Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Is One of the 18 Best Film Directors in Asia

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Is One of the 18 Best Film Directors in Asia

Oscar-winning Pakistani filmmaker and social activist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has bagged another award. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has been included in the list of 18 best directors in Asia who have played a significant role in the film industry.

The list, released by Hong Kong's Lifestyle Magazine, includes 18 Asian directors.

The magazine has written about Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy that who has won many awards, he is a journalist, social worker, and filmmaker. It was further said that Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is known for highlighting the issues faced by women and she has won 2 Academy Awards, 6 Emmy Awards, and one Knight International Journalism Award.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy was said to have been awarded the Hilal-e-Imtiaz by the government of Pakistan in 2012 and was included in Time magazine's list of the world's 100 most influential people in the same year. Her award-winning documentaries include Saving Fees and A Girl in the River.

Here is a list of 18 Asian directors, including Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.

01. Bong Joon Ho - South Korea

 
 
 
 
 
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02. Hirokazu Kore Eda – Japan

 
 
 
 
 
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03. Naomi Kawase – Japan

 
 
 
 
 
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04. Hayao, Miyazaki – Japan

 
 
 
 
 
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05. Li Chang-Dong - South Korea

 
 
 
 
 
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06. Park Chan-Wook - South Korea

 
 
 
 
 
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07. Antoinette Jadaone – Philippines

 
 
 
 
 
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08. Ann Hui - Hong Kong

 
 
 
 
 
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09. Wong Kar-wai - Hong Kong

 
 
 
 
 
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10. Yim Soon-rye - Hong Kong

 
 
 
 
 
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11. Lav Diaz – Philippines

 
 
 
 
 
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12. Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Taiwan

 
 
 
 
 
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13. Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand

 
 
 
 
 
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14. Garin Nugroho, Indonesia

 
 
 
 
 
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15 Eric Khoo – Singapore

 
 
 
 
 
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16. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Pakistan

 
 
 
 
 
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17. Tsai Ming-Liang, Taiwan

 
 
 
 
 
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18. Aparna Sen, India

 
 
 
 
 
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