Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has won the Oscar Award for the second time. She won the award for her documentary The Girl in the River. It is based on the so called 'honour' killings in Pakistan.

Shermeen updated her Facebook status to inform the entire nation,

Sharmeen won her first Oscar award for a documentary on acid attack victims titled Saving Face in 2012. Sharmeen is the only Pakistani director to have won this award.