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Sharmeen Obaid’s recent status update at Facebook revealed that the Academy Award winner is part of an upcoming project which features award winning actress Meryl Streep and the work of legendary poet, Faiz Ahmed Faiz.


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While Chinoy refused to indulge in any further details about the project, she did promise more information next month. The said Facebook status has been removed from her account now but here is a snapshot to show that history is in fact about to be recreated.

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Chinoy is the first Pakistani to have received an Oscar for her documentary Saving Face and an Emmy for her documentary, Pakistan: Children of the Taliban.