Islamabad, January 24: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has become the first Pakistani film-maker to be nominated for the prestigious Oscar award, for her film “Saving Faces”.
“The day I received an Emmy my father died- had to turn around & go 2 airport- Tday I’m sure hes smiling down! “
Ms. Chinoy’s twitter reflection on the Oscar nomination.
Sharmeen had won the prestigious Emmy Award in 2009 for her documentary film “Pakistan; Children of the Taliban”.