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Sharmeen’s ‘AAGAHI’ nominated at Cannes Lions Int’l Festival

BIRMINGHAM: Two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s awareness series ‘AAGAHI’ has been nominated at the 66th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. AAGAHI, which literally means awareness, is a public service campaign with an aim to educate women about their legal rights in Pakistan and is nominated for the Sustainable ...

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Natalie Portman on being sexualised as a child actor

HOLLYWOOD: Being famous comes with its own hazards. After spending about 25 years in the show business, Hollywood actor Natalie Portman said that being sexualised as a child star made her feel unsafe. The 37-year-old actor who made her debut at the age of 13 in 1994’s ‘The Professional’ at ...

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Sharmeen wins Eliasson Global Leadership Prize

NEW YORK: Two-time Academy Award winning filmmaker, journalist, and activist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has won the prestigious 2018 Eliasson Global Leadership Prize in recognition of her extraordinary leadership. Her work, as announced by The Tällberg Foundation in New York, is courageous, optimistic dynamic, rooted in universal values and fundamentally global in ...

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Angelina Jolie says she became actor to pay her mother’s bills

HOLLYWOOD actress Angelina Jolie has revealed that she joined showbiz field to help her late mother Marcheline Bertrand in paying bills. Academy Award-winning actress said she has always enjoyed every point of her career and never felt hesitated in front of cameras. “There’s a lot that’s not in my nature ...

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Academy Award winner Garry Maddison steps into Pakistani cinema

LONDON: Garry Maddison – part of the Best Effects Academy Award and the British Academy of Film & Television Award winning team for ‘Interstellar’ and ‘Ex-Machina’ – has stepped into Pakistani cinema through Shaan Shahid’s film ‘Arth – the Destination’. It is a gesture of interest from Garry Madison’s part, ...

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Sharmeen documentary nominated for Emmy Awards

NEWYORK: Two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary, A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, has been nominated at the prestigious 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. This was announced by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) in New York yesterday. The documentary has ...

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