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October 31, 2014

‘Burka Avenger’ bags Asian Media Award

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AFP
October 31, 2014

KARACHI: Burka Avenger, Pakistan’s pioneer 3D Animated TV series, won the Best TV Show at the Second Asian Media Awards on October 28.
The winners were announced at the awards ceremony in Manchester, UK, attended by journalists, actors, presenters and marketing professionals from across the world.
Established in 2013, the Asian Media Awards showcases the very best talent working in the Asian media and those working in the mainstream media. As well as rewarding new and emerging talent, the awards recognised the achievements of the pioneers within the media industry.
The creator of Burka Avenger, Haroon, received the award.It is pertinent to mention here that at first, Geo Tez telecast this cartoon series. Later on, it was presented on Geo Kahani as well.
Just recently, on the occasion of World Polio Day, Burka Avenger raised awareness against this disease by producing a new animated film in which the viewers were encouraged to administer polio drops to children.