After the much deferral and wait, Hum Style Awards 2020 finally happened last night in Karachi with ultimate glitz and glamour where the galaxy of stars dazzled the red carpet and stage handing over and accepting the awards in the fields of Fashion, Entertainment, Music, and Sports. This year, the nominations of HSA were announced covering the last two years i.e. 2018 and 2019.
The red (read it black) carpet, designed by House of Zunn was made of glazed floor with all black wall behind filled with white squared posters advertising the sponsors was put in a manner that gave it a feel of chess board.
The who and whose of stars fraternity graced the black carpet with a countless clicks and flashes were from divas like Sajal Ali, Momina Mustehsin, Hania Amir to veteran beauties like Zeba Bakhtiyar, Mahnoor Baloch, Reema Khan, Meera and Bushra Ansari, to handsome and famous Adnan Siddiqui, Imraan Ashraf, and Ahad Raza Mir.
The black carpet was hosted by the celebrity designer now a host as well Munib Nawaz with supernova model Musk Kaleem, who recently represented on the catwalks of Milan Fashin Week. The digital hosts of the h night were television broadcaster Dino Ali and talented actress Hira Tareen.
The show started at 9:30 pm with an energetic performance by rap group Young Stunners covering lyrically the nominees of awards. Then there was a sarcastic skit delivered by none other than Adnan Siddiqui in which he took in his grip from entertainment personalities to politicians even the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan.
The first pair of host was stunning Amna Shiekh wearing black and emerald green dress with Usman Mukhtar in black velvet jacket introduced the audience to the show. Adnan Siddiqui later replaced Usman and then the both came and go with the lady host.
The show was laced with many tantalizing performances featuring Ahsan Khan, Sara Loren, Zara Noor Abbas, Urwa Hocane, Farhan Saeed and Abrar ul Haq.
Next performance by actor and host Ahsan Khan with beautiful Sara Loren in a mesmerizing and riveting dance act on the olden tunes of Pakistani filmi songs by Ahmed Rushdi, Ruan Laila, Naheed Akhter and A Nayyar was the best part of whole show.
The rising star Zara Noor Abbas presented classical dance on the OST of her on-going drama serial Deewar-e-Shab and another hit of last year Ranjha Ranjha Kardi.
A touch of fun and sarcasm was tried be put when Usman Mukhtar worked hard to speak like veteran host of Pakistan Television Tariq Aziz doing Kuan Banega Carorepati. Coming down from stage and asking funny questions from stars and giving them some smiley gifts was a segment which at least broke the monotonous pace of night.
The last performance was by Abrar ul Haq in which he enthralled the audience in his old tunes ending with his latest one ‘Chamkeeli’.
The scripts for the hosts and skits of HSA2020 were written by Faheem Azam while the all dances of the show were choreographed by the duo Shazay and Ghani. Styling and looks of the presenters and performers of the evening was the responsibility of renowned in their professions Mehak Saeed and Amal F Qadri.
The credit of organizing the press and digital media of HAS 2020 goes to TakeII PR while the backstage management for the entire event was done by Production 021. The revolutionalry Nabila was the official was the official hair and make-up partner of the show.
The reason of holding this well decorated night was to give awards to in altogether 18 categories in the field of fashion and entertainment with two special awards in achievement categories.
The winners list is as follows.
BEST MIDEL MALE…. Aimal Khan
BEST MODEL FEMALE… Zara Abid
HAIR AND MAKEUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR… Qasim Liaqut
FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR… Ali Hassan
RISING STAR… Hamza Khan Baande and Mushk Kaleem
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR PRET WEAR…Zara Shahid
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR BRIDAL… Shahla Chatoor
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR MENSWEAR…Ismail Farid of Republic
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR DEMI-COUTURE … Zaheer Abbas
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR LAWN… Zara Shahjahan
RETAIL APPAREL OF THE YEAR…Chapter 2
MOST STYLISH ACTOR TELEVISION-MALE… Mikaal Zulfiqar
Most STYLISH ACTOR TELEVISION-FEMALE… Sonya Hussain
MOST STYLISH ACTOR FILM-MALE… Ahad Raza Mir
MOST STYLISH ACTOR FILM-FEMALE… Kiran Malik (jury)
MOST STYLISH ACTOR FILM- FEMALE… Mahira Khan
MOST STYLISH PEEFORMER… Asim Azhar
BEST SPORTS PERSONALITY … Hajra Khan
TIMELESS BEAUTY… Reema Khan
STYLE ICON…. Ayesha Omar