Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's 'A Girl In The River' wins big at the Emmys

Sharmeen has previously won an Emmy for her documentary Children of Taliban and two for Saving Face

Entertainment Desk October 06, 2017

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's documentary A Girl in the River wins the Best Documentary awards at the 38th annual news and documentary Emmy Awards.

Two Pakistani documentaries nominated for Emmys

The ceremony took place in New York. Sharmeen took to Twitter to recently announce the award.

A Girl in the River is the story of a young survivor of honour killing.

The documentary, A Girl in the River has grabbed three nominations in categories Best Documentary, Outstanding Short Documentary and Outstanding Music and Sound.

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Sharmeen has previously won an Emmy for her documentary Children of Taliban and two for Saving Face.

And fans are over the moon!

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Mohsin | 6 years ago | Reply Another woman with connections fooling white ppl...or white ppl want it this way ....Bbc woman of the year
Parvez | 6 years ago | Reply Brilliant....well done once again.
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