Following its inaugural debut on the UK’s celebrity event calendar in 2017, the second, annual International Pakistan Prestige Awards (IPPA) will lay the red carpet to welcome the A-list of Pakistan’s glitterati on Sunday ninth September at the renowned Indigo at The O2, London, it was announced here today.
A who’s who guest list of the finest from the world’s of Pakistani film and television, music and fashion will be joined by leading figures from the UK’s expatriate community and corporate sector, as well as by fans and audiences themselves, as IPPA continues to acknowledge and celebrate the wealth of talent from Pakistan’s entertainment industries with global audiences and fan bases that transcend borders. IPPA 2018 will return bigger and better than its grand debut in 2017 at Hilton Park Lane.
Celebrities expected to attend IPPA 2018 include: Sajal Ali, Syra and Shehroz Sabzwari, Zahid Iftikhar Ahmed, Yasir Hussain, Ayesha Omer, Sarwat Gilani, Iman Ali, Sonya Hussain, Ali Kazmi, Mawra Hocane, Asrar Shah, Ahsan Khan, Jawed Sheikh, Adnan Siddiqui, Mathira, Sana Fakhar, Kubra Khan, Bilal Ashraf, Shiraz Uppal, Ayesha Sana, Osman Khalid Butt, Mikaal Zulfiqar, Shermeen Kashif, Urwa Hocane, Farhan Saeed, Azfar Rehman, Ainy Jaffri, Nadia Khan, Yashma Gilland Neelum Muneer.
Awards to be presented on the night will include: Best Film 2017; Best Actress Film; Best Actor Film; Best Director Film; Best Supporting Actor Film; Best Singer of the Year; Best TV Serial 2017; Best Actor (Female) TV Serial 2017; Best Actor (Male) TV Serial 2017; Best Supporting Actor TV Serial; Best Director TV Serial; IPPA Style Icon of the Year; Designer of the Year; Model of the Year;and Best Emerging Talent.Additionally, Special Category Awards will be presented on the night for Lifetime Achievement and IPPA Star of the Year. Audiences are now invited to cast their votes for their favourite stars in the Viewers’ Choice category via the website www.ippawards.org.
IPPA Founder Ali Malik said on the occasion, “Following the success of IPPA’s inaugural year in 2017, we are delighted to bring to the UK the second, annual instalment on an even grander scale than our debut year. We will be uniting the most coveted names from Pakistan’s burgeoning arts and entertainment industries on one platform in the UK, allowing fans and audiences to see their favourite icons on stage, while also celebrating the wealth of talent from Pakistan that has garnered fans and followers globally. We look forward to sharing this immense pride in Pakistani achievement with audiences and guests on the night.”