PTV Awards

PTV National Awards (پی ٹی وی اوارڈز) is Pakistan's largest official awards ceremony annually held by the Pakistan Television Corporation. The awards were first introduced in the late 1970s to encourage talented people in Pakistan.

PTV Official Awards
پی ٹی وی اوارڈز
پاکستان کے سب سے بڑے اور قدیم آوارڈز
17th PTV Awards
17th PTV Awards logo
Awarded forExcellence in television, fashion, movie and music achievements
Sponsored byDifferent
Date11 June 2012 (2012-06-11)
LocationJinnah Convention Centre, Islamabad, Expo Center Karachi
Presented byPakistan Television Corporation [1]
Hosted byPTV actors, PTV singers, PTV management
First awarded1970
Last awarded2012
Television/radio coverage
NetworkPTV Home
Runtime150-200 min


The PTV awards is the largest awards ceremony in the country and is presented by the government of Pakistan's largest media group. The Pakistan Television Corporation established the PTV Awards in 1970 from Karachi Headquarters. The awards were not famous in the start but became viral after the fifth PTV Awards ceremony. In the 2000s, the management of the corporation extended the awards to privately working talent on different private channels. PTV has been the parent platform for most contemporary Pakistani actors and singers.

Chief guest

The chief guest of the PTV Awards is usually a head of state or government like the Honorable Prime Minister, Honorable President or Minister of Information and Broadcasting.


Following is the list of awards.[2]

Active categories
Type Titles
  • Best Actor Jury
  • Best Actor Viewers
  • Best Actress Jury
  • Best Actress Viewers
  • Best Producer Independent Play
  • Best Producer Drama Serial
  • Best Drama Director Series
  • Best Playwright Series
  • Best Playwright Independent Play
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Anchor of the year
  • Best Producer Music Shows Event
  • Best Original Soundtrack
  • Best Special Transmission
  • Best Actor - Negative Role
  • Best Actress - Negative Role
  • Best Model Female
  • Best Model Male
  • Best Singer Light Music
  • Album of the Year
Film Best Film of the Year
Highest Among All
  • Life Time Achievement
  • Pride of Performance
  • Tribute to Pakistani Legends

Record of the awards

Following is the detailed table of awards presented so far.[3]

Year Ceremony Academy in charge
  • 1st PTV Awards
  • 2nd PTV Awards
  • 3rd PTV Awards
  • 4th PTV Awards
  • 5th PTV Awards
  • 6th PTV Awards
PTV Academy
  • 7th PTV Awards
  • 8th PTV Awards
  • 9th PTV Awards
  • 10th PTV Awards
  • 11th PTV Awards
  • 12th PTV Awards[4]
PTV Academy
  • 13th PTV Awards
  • 14th PTV Awards
  • 15th PTV Awards
PTV Academy
  • 16th PTV Awards[5]
PTV Academy
2012 PTV Academy
  • 18th PTV Awards
PTV Academy


  1. Pakistan Television Official Corporate website, 'Pakistan Television Network' Retrieved 12 November 2018
  2. 2014 PTV Awards full show Published 5 October 2014, Retrieved 12 November 2018
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 November 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link), History Summary of Pakistan Television Network and its different Divisions, Retrieved 12 November 2018
  4. PTV awards ceremony held (12th PTV regional awards ceremony in Peshawar (2003) Dawn (newspaper), Published 24 October 2003, Retrieved 12 November 2018
  5. Winners of the 16th PTV Awards Dawn (newspaper), Published 21 August 2011, Retrieved 12 November 2018
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