The 4th edition of Servis HUM Awards held at Expo Center in Karachi on April 23, 2016 was filled with all glitz, glamour and a sense of admiration.
The yearly awards are a celebration of the best in Pakistani television programming on HUM Network and a way of appreciating the talented models, actors and musicians of Pakistan.
The star-studded red carpet was attended by the who’s who of the entertainment industry, socialites and corporate giants in most glamourous and classy style.
The stage’s look was inspired by the Great Gatsby which was first took at 11:30 pm by BNF troup, whose amazing performance set the mood for the night.
The event was hosted by the mix of beautiful and glamorous personalities of television comprising the heartthrob Humza Ali Abbasi, the sensational Ayesha Khan, adorable Sanam Jung and hilarious Ahmed Ali Butt and Vassay Chaudhry.
The first round of categories to be presented comprised the Popular (Viewers’ Choice Awards) that includes Fashion, Music and Television.
In the category of Fashion, Best Model Female Award was given to Sunita Marshal while Best Model Male award was won by Shehzad Noor.
The second category was of Music. Best Music Video went to Uzair Jaswal on Sajna while Best Music Single given to Yasir Jaswal also on Sajna. Best Original Soundtrack (OST) went to Momina Duraid for Diyare Dil.
In the category of Television, the award of Best Actor Female Soap was presented to Resham for Ishq Ibadat while Best Actor Male Soap, was won by Sohail Sameer for Sartaj Mera Tu Raj Mera. Award for Best Soap went to the director of Ishq Ibadat, Fahim Burney.
The award of Best Telefilm, went to Tamasha by Angelic Productions by Angeline Malik.
The next two awards for Best New Sensation Female went to Iqra Azeem and award for Best New Sensation Male was given to Feroz Khan.
Best Actor in Comic Role was presented to Ahmed Ali Butt for his role in Mister Shamim.
The award for Best Actor in a Negative Role was won by Zahid Ahmed.
Award for Best Actor Female Supporting Role went to Sarah Khan for Mohabbat Aag Si while award for Best Actor Male Supporting Role was presented to Ali Rehman and Behroze Sabzwari for Diyar e Dil.
The award for Most Impactful Character in a serial was won by Abid Ali for Diyare Dil.
The Best On Screen Couple (Popular) went to the duo Imran Abbas and Sanam Jung for Alvidah.
The awards of Best Writer and Director Drama Serial went to Farhat Ishtiaq and Haseeb respectively.
The Best Drama Serial (Popular) was won by Diyare Dil.
Two very important Viewers’ Choice Category awards, the Best Actor Female in Drama Serial (Popular) was won by Maya Ali and Sanam Jung for their roles in Diyare Dil and Alvidah respectively while the award for Best Actor Male in Drama Serial (Popular) was won by Osman Khalid Butt for Diyare Dil.
Four selections were fall into Jury Awards.
Best on Screen Couple (Jury) went to Maya Ali and Osman Khalid Butt for Diyar e Dil.
The Best Drama Serial (Jury) predictably went to Diyare Dil.
The award for Best Actor Female in Drama Serial (Jury) was presented to Iffat Omer for Mohabbat Aag Si and the award of Best Actor Male in Drama Serial (Jury) went to Meekal Zulfiqar for Diyare Dil.
CEO HUM Network Duraid Qureshi presented Recognition Award for Films.
The Awards were presented to the Producers of Manto (Saniya Saeed and Sarmad Khoosat), Jawani Phir Nahi Aani (Humayun Saeed) and Bin Roye (Momina Duraid) for their contribution to Pakistani cinema.
Continuing with the film category, awards for Best Actor Female Film were won by Sanya Saeed for Manto and Mahira Khan for Bin Roye while Best Actor Male Film were presented to Humayun Saeed for Bin Roye and Jawani Phir Nahi Aani and Sarmad Khoosat for Manto.
President HUM Network Sultana Siddiqui presented the Lifetime Aachievement Award to veteran film actor Nadeem Baig for his contributions to Pakistani cinema.
The show was laced with many artful and scintillating performances by none other than very own TV stars that included a mesmerizing Sohai Ali Abro, amazing Ahsan Khan on a medley of songs, the uber-talented duo Noor and Ali Abbas, Humayun Saeed and the sultry Mehwish Hayat on the songs of Bin Roye were, and the sister duo Urwa and Mawra.
Between the awards, the mega star of Pakistani music Atif Aslam took the stage with all the magic while an international troupe was dancing in accompaniment. His electrifying performance and interaction with the guests brought the house down with the fervour and applause.
The comedic duo of Ahmed Ali Butt and Vassay Chaudhry presented a comedic piece titled The Psychiatric Doctor, which had everyone in stitches with its sheer comedic genius and timing of the quips.
The 2016 edition of HUM Awards was presented by Servis, brought by Kashmir Banaspati and Cooking Oil & Nestle Cerelac, in association with Zong; official radio partner was FM 106.2 and TUC.
The PR of the event was done by STARLINKS PR and Events.