LAHORE: Pakistani actor Humaima Malik has proven to be tough competition at the Asia Pacific Screen
Awards (APSAs), nominated for her role in “Bol”, challenging India’s Vidya Balan for her dare bare show
in “The Dirty Picture”.
Humaima, who played the role of a woman who stands up against a stereotypical belief system in a
patriarchal society, has already bagged several awards for her part in the Pakistani cinematic flick.
She has now been nominated in the best actress category at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSAs),
scheduled to be held on November 23rd in Brisbane.
Meanwhile, Vidya has been nominated for her role as a southern sex siren Silk Smitha in the Ekta Kapoor
produced movie, which won her accolades.
Other nominees for the award include Korean actress Cho Min-soo (“Pieta”), Russian actress Darya
Ekamasova (“Once Upon a Time There Lived a Simple Woman”) and Philippenes-based Nora Aunor (“Thy
Womb”), according to the official APSA website.