The LUX Style Awards to be held virtually this year, nominations announced


The 19th LUX Style Awards will be taking place in a befitting virtual ceremony later this year. The office for the awards has announced nominations in 28 categories this week for the year 2019, in varying categories of fashion, film, music and television were announced recently. Earlier this year, the LUX team had announced a postponement of the annual event and pledged to support those in the entertainment and fashion industry impacted the most by the on-going pandemic. In a heartfelt gesture, LSA also redirected show funds and partnered with the Akhuwat Foundation, to support the impacted members of these related industries. The ongoing pandemic has affected the overall procedure of the awards, and thus, the voting with the jurors for the four categories was conducted online, and overseen by auditors. Notable names in the Best Emerging Talent category included the charming on-screen duo Usman Mukhtar and Naimal Khawar, who moved the audiences in the drama serial Anaa. A-listers Ayeza Khan, Saba Qamar, Yumna Zaidi, Iqra Aziz and Sajal Ali are nominated for the Best Actress category. While, Humayun Saeed, Zahid Ahmed, Bilal Abbas Khan, Rehan Sheikh and Imran Ashraf turned out to be the contenders for the Best Actor category.