Pakistani animated TV Series Burka Avenger has been nominated for Emmy Kids Awards under the animated films category. Burka Avenger hence becomes the first every animated film from Pakistan to be nominated for the prestigious film awards. The series uses tagline “Don’t Mess With the Lady in Black”.
The TV series is about a superwoman who wears a burka (veil in Urdu). The series was directed by famous Pakistani artist Haroon.
Burka Avenger has already won a number of national and international awards.
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Burka Avenger TV Series Details:
Genre:Action/Comedy, Superhero, Edutainment
Created by: Haroon
Written by: Adi Abdurab, Arslan Naseer, Ghaniah Ejaz, Haroon
Directed by:Haroon, Uzair Zaheer Khan
Creative Director: Yousaf Ejaz
Voices:Ainy Jaffri, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Anum Zaidi, Amjad Chaudhary, Sara Rubab, Adi Abdurab, Johnathan Nawaz
Theme music composer:Haroon
Country of origin:Pakistan
Original language: Urdu
No. of seasons: 1
No. of episodes:13
Original airing:28 July 2013
Burka Avenger Awards:
International Emmy Kids Award (Category: Animation) Nominee – Winner TBA
Winner of the Peabody Award
Winner of the Gender Equity Prize at the Prix Jeunesse International Film Festival
Named by Time Magazine as one of the most influential fictional characters of 2013
Rising Star Award (Category: Animation) at Canada International Film Festival
Nominated for Best TV Show at Asian Media Awards – Winner TBA