Oscar-winning Pakistani journalist and documentarian Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s latest venture A Girl in the river has won an Emmy award at the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards under the category ‘Best Documentary’
The News & Documentary Emmy Awards were held at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on Thursday.
— Sharmeen Obaid (@sharmeenochinoy) October 6, 2017
Dr Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s Representative to the United Nations, was also present at the event and congratulated Sharmeen on the outstanding achievement.
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s A Girl in the River wins an Emmy for best documentary at the 38th Emmy Awards ceremony in NY pic.twitter.com/MPTgLUUHlU
— Maleeha Lodhi (@LodhiMaleeha) October 6, 2017
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has previously won two Oscars for ‘Saving Face’ and ‘A Girl in the River’ as well as an Emmy for ‘Children of Taliban’.