Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
|Education||Lady Shri Ram College for Women|
Jamia Millia Islamia|
SOAS, University of London
|Occupation||Film director and Screenwriter|
|Notable work||Zinda Bhaag|
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.
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. 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 at 86th Academy Awards however was out of the competition for the final race. 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.
|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|
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