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Sharmeen Obaid wins Oscar–here’s how social media reacted

KARACHI: Users of social media website Twitter in Pakistan reacted in different manners to Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s second Oscar win, ARY News reported.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy made history in 2012 by being the first Pakistani to ever win an Academy Award. This time around Sharemen was nominated for an Oscar award and her documentary A Girl In The River: The Price Of Forgiveness earned her yet another Oscar win. Hence, this puts Sharmeen ahead of Leonardo DiCaprio as far as the Oscar tally is concerned, who earned his very first Oscar award for the movie The Revenant the same night! 

Twitter users were ecstatic at the win and at once started showering accolades and felicitations at the Pakistani filmmaker. Here are some of the tweets from Pakistan’s prominent personalities as well:-

Well done Sharmeen, keep making Pakistan proud!

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