Oscars 2023: India’s 'The Elephant Whisperers' wins 'Best Documentary Short' film

Guneet and Kartiki received the Oscar Award in the USA

By Bhavana  Published on  13 March 2023 3:06 AM GMT
Oscars 2023: India’s The Elephant Whisperers wins Best Documentary Short film

From Left: Kartiki Gonslaves, and Guneet Monga at the Oscar Awards 2023 in the USA.

Hyderabad: The Elephant Whisperers, which was India's official nomination in the Best Documentary Short category, won the Oscar. Directed by Kartiki Gonslaves and produced by Guneet Monga.

Guneet and Kartiki attended the Oscar Award evening in the USA to receive the award and it was a visual delight to watch them take over the stage to receive the award.

Director Kartiki Gonslaves thanked Guneet for supporting her idea and how it is important to protect nature which shares a special bond. At the end of her short speech, she thanked her motherland India.

The Elephant Whisperers follows the bond that develops between an indigenous couple and an orphaned baby elephant, Raghu, who was entrusted to their care. Set in the Mudumalai National Park in South India, the documentary also highlights the natural beauty of the location. It explores the life of the tribal people in harmony with nature.

The Elephant Whisperers is streaming on Netflix.

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