Kartiki Gonsalves The Elephant Whisperers has made history by winning the Best Documentary Short Award at the 95th Academy Awards. The film which not only won the Oscars 95 but also million Indian hearts and cheers from Indian Film community. The movie is produced by Guneet Monga and Achin Jain of Sikhya Entertainment, and directed by Kartiki .
The Elephant Whisperers outshined and beat 4 other films in the category, making it the first Indian production to win an Oscar in this category.
The documentary is about a family that adopts two orphan baby elephants in Tamil Nadu’s Mudumalai Tiger Reserve. It showcases the bond between the elephants and their caretakers, highlighting the importance of conservation and protection of animals and indigenous communities.
During the award ceremony, Kartiki Gonsalves thanked the Academy, Guneet Monga, and her family before dedicating the win to her “motherland India.” She emphasized the importance of coexistence and respect for the natural world.
Kartiki Gonsalves makes Indian Film industry proud with Oscar win for The Elephant Whisperers
Indian Twitter users shared their excitement and congratulations for the film, with many expressing pride in India’s film industry. The Elephant Whisperers is a powerful and impactful documentary that emphasizes the need to respect and protect the natural world and coexist with other living beings. It is a must-watch for everyone who believes in the power of storytelling and the importance of conservation.
Gonsalves thanked the Academy, the producer of the short, Guneet Monga, and her family before dedicating the win to her “motherland India.” She added, “Thank you to the Academy for recognizing our film, highlighting indigenous people and animals. To Netflix for believing in the power of this. To Bomman and Belli for sharing their sacred tribal wisdom. To Guneet, my producer. To my entire team and finally, to my mother, father and sister who are up there somewhere and you are the center of my universe, to my motherland India.”
The Elephant Whisperers is a powerful and impactful documentary that highlights the importance of conservation and protection of animals and indigenous communities. It showcases how coexistence is possible, and the bond between humans and animals can be unbreakable.
Indian Twitter users also shared their excitement and congratulations for the film. A user tweeted, “Congratulations to the entire team of The Elephant Whisperers for bringing the Oscar to India. A proud moment for all of us.” Another user wrote, “India’s film industry is breaking barriers and reaching new heights. Congratulations to Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga for bringing the Oscar to India again. Your work is truly inspiring.”
The Elephant Whisperers is a must-watch for everyone who believes in the power of storytelling and the importance of conservation. It is a reminder that we need to respect and protect our natural world and coexist with other living beings to create a sustainable and harmonious future.