What is the name of Oscar winning documentary of Sharmeen Obaid?

What is the name of Oscar winning documentary of Sharmeen Obaid?

Saving Face
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy may be best known for winning an Oscar — Pakistan’s first — for her 2012 documentary Saving Face, a gripping look at the survivors of acid violence.

Who got first Oscar award in Pakistan?

In 2012, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy became the first Pakistani to win an Oscar, winning the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject alongside co-director Daniel Junge for their film Saving Face.

Which Pakistan among the following was awarded with Oscar?

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
She holds the record for being the first female film director to have won two Academy Awards by the age of 37. Obaid-Chinoy was born in Karachi in 1978….Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.

Hilal-e-Imtiaz Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Fahd Kamal Chinoy
Children 2
Honours Hilal-e-Imtiaz

Who won Oscar in India?

At the 55th Academy Awards, Bhanu Athaiya became the first Indian to win an Academy Award for designing the costumes. Ravi Shankar was nominated for Best Original Score for the same film….Competitive awards.

Year 1983 (55th)
Nominee(s)/recipient(s) Bhanu Athaiya
Film Gandhi
Category Best Costume Design
Result Won

Which Indian movies are nominated for Oscar?

The only Indian films to have been nominated for an Oscar so far have been Mother India, Salaam Bombay and Lagaan.

What was Pakistan’s first science fiction film and which countries awarded it?

This enthusiasm soon disappeared and not even Pakistan’s first science fiction film, Shaani, in 1989, directed by Saeed Rizvi employing elaborate special effects, could save the industry. It received an award at the Moscow Film Festival and even in Egypt and Korea, but sadly was shelved in Pakistan.

Who got first Oscar in India?

Bhanu Athaiya
Here are 5 Indians who have won Oscars. Bhanu Athaiya, a popular costume designer claimed India’s first Oscar for the 1982 historical movie Gandhi. Satyajit Ray, regarded as someone who gave Indian cinema some masterpieces, was awarded an Honorary Oscar 1992 for Lifetime Achievement.

Who is called father of Indian cinema?

Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
Dadasaheb Phalke, byname of Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, (born April 30, 1870, Trimbak, British India [now in Maharashtra, India]—died February 16, 1944, Nashik, Maharashtra), motion picture director who is considered the father of the Indian cinema.

Who has won Oscar in India?

5 Indians Who Won the Oscar Awards:

  • Bhanu Athaiya: Bhanu Athaiya, fondly called the Oscar lady created history by being the First Indian to win an Oscar award.
  • Satyajit Ray: Satyajit Ray is a multi-facted Indian filmmaker who is considered as one of the greatest directors in the world.
  • A.R.
  • Resul Pookutty:
  • Gulzar:

Which Indian film is highest collection in world?


Rank Film Worldwide gross
1 Dangal ₹2,024 crore (US$311 million)
2 Bajrangi Bhaijaan ₹969.06 crore (US$150 million)
3 Secret Superstar ₹966.86 crore (US$154 million)
4 PK

Is Bollywood Indian or Pakistani?

Hindi cinema, often known as Bollywood and formerly as Bombay cinema, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai (formerly Bombay). The term is a portmanteau of “Bombay” and “Hollywood”.

Where is Nollywood?

Nollywood is the film industry in Nigeria, and is in fact the second largest movie industry globally – in terms of output, producing about 2,500 films in a year. This number surpasses Hollywood, and is second only to India’s Bollywood.