KARACHI: The first Pakistani Oscar award winner, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy said Saturday that bringing Oscar to Pakistan is an achievement and honor for her, Geo News reported.
Sharmeen was addressing a press conference in a local hotel. She was greeted warmly upon her arrival after winning the golden statue.
The Pakistani director won her country its first Oscar for "Saving Face", a 52-minute documentary film about acid attacks on women, and the doctors and social workers who helped restore their faces.
Upon arrival, she said Oscar has arrived here adding that she was feeling great to be in Pakistan. She greeted the nation for this glory.
Sharmeen said "Saving Face" would be released in Pakistan provided that the victim women who worked in the film get protection.
In April, the film will be released in London followed by dubbing in Urdu for release in Pakistan, she added.
Oscar winner said she would make efforts to work on such projects in future as well.