Each year Lux Style Awards is mired by controversy, sparking conversation and social media diatribes every which way. This year is no different as nominations of Lux Style Awards 2019 have come in and have garnered negative reactions from users and artists alike.
1. Ali Zafar’s Nomination for Teefa in Trouble
Ali Zafar was nominated for his film Teefa in Trouble and Eman Suleman, a model, was nominated also nominated for Best Emerging Talent in the past 3 years. Eman took to Instagram to announce that she did not want to share the award with "a harasser." Ali Zafar had recently been named by Meesha Shafi that he had harassed her and the two are currently engaged in a court battle about the issue.
2. Ahsan Rahim’s Appeal for Teefa in Trouble
Ali Zafar’s film Teefa In Trouble was directed by Ahsan Rahim. Ahsan spoke about how his film was not nominated for its soundtrack. He termed it "biases" of certain individuals.
3. Mohsin Abbas Haider’s Exclusion for Meri Guriya
Mohsin Abbas Haider played a predator in the drama Meri Guriya where he was lauded for his performance. Mohsin posted on his social media that he was "highly disappointed" to not see a single nomination for it.
4. Shani Arshad’s OST for Koi Chaand Rakh
Shani Arshad who gave the music for Fahad Mustafa’s Load Wedding was also disgruntled that his soundtrack for the drama Koi Chaand Rakh was not nominated despite being very popular among the masses.
Koi Chand Rakh is one of the most popular OST of the year and more popular than the nominated ones, but not added in the #LSA2019. Some research is needed before announcing the biggest awards of the country. pic.twitter.com/Lit8JArEZ9— Shani Arshad (@shaniarshadali) March 30, 2019
5. Parwaz Hai Junoon's Lack of Nominations
Hamza Ali Abbasi and Ahad Raza Mir starrer was almost completely ignored by LSA leading to speculation by Hamza Ali Abbasi’s fans.
even they ignore movie like "parwaz hai junoon" And actor like Hamza Ali Abbasi then how can u expect fairism from LSA.....— Ahmad Hassan (@ahmadhasan186) April 1, 2019
U know they nominated drama like "khani" as nominies....
How shamefull are they???#boycotLSA2019
It is condemable that LSA is not nominating Parwaz Hai Junoon the movie which makes us proud in whole world #bycottLSA— Farzana Kausar (@Imfarzanakausar) March 31, 2019
6. Faisal Quraishi Ignored for Haiwaan and Baba Jani
Actor Faisal Quraishi was also not nominated for any of his dramas and many of his friends and fans spoke in support of his performances.
Disappointed how can they do this i mean this is totally injustice with #babajani #haiwaan #khalish mehnat or talent kii koii QADAR nhii Had haii@faysalquraishi you are our "SADA BAHAR" hero We love you and we always with you #BanLuxStyleAwards19— Uroosa Shah (@uroosa_rafiq) March 31, 2019
7. Mahira Khan Not Nominated for Saat Din Mohabbat In
Mahira Khan appeared as Neeli in Saat Din Mohabbat In which did not manage to do well at the box office but the film saw her in a ‘different’ avatar.
Mahira's perfomance as Neeli was the best thing abt 7dmi...and she doesn't even get nominated what a joke! #LSA2019— Rimsha (@ZehraRimsha) March 30, 2019
The Lux Style Awards 2019 will be held on July 7, 2019.