Published On: Mon, Feb 29th, 2016

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy wins her second Oscar over ‘A Girl in the River’


LOS ANGELES: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy won her second Oscar in the Best Documentary – Short Subject category for her film A Girl in the River, after her first Academy Award in 2012 for Saving Face in the same category.“I have another one!” said Sharmeen as she took the stage to accept the award for a documentary over honor killings in Pakistan.“This week the Pakistani PM said he would change the law on honor killing after watching this film — that is the power of film!” said Sharmeen on the stage while accepting the award.118118


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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology