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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
  • Name: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
  • Born: 11/12/1978 (42 years old)
  • Occupation: Filmmaker, journalist
  • Known for: Saving Face, A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, Pakistan: Children of the Taliban
  • Website: http://sharmeenobaidfilms.com

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (Urdu: شرمین عبید چنائے?; born 12 November 1978) is a Pakistani journalist, filmmaker and activist known for her work in films that highlight the inequality with women. She is the recipient of two Academy Awards, seven Emmy Awards and a Knight International Journalism Award. In 2012, the Government of Pakistan honoured her with the Hilal-i-Imtiaz, the second highest civilian honour of the country and Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. She is the only female film director to have won two academy awards by the age of 37.

Awards: Emmy Awards, Academy Awards

School: Smith College, Stanford University

Birth Place: Karachi, Pakistan

Website: http://sharmeenobaidfilms.com

Source: Wikipedia

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