Pakistani-born Ali Kazmi and Mehr Jafari’s film nominated for Oscar award
Pakistani-Canadian actor Ali Kazmi and actress Mehr Jafari’s film ‘Funny Boy’ has been nominated for an Oscar Award 2021.
According to details, actor Ali Kazmi and actress Mehr Jaffery’s film Fanny Boy has been formally nominated by Canada for the 93rd Academy Awards.
It should be noted that the director of the film Fanny Boy is Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta who has made films known as Earth, Fire and Water in the past.
The story of the film is based on a novel of the same name by Shyam Salvadorai which was published in 1994. The novel and film is based on the story of a boy against the backdrop of Tamil and Sinhalese tensions in Sri Lanka.