Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy wins first Oscar award for Pakistan

PT Report

Islamabad, February 27: Pakistani film maker and director, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, has won the the Academy Award for her documentary,

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Saving Face, highlighting plight of the victims of acid burn.

It is for the first time in Oscar’s history that a Pakistani’s work was nominated for and won an Academy Award.

Directed by Daniel Junge and produced by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Saving Face is the story of a British plastic surgeon, Dr. Mohammad Jawad, who returns to his country of origin every year, dedicating his time bring back smiles on the faces of victims of acid burns.

The news has brought smiles and pride to a nation faced with political, social and economic challenges.

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  1. She has made us all proud.All women of Pakistan should be especially proud of her.All Pakistan is proud of her

    Her husband is Director on Board of FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance

  2. We are proud of Sharmeen and her team for this wonderful achievement for the Pakistani nation. We hope, her achievement & efforts work to eradicate the inhuman and the criminal act of acid burn to the women of Pakistan.

  3. The speciality of an artist is to highlight the core issue of the time through art which Sharmeen has done. welldone sharmeen u have given the nation a good lesson and a proud gift in the form of oscar.

  4. i feel proud to b a pakistani. i salute you on a such award which you ve get for the whole contry GOD BLESS you sharmeen

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