Sharmeen Chinoy crystal Award

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy honored by World Economic Forum

Academy award and Emmy Award winning Pakistani film-maker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has made us proud yet again. On Tuesday, she was given the prestigious Crystal Award in recognition for her efforts in promoting human rights and women’s issues through her films at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. The Crystal … Read more

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary wins Oscar for ‘Best Documentary, Short Subject’

Sharmeen Chinoy’s documentary wins Oscar for Pakistan

Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy accept the Oscar for the Best Documentary Short Subject for their film ‘Saving Face’ at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 26, 2012. In her acceptance speech, Chinoy dedicated the award to “all the heroes working on the ground in Pakistan” including British … Read more

Sharmeen Chinoy Oscar Nominee

Sharmeen Chinoy grabs first Oscar Nomination for Pakistan

As expected last year, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy became Pakistan’s first woman Oscar nominee for her documentary, Saving Face. She is a Pakistani journalist, Co-Founder Citizens Archive of Pakistan and documentarian & the first Pakistani to win an Emmy award, which she won for her documentary, Pakistan: Children of the Taliban in … Read more

Aamir and I share an extremely cordial relationship: SRK

Mumbai (IANS): The cold war between the two reigning Bollywood Khans, Shahrukh and Aamir seems set for a thaw with Shah Rukh appealing to everyone to watch Aamir’s film “Ghajini” that releases Dec 25. A day after proclaiming himself the biggest brand in the country, Shahrukh, in an apparent change … Read more

Tabu gets naughty with Banda Yeh Bindaas Hai

In Ravi Chopra’s Banda Yeh Bindaas Hai, Tabu shall be playing a naughty lawyer. The acclaimed actress has never played a completely over the top sensuous character before and is excited to play the part in this Hollywood comedy, My Cousin Vinny’s Bollywood remake. Our source informs, “Ravi Chopra managed … Read more

Oscar Fever – The Oscar favorites for this year

Chicago led the Academy Awards with six trophies, including best picture, at a ceremony Sunday that allowed Hollywood to exalt itself while muting the Oscar pageantry because of the U.S.-led war on Iraq. The Academy Awards ceremony took place on Sunday allowed Hollywood to exalt itself while muting the Oscar … Read more