Renowned director Sharmeen Obaid Chennai has bagged another international award.
Renowned Oscar-winning director Sharmeen Obaid Chennai’s documentary ‘Home 1947’ won the Best Documentary Award at the South Asian Film Festival. Sharmeen Obaid’s documentary ‘Home 1947’ is about the lives and stories of all the people who were displaced during the formation of Pakistan and India in 1947.
It is to be noted that Sharmeen Obaid Chanay is the first female director of Pakistan who has won two Oscars and has won several international awards. Sharmeen Obaid Chanay won an Oscar in 2012 for his documentary film ‘Saving Face’ and again in 2016 for his short documentary ‘A Girl in the River.