This just in.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy just won the Oscar for A Girl in the River.
That makes it two for Sharmeen and two for Pakistan.
And the praise from all over Pakistan has already started pouring in.
Great moment for all is us. So proud of Sharmeen ! Congrats pic.twitter.com/vVMH5EWd9n
— Maleeha Lodhi (@LodhiMaleeha) February 29, 2016
After Punjab Women Protection Bill, Sharmeen's Oscar will ensure women rights get more attention as promised by the PM.
Cinema for change
— Mehr Tarar (@MehrTarar) February 29, 2016
It definitely is an interesting day for Pakistan
Qadri gets Houris and Sharmeen gets Oscar. Two good news on the same day. Allah Akbar.
— Murtaza Solangi (@murtazasolangi) February 29, 2016
But why is Canada claiming Sharmeen as being one of their own? Da fuq?
— etalk (@etalkCTV) February 29, 2016
She is Pakistani. Get your shit straight bruh…
This guy knows what’s up
Cute how Canada is claiming Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and India, Asif Kapadia.
— Shakti Shetty (@Shakti_Shetty) February 29, 2016
In case you don’t know too much about the documentary, here’s the trailer
In Pakistan, unfortuantely more than a 1000 women are killed in the name of ‘honor’ in every year. A Girl in the River follows the story of a rare survivor who falls in love and lives to tell the tale.
Now let’s all do our part and help bring an end to honor killings