Best of Pakistani politics 2014
It’s December, which means it is awards season. It has been a roller coaster year filled with action, romance, suspense and adventure. The Academy of Pakistani Politics has had a particularly tough time shortlisting the nominations this year.
However, after much thought, we are finally ready to declare the following winners:
Murad Saeed for Fight Club
Also, Arsalan Iftikhar for Father of the Pride.
“Jab doodh ghar araha ho toh award lenay kee kya zaroorat hai?”
“Hor hor dabang dabang… I mean I apologise to the glass I broke.”
Aitzaz Ahsan for:
“Take me to court; I’ll take you to the cleaners.”
“Chaudhry Nisar, kaisa diya?”
DJ Butt for Ho Jamalo – Go Nawaz Go
“Once a butt, always a butt.”
And now for the big ones, with their nominations!
Muhammad Afzal Khan for 28 Weeks Later
Hamid Mir for Bullets over Sharhah-e-Faisal
Najam Sethi for Jurassic Parrot
Raheel Sharif for Ender’s Game: August 28th
Ataullah Essakhelvi for Naya Pakistan
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Saaf Chalee Shafaf Chalee
Altaf Hussain for Bambino Bambino
Shahbaz Sharif for Dastoor
Tahirul Qadri for Go Nawaz Go
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Saaf Chalee Shafaf Chalee tum say apna ye wada hai.
“God willing I will sing the song for the PPP too next year.”
“Iskee bohri tayar karo.” (Prepare his body bag)
Tahirul Qadri for Dharna Hum Le Jaye Ge
Shahbaz Sharif for Lagay Raho Baray Bhai
Asif Ali Zardari for The Godfather
Asif Ali Zardari:
“Next year Bilawal will win everything! I’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse.”
Home Alone: Bilawal House Edition
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Sher, the Teer and the Balla
James Bond 007: The World Cup is not enough
Green, White and Orange is the New Black
From China with Love
“I do not look like Kareena Kapoor.”
2. Imran Khan for Kuch Kuch Dhandlee Hai
3. Imran Khan for Billwale Civil Disobedience Karjayein Ge
4. Imran Khan for 12 months a dharna
5. Imran Khan for The Wolf of D-Chowk
Javed Hashmi for Gharwali Baharwali
“I got this award from the people and I would like to return it to them. “
The Academy refuses any inquiry into its completely fair and impartial process of selecting the winners in every category.
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