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The Breadwinner's Saara Chaudry on voicing her childhood hero

Actor Saara Chaudry is the voice of Parvana in Angelina Jolie's animated film adaptation of The Breadwinner. She and producer Andrew Rosen talk about the film.
The Breadwinner producer Andrew Rosen and actor Saara Chaudry with Tom Power in the q studio in Toronto, Ont. (Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

As a young child Saara Chaudry was inspired by the story of Parvana, a brave young Afghani girl and heroine of the bestselling children's book, The Breadwinner. Fast forward a few years and Chaudry lands the role of voicing Parvana in Angelina Jolie's animated film adaptation of the story. Chaudry and producer Andrew Rosen sit down with Tom Power to talk about making the Oscar-nominated feature and what it was like for her to embody one of her childhood heroes.

Produced by Tayo Bero


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