 2012 as Best Actress for her stunning performance in Shoaib Mansoor’s ‘Bol’. This was a special award for Humaima as there were no other nominees in the category and she was handpicked by the jury for this award. Back stage she commented,

“It’s wonderful to be recognized like this. I have been a part of LSA for quite a while now, but I’m very happy to have been given this award.”

The Lux Style Awards is the only awards ceremony of its kind in Pakistan that presents to the Pakistan’s best in Fashion, Music, Film and Television. It also provided a much needed entertainment away from all that is happening in the country at the moment. One of the most prominent feature of this year’s awards was the increase in the award categories to 26 this year.

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Ali Zafar Wins the Best Album Award at LSA 2012

July 11, 2012
Ali Zafar wins LSA 2012

The Lux Style Award for this year’s Best Music Album went to Ali Zafar for the well deserved “Jhoom”. The award was presented by Mekaal Hassan and Zoe Viccaji amid much applause and admiration. Despite Ali Zafar’s big win, the highlight of the evening was his moving tribute to the late King of Ghazal Mehdi Hassan with a soulful redition of “Mujhay Tum Nazr Say Girah Tou Rahay Ho”.

Ali Zafar later got the party started by putting on an electrifying performance with Humaima Malik to the beat of “Jhoom” and “Madhubala”. There wasn’t one audience member who did not walk away complimenting the act. The Lux Style Awards were held at the renowned Expo Centre in Karachi and remain the only Awards Academy in Pakistan that include all the categories of music, entertainment and fashion.

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