The 17th edition of Lux Style Awards has come under fire for biased judgment of jury member in several categories. A lot of viewers has bashed the jury for not recognizing Mehwish Hayat’s acting skills for her brilliant performance in Punjab Nahi Jaungi and rather gave the award to Lux ambassador Mahira Khan for a below average performance in Veerna.

Amid all this controversy, here came a video that spread like a wildfire on the internet – it was an awkward moment when the legendary actor Javed Shiekh tried to kiss Mahira Khan while presenting her award for the Best Actress category and she totally avoided it.

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The moment the video shared on social media Twitterati respond to it.

 

But Mahira has just given her stance on the matter while defending the senior actor.

“I have just woken up to such silly stuff floating around,” tweeted the Humsafar star.

She went on to defend the Na Maloom Afraad actor. “It’s good to be aware and have an opinion but for God’s sake, don’t use anything and everything to make news. Javed Sheikh of all people! He is a legend and a mentor to all of us in this industry. Would vouch for him always,” she further added.