Once again, Pakistan’s heartthrobs Fawad Khan and Atif Aslam have been nominated at prestigious Filmfare Awards 2017 for Best Actor in Supporting Role and Best Singer categories respectively. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who earlier won Best Singer Awards (Male) for Dil Tou Bacha Hai – Ishqiya, in 2011, is also nominated for the same category again while Humsafar famed Quratulain Baloch aka QB is making her nomination debut for Best Playback Singer (Female) for her song Kari Kari in Amitabh Bachchan’s Pink.
Earlier in 2015, Fawad Khan made history by winning Best Male Debut award for his Khoobsurat alongside Sonum Kapoor. He was the first Pakistani to do so. This time, he has been nominated for his brilliance in Kapoor and Sons starring Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who is also competing for in the same category.
Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan are competing for the fifth time for same category and while the former only succeeded to win hearts, the latter also bagged the award once.
The inclusion of QB in the category of Best Playback Singer (Female) came out of expectation but she totally deserved it.
Filmfare announced the 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017 Nominations here;