She was accompanied with her plastic surgeon Dr Subhodh Kumar Singh. They landed with loads of memories from Oscar ceremony. Pinki was holding a replica of the coveted statuette as media persons clicked photos of her.
"It was a great feeling and I feel like a proud Indian to go to the Oscars and win one, " expressed Dr Subodh Kumar expressed.
Dr Subodh Kumar has given back a normal life for many cleft-lipped children like Pinki through his corrective surgery.
The story of a girl born with a cleft lip has won the Oscar award in the short documentary feature category. Smile Pinki tells the story of eight-year-old Pinki's journey from being a social outcast in her village to her acceptance by society.