Meenu Gaur is co-writer and director of ‘Zinda Bhaag’, Pakistan’s entry to the Oscars after a gap of fifty years. She completed her PhD in Film and Media Studies from the University of London in 2010 and is the co-editor of the book ‘Indian Mass Media and the Politics of Change’, published by Routledge 2011 and distributed by OUP Pakistan. She is also the co-director of the award winning documentary film, ‘Paradise On a River of Hell’. She is presently working on her second feature film and a documentary film on Karachi titled ‘Tasting the Secret: Karachi’ supported by the Jan Vrijman Fund, I am Karachi campaign and Göteborg Film Fund. Her films have been released theatrically in various countries like USA, UAE and Pakistan and screened extensively in major International film festivals, International Universities, and on Indian and Pakistani television. Her films have been included in academic courses and discussed in academic books and journals.