Nigar Awards will be making a comeback after 12 years on 16th March 2017.
Initially, Nigar Awards were the only awards that gave recognition to the Pakistani film industry. Now, after a long time of 12 years,
— Pak Cinema Official (@PakCinema2020) January 11, 2017
The first Nigar Awards ceremony was held in 1957, to honour the accomplishments of Pakistani cinema for the year 1958. Following the 46th Annual Nigar Awards in 2002, Nigar Magazine announced its discontinuation of the awards due to the collapse of the Pakistani cinema industry. With the revival of Pakistani cinema in recent years, the 47th Nigar Awards have been announced and will be held on 16 March 2017 in Karachi.
Below is the complete list of nominations: