Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is a well-known Pakistani filmmaker, and she’s well-known for making pictures that break the mold. Throughout her journalistic career, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has been an outspoken advocate for ending domestic violence, empowering women, and other causes close to her heart. The director has won a slew of accolades, both locally and internationally. In 2012, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy won the Lux Style Award for her impeccable fashion sense.
Just now, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy handed in her LSA. Since she announced it on Instagram. She claims she has always spoken out against domestic violence and that she cannot remain silent when an abuser is up for an award. She declared her intention to return the honor. The Instagram post she made was quite lengthy. Take a peek at what she has written.
It’s worth noting that the nominees for the Lux Style Awards, which honors fashion and style, were only announced today, and that Feroze Khan was included on the list of key lead actors. The LSA nominations were delayed this year.
Others praised her choice, but pointed out the hypocrisy they perceive. Instagram users have spoken out against domestic violence, but they admit that this topic is fraught with tension.