KARACHI – Pakistani actor Ahsan Khan took home the award for Best Actor at the 16th Lux Style Awards last night. Lauded by Pakistani and Indian artists alike for his touching role in the critically acclaimed drama series, Udaari, he gave a detailed speech at the receiving end of his award for the TV serial and why the award mattered to him so much.
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“Of course it’s a great achievement for me but I am happier because with this drama we highlighted a very important social issue,” said the star.
The actor thanked journalists from both the English and Urdu press who supported Udaari when PEMRA had banned the program and said that he was glad to see the changing role of television in this society.
“This all couldn’t have been possible without the power of media.”
“Television is such an effective medium and there is so much happening around you that you have to make socially aware content. Take the Mashal Khan incident for that matter,” he concluded further.
Here is what Twitter had to say:
— M. Jibran Nasir (@MJibranNasir) April 19, 2017
Ahsan Khan mentions Mashal Khan in his acceptance speech for Best Actor-Udaari. Glad that we are getting there as an industry #LSA2017
— Rafay Mahmood (@Rafay_Mahmood) April 19, 2017