Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy will direct a tv series on the first Muslim female superhero
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is a Pakistani Canadian journalist and also a filmmaker. She was born on 12 November 1978 in Karachi. She returned to Pakistan in 2002 and began her career as a filmmaker. She made two films and won awards in 2003/2004 while she was a graduate student at Stanford University. Sharmeen Obaid won 2 Academy Awards, 7 Emmy Awards, and one Knight International Award. In 2012, the government of Pakistan awarded him Hilaal-e-Imtiaz. On May 22, 2015, Wadi Animations released Pakistan’s first animated film 3 Bahadur, directed by Sharmeen Obaid. The heroes of this film Amna, Kamal, and Saadi were seen on 50 screens of Pakistan.
3 Bahadur is Pakistan’s highest-grossing film. The film grossed Rs 6.5 million. Time magazine has included her in the list of 100 most influential people in the world.
Marvel Studios is making a TV series on its first Muslim superhero, Miss Marvel, which will be directed by renowned Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid. However, three other well-known directors will also be directing the TV series, including Adeel Al-Arabi, Bilal Falah, and Indian-American Meera Menon. The TV series will be aired on Disney Plus. The role of Miss Marvel was created by Marvel editor and director Sana Amanat as a co-creator in 2014. Miss Marvel is a 16-year old Pakistani-American Muslim girl named Kamala Khan who lives in New Jersey, USA. This character has the ability to change her appearance. This is the first Muslim character on which a comic book series has been made.
The role of Miss Marvel “Kamala Khan” was introduced in 2014 and in 2015 the series won the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story. Marvel Studios is looking for a lead role for Miss Marvel and the studio is looking for a girl for the role of Kamala Khan who is a Pakistani-American and raised in the United States. The TV series will air in 2022.