Pakistan (Muhammad Yasir)
Lately, PTV-Karachi Centre organized ICON AWARDS 2023 ceremony in a local hotel with collaboration of Sheikh Amjad Rasheed IMGC distribution club along with Mr. Satish Anand (Eveready) wherein a good enough number of renowned personalities of showbiz and Media industry participated.
This ceremony aimed at distribution of awards as well as health cards amongst the senior artists and announcement of the New Film Policy. Former Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting Mariyum Aurangzeb, Governor Sindh Muhammad Kamran Khan Tesori, and Managing Director PTV and Federal Secretary of Information Sohail Ali Khan specially attended the event.
Besides numerous others, Satish Anand, Shaikh Amjad Rasheed, Sultana Siddiqui, Nadeem Mandviwala, Javed Sheikh, Syed Noor, Bushra Ansari, Humayun Saeed, Sheema Kirmani, Samina Ahmed, Adnan Siddiqui, Behroz Sabzwari, Sajid Hassan, Sarmad Khoosat, Asimyar Tiwana etc were figured prominent.
On this occasion ICON AWARDS 2023 were given away to the famous figures of showbiz and Media Industry; namely: Syed Noor, Javed Sheikh, Sultana Siddiqui, Asif Raza Mir, Nadeem Baig, Bushra Ansari, Nadeem Mandviwala, Usman Pirzada, Humayun Saeed, Sheema Kirmani, Samina Ahmed, Behroz Sabzwari & Adnan Siddiqui.
This ceremony marked with the announcement of Health Insurance Policy for the welfare of artists by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting & Director of Media & electronic Publication with closer co-operation of State Life Insurance of Pakistan. Many artists received the health cards on the eve enabling them to get the range of treatments of their own requirement.
The event was enriched with the melodious voices of Sanam Marvi and Fareed Ayaz Qawwal who mesmerized the audience with mystical songs. Managing Director PTV and Federal Secretary of Information Sohail Ali Khan told that PTV has established PTV Films Section which has commenced producing Telefilms on initial basis and very soon this work would be extended to the Film making. Thus, PTV would play a pivotal role as far as the revival of cinema industry in Pakistan is concerned.
Ahsan Khan and Ayesha Omer excited and hold the audience’s attention by their captivating staging of the ceremony, whereas Syed Amjad Hussain Shah, General Manager PTV-Karachi Centre produced the event.