Meenu Gaur

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Meenu Gaur
Born
Meenu Gaur

ResidenceLondon, UK
EducationLady Shri Ram College for Women
Alma materJamia Millia Islamia
SOAS, University of London
OccupationFilm director and Screenwriter
Years active2007-present
Notable work
Zinda Bhaag
Spouse(s)Mazhar Zaidi

Meenu Gaur is a London-based Indian director and screenwriter. She is best known for her 2013 Pakistani film Zinda Bhaag which she co-directed with Farjab Nabi. Zinda Bhaag earned her a critical recognition worldwide.

Zinda Bhaag[edit]

In 2013 Meenu co-directed a Pakistani film Zinda Bhaag, under the film production company Matteela Films which earned her a critical acclaimed and recognition in film world. Meenu got immense praise from Pakistani film directors and critics for putting forward the Pakistani cinema into limelight again.[1] Zinda Bhaag became one of the highest-grossing of Pakistan and has won many accolades and recognition including an official selection for Best Foreign Language Film[2][3] at 86th Academy Awards however was out of the competition for the final race.[4] Zinda Bhaag was only the third Pakistani film in 50 years to get recognition at the Oscars, after 1959's The Day Shall Dawn and 1963's The Veil.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Notes
2013 Zinda Bhaag Won: ARY Film Award for Best Story (shared with Farjad Nabi)
Nom: ARY Film Award for Best Director (nom with Farjad Nabi)
2018 Saat Din Mohabbat In

References[edit]

  1. ^ Panaji (28 November 2013). "Pak Directors Congratulate Meenu for her Success". Business Standard. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Pakistan sends official entry to Oscars after 50 years". Arab News. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  3. ^ "The Pakistani Academy Selection committee nominates Zinda Bhaag for Oscar consideration". Apnahub. Retrieved 2013-09-13.
  4. ^ "Pakistani film 'Zinda Bhaag' out of Oscar race". Tribune. 21 December 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.

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