Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid wins Oscar Award

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Los Angeles: For the first time in the 84 year history of ‘Oscar Award’, world’s prestigious award, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, a Pakistani director has won ‘Oscar Award’ for his documentary film ‘Saving face’, here on Monday.

Chennai present at the occasion said that she wanted to dedicate her award to all those who worked in the film. “For all those women in Pakistan working for change this is for you” she added.

The story of the documentary film was based on Pakistani women who suffered from the acid attacks on their faces. Former MNA Marvi Memon also participated in the film.

The film was released in the year 2011. The film stars and other people related to showbiz in Pakistan have appreciated the effort of Sharmeen to raise voice for the deprived women in Pakistan.

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