IPPA reveals nominations for the year 2019

Celebrate the most awaited night of the year with us in #Norway on Saturday, 7th December 2019.

Norway(Cliff News)IPPA (International Pakistan Prestige Awards) released today the nominations for their third awards to be held here. Scheduled to be held on December 7, 2019 at X Meeting Point, Kragerudveien 50/2013 Skjetten, Oslo, Norway.IPPA is acclaimed to be the biggest independent International Pakistani Awards to be attended by the officials of the Norwegian government and top celebrities of Pakistan. This is going to be the first of its kind Pakistani event that will take place in Norway of this grandeur.The event is being organized by Vision Events International and Lollywood Entertainment.The nominations for IPPA 2019 are based on performances of the year 2018. The categories are as follows:


  • Best Film 2018


  • JPNA2                                                  Six Sigma Plus
  • Load Wedding                                    Film Wala Pictures
  • Motorcycle Girl                                  Azad Film Company & Logos Film and Media
  • Teefa in Trouble                                 Lightingale Productions
  • Parwaaz Hai Junoon                          Momina Duraid Films
  • Best Director Film 2018

  • Nadeem Baig                                         JPNA2
  • Nabeel Qureshi                                       Load Wedding
  • Ahsan Rahim                                      Teefa In Trouble
  • Haseeb Hassan                                     Parwaaz Hai Junoon
  • Adnan Sarwar                                       Motorcycle Girl


  • Best Actor Film 2018
  • Humayun Saeed                                 JPNA2
  • Fahad Mustafa                                    Load Wedding
  • Ali Zafar                                               Teefa In Trouble
  • Hamza Ali Abbasi                                Parwaaz Hai Junoon
  • Sheheryar Munawar                            7 Din Mohabbat In


  • Best Actress Film 2018


  • Kubra Khan                                          JPNA2
  • Mehwish Hayat                                     Load Wedding
  • Maya Ali                                                Teefa In Trouble
  • Hania Amir                                            Parwaaz Hai Junoon
  • Sohai Ali Abro                                       Motorcycle Girl


  • Best Supporting role male/ female Film 2018
  • Mawra Hocane                           JPNA2
  • Noor ul Hassan                                     Load Wedding
  • Ahad Raza Mir                            Parwaaz Hai Junoon
  • Jawed Sheikh                                       Teefa In Trouble
  • Adnan Sarwar                                       Motorcycle Girl


  • Best Onscreen couple of the year Film 2018
  • Humayun Saeed/Kubra Khan                       JPNA2
  • Fahad Mustafa/Mehwish Hayat                  Load Wedding
  • Ali Zafar/Maya Ali                                          Teefa In Trouble
  • Hamza Ali Abbasi/ Hania Amir                     Parwaaz Hai Junoon


  • IPPA Singer of the Year male/ female 2018
  • Asim Azhar
  • Aima Baig
  • Mehak Ali
  • Asrar Shah
  • Rafay Israr


  • Best TV Serial 2018


  • Suno Chanda (season 1)                   MD Productions (HUM TV)
  • Dar Si Jaati Hai Sila                            MD Productions
  • Dil Moom ka Diya                           Six Sigma Plus & Next Level Entertainment (ARY)
  • Khaani                                                7th Sky Entertainment (GEO)
  • Ghughi                                              Cereal Entertainment (TV One)
  • Kabhi Band Kabhi Baja                    Angelic Films (Express Entertainment)

Best Director TV Serial 2018

  • Ahson Talish                                         Suno Chanda season 1
  • Kashif Nisar                               Dar Si Jaati Hai Sila
  • Shahid Shafat                                        Dil Moom ka Diya
  • Anjum Shehzad                           Khaani
  • Iqbal Hussain                                           Ghughi
  • Angeline Malik                                        Kabhi Band Kabhi Baja

Best Actor Serial 2018

  • Farhan Saeed                                  Suno Chanda season 1
  • Noman Ijaz                                        Dar Si Jaati Hai Sila
  • Yasir Nawaz                                      Dil Moom ka Diya
  • Feroze Khan                          Khaani
  • Adnan Siddiqui                                   Ghughi
  • Ahmed Hassan                                   Kabhi Band Kabhi Baja

Best Actress Serial 2018

  • Iqra Aziz                                                Suno Chanda season 1
  • Yumna Zaidi                                         Dar Si Jaati Hai Sila
  • Neelam Muneer                               Dil Moom ka Diya
  • Sana Jawed                                          Khaani
  • Amar Khan                                            Ghughi
  • Minal Khan                                                    Kabhi Band Kabhi Baja


  • Best supporting role serial 2018
  • Nadia Afghan                                      Suno Chanda season 1
  • Saman Ansari                                      Dar Si Jaati Hai Sila
  • Hira Mani                            Dil Moom ka Diya
  • Mehmood Aslam               Khaani
  • Osman Khalid Butt                               Ghughi


  • IPPA Best Onscreen Couple – TV serial 2018
  • Farhan Saeed/Iqra Aziz                             Suno Chanda season 1                                               
  • Yasir Nawaz/Neelam Munir                       Dil Moom ka Diya
  • Feroz Khan/Sana Jawed                            Khaani
  • Adnan Siddiqui/Amar Khan                     Ghughi


  • IPPA Style Icon of the Year male/female 2018



  • Bilal Ashraf
  • Feroze Khan
  • Osman Khalid Butt


  • Amna Ilyas
  • Ayesha Omer
  • Nausheen Shah


  • Emerging Talent 2018


  • Faiza Ashfaq
  • Bisha Abbas
  • Hannah Butt
  • Fizzi
  • Fahmeen Ansari



  • Model of the Year 2018



  • Sadaf Kanwal
  • Sadia Khan
  • Amna Babar
  • Zara Abid
  • Abeer Rizvi
  • Noor Bhatty



  • Designer of the Year 2018



  • Nomi Ansari
  • Nida Azwer
  • Shamaeel Ansari
  • Khadija Shah – Elan
  • Fahad Hussayn



  • Best TV Presenter 2018



  • Asfar Rehman
  • Ahsan Khan
  • Sanam Jung
  • Ayesha Omer
  • Anoushay Ashraf
  • Yasir hussain


Like last year, the PR of IPPA Awards 2019 is being handled by Starlinks PR & Events and the official media partner is HUM TV.

To be a part of this fabulous award night book your tickets at https://www.ticketmaster.no/event/621437

Voting for your favourite celebrities is open now, so don’t miss the opportunity!

The official hashtag for the event is #ippa2019

For further PR-related enquiries please contact the undersigned.

Turab Ali Ramzi
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7th Sky Entertainment back with another signature project “Kaheen Deep Jaley”

Neelum Munir & Imran Ashraf featuring in Kaheen Deep Jaley (2)

Karachi(Cliff News)7th Sky Entertainment, known for bringing quality projects catering to multiple subjects simultaneously is back with another signature project, “Kaheen Deep Jaley”.The eminent producers of Pakistan’s Entertainment Industry, Abdullah Kadwani and Asad A Qureshi are bringing forth a love-hate relationship with a unique twist in ‘Kaheen Deep Jale’ featuring “Ranjha Ranjha Kardi” famed Imran Ashraf and “Wrong No. 2’s” lead actress Neelum Munir in lead roles; the cast also includes Ali Abbas, Nazish Jahangir, Saba Faisal, Saba Hameed, Ali Ansari, Syed Areez, Hammad Farooqui, Madiha Rizvi, Nida Mumtaz, Bina Chaudhry, Shehzad Mukhtar and Farah Nadeem in pivotal roles.Written by the accomplished writer Qaisera Hayat and directed by the talented Saima Waseem, ‘Kaheen Deep Jaley’ is a touching story of a complicated relationship between Imran Ashraf and Neelum Munir. The story revolves around the innocent and beautiful Rida, who faces trouble and misery because of the misunderstandings created by her jealous sister-in-law. Defamed by her sister-in-law and suspected by her husband, Rida’s life turns upside down.7th Sky Entertainment has been at the forefront, providing quality entertainment to the audience with its unique storylines. With dramas like Ramze Ishq, Darr Khuda Se, Mere Mohsin, Shahrukh Ki Saaliyan, Dolly Darling, being currently on air, & Mera Rab Waris, Piya Naam Ka Diya, Bharosa Piyar Tera recently ended, Kaheen Deep Jale is going to add another feather in their cap.“Kaheen Deep Jaley” will start from 3rd October on Geo Entertainment.

About 7th Sky Entertainment:

7th Sky Entertainment (or Seventh Sky Entertainment) is one of the largest production house in Pakistan spearheaded by Abdullah Kadwani & Asad Qureshi. As Pakistan’s premier broadcast and entertainment company, 7th Sky Entertainment has produced blockbuster & award winning serials such as Daam, Doraha, Sheherzad, Mairtj ul Uroos, Meri Zaat Zara e Benishan, Mere Meherbaan, Mere Charagar, Roshan Sitara, Aik Pal, Noor e Zindagi, Tum Kon Piya, Khaali Haath, Hiddat, Mohabbat Tumse Nafrat Hai, Gohar-e-Nayab, and Maan.




Rising star Zubab Rana bank on screens with Rishtay Biktay Han

Zubab Rana (1)

Karachi(Cliff News)The industry’s lovely rising star, Zubab Rana is coming back to our television screens after the blockbuster supernatural thriller Bandish, with Big Bang Entertainment’s latest offering Rishtay Biktay Hain that is soon to be aired on ARY Digital.The last directorial project of TV director Late Syed Atif Hussain (best known for family drama Babban Khala Ki Betiyan), Rishtay Biktay Hain features Zubab Rana in the leading role, along with Javed Sheikh, Rubina Ashraf, Shugufta Ejaz, Ali Abbas & Asad Siddiqui in pivotal roles.“This drama tackles the evil of dowry that is still plaguing our society,” states Zubab Rana, “I get to play & show how even in the 21st Century an innocent girl’s married life becomes a living hell because of greed.”Rishtay Biktay Hain, is scheduled to go on air on ARY Digital this September.

About Zubab Rana:

Zubab Rana’s unstoppable journey started from modelling just a few years ago, after which she has been giving back to back hit drama serials including Naseebo Jali, Mere Khudaya, Bandish and now ‘Rishtay Biktay Hain’ since her award-winning debut 2 years ago.

Shagufta ejaz, rubina ashraf, Ali Abbas, zubab rana and syed mohammed ahmed

A ceremony honoured Pakistan Excellency Ambassador Ashan Khan


Karachi (Cliff News)A ceremony was organized in honor of Ashan Khan in which he was given the Shield and Certificate on representing Pakistan’s Excellency Ambassador. Leader of the Council Steviker, Mayor Hanslo, Simea Chaudhary, Sama Malhotra Ahsan Khan said that foreign countries have always played the best role in their country’s development and their involvement in the prosperity of the country. It is that Pakistan-based Pakistan-Pakistan for the development of its country Make a great effort. Participants of the function said that like Ahsan Khan artists work as a rich ambassador to the country. Ahsan Khan talked with ‘Kooj’ while talking to him that he was very happy to honor him and he gave him the name of his country men.

Junaid Khan to play lead role with Ayeza Khan and Momal Sheikh

Momal Sheikh, Junaid Khan and Ayeza Khan

Karachi(Cliff News)Junaid Khan- the musician turned actor has undoubtedly proven to us that he is one of the most versatile actors of our industry and now Junaid Khan is playing the lead role in the latest drama alongside Ayeza Khan and Momal Sheikh.The drama serial will be directed by Syed Wajahat Hussain and Junaid Khan spoke about it to the media, “There are 4 characters in this story who are at a level of intellect with one another. The role I have is of a middle-class emotional guy, who is very loving, sincere and has the most understanding with one of the female characters (not naming who she is).”“The reason I have chosen to work on this drama is to create awareness on a social issue that is widely practiced in our society; which is tying up people in half-bond relation which requires getting them done through Nikkah and then hold off Ruhksati; which actually results in misunderstandings among the couple resulting in broken relationships.”; further explains Khan.Junaid khan, who started off his career in media industry, has collected critics acclaim for his versatility in singing and acting skills. Some of his hit drama serials include Ishq Tamasha, Silsilay, Khasara, Yeh Mera Deewanapan Hai and his recent drama “Hania”- which already has the audience in astonishment after only teasers of the serials, with his all new antagonist role.

“Dil Kiya Karey” – Another Signature Presentation by 7th Sky Entertainment

Karachi(Cliff News)7th Sky Entertainment has always been a pioneer in providing quality entertainment for viewers and is ready with another signature production named Dil Kiya Karey which stars Feroze Khan, Yumna Zaidi, Mirza Zain Baig and Maryam Nafees in key roles.Produced by none other than the remarkable duo of ace producers Abdullah Kadwani and Asad Qureshi, the creators of 7th Sky Entertainment, the play is written by Asma Nabeel of Khaani fame and directed by the brilliant Mehreen Jabbar who will be making a comeback with this project. Dil Kiya Karey is a love triangle between Feroze, Yumna and Zain Baig which also highlights important issues that are deeply rooted in the society. This drama will discuss social taboos and like everything produced by 7th Sky Entertainment, it’ll have a stamp of perfection on it.The drama has a stellar cast including Marina Khan, Sonia Rehman, Sarmad Khoosat, Shamim Hilaly, Abid Ali and Tanveer Jamal aside from the lead actors and it can be anticipated that it will create a new benchmark in drama history. The play is ready to go on air from 14th January, every Monday at 8p.m. on Geo Entertainment.

Sadia Jabbar Productions to make waves with “Dile Berehem”

Dile Bereham Title

Karachi(Cliff News)Dil-e-Berehm, another signature project by Sadia Jabbar – owner of Sadia Jabbar Productions is set to go on air from 8th January on APlus Entertainment.Helmed by Syed Ali Raza Usama, the director of Bashar Momin and Khuda aur Muhabbat and written by Mansoor Saeed, Dile Berehem is a story of rivalry for love with a twist. It’s a very serious story of a journey from love to revenge that showcases how multiple lives can be ruined with one person’s wrongdoings. The drama has romance that is laced with mystery and vengeance.Dile Bereham has a stellar cast of Samina Ahmed, Isra Ghazal, Behroz Sabzwari, Hina Bayat, Faraz Farooqui, Najam Kifayat, Kiran Butt, Maryam Nafees with the lead pair of Amar Khan and Wahaj Ali who are going to show their amazing on-screen chemistry for the very first time.Sadia Jabbar, the insightful producer is known for her charismatic work. Covering a wide range of genres, her works include the romantic film ‘Balu Mahi’ and much-admired popular serial “Mere Bewafa”. Recently, she has announced her first Web Series named “Shameless Proposals” in collaboration with BVC media. With Dile Bereham, the well-known producer is ready to explore a new horizon.