KARACHI: ARY Films, which brought the Pakistani film industry back on its feet, presents the first film awards of the year "ARY Film Awards 2014" on Sunday (today), ARY News reports.
The event will be hosted by renowned Pakistan actor Shaan.
The awards have been categorized into three primary sections namely Jury awards, Technical awards and Viewers Choice.
Fans have voted for 14 categories in the Viewers Choice which include Best Film, Best Actor (Male), Best Actor (Female), Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Male), Best Supporting Actor (Female), Best Music, Best Performance in Comic Role, Best Performance in Negative Role, Star Debut (Male), Star Debut (Female), Best Independent Film, Best Singer (Male) and Best Singer (Female). The votes were casted on www.aryfilmawards.com and sending a text message at 8083.
Films WAAR, Zinda Bhaag, Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, Chambaili and Ishq Khuda are vying for the Best Film category.
The nominations for Best Actor (Male) are Shaan for Waar, Humayun Saeed for Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, Mohib Mirza for Lamha, Khurram Patras for Zinda Bhaag, Adnan Shah for Josh and Ahsan Khan for Ishq Khuda.
Race for the Best Actor (Female) category include Amina Ilyas for Zinda Bhaag, Amina Sheikh for Lamha, Aisha Khan for Waar, Hareem Farooq for Siyaah and Mahnoor Baloch for Main Hoon Shahid Afridi.