Kartiki Gonslaves And Guneet Monga's 'The Elephant Whisperers' Bags The Academy Award

Kartiki Gonslaves And Guneet Monga's 'The Elephant Whisperers' Bags The Academy Award

During the 95th Academy Awards, two of the three Indian nominees that were announced as winners. The Elephant Whisperers, a documentary from India, took home the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Film. The movie, which Kartiki Gonsalves produced and directed, was nominated with Stranger At The Gate, Haulout, The Martha Mitchell Effect, and How Do You Measure A Year? This is the first Indian movie to receive this award from the Academy. Bomman and Belli, an indigenous couple, are entrusted with caring for Raghu, an orphaned young elephant, in the novel The Elephant Whisperers. It takes place at Tamil Nadu's Mudumalai National Park. Monga announced her victory on Twitter and said she was "still shivering." In December of last year, The Elephant Whisperers was made available on Netflix. Shaunak Sen's All That Breathes, which was nominated for Best Documentary Feature Film, was the third Indian film to receive a nomination this year. The Netflix documentary, which was directed by Kartiki Gonsalves, won the award against Haulout, How Do You Measure a Year, The Martha Mitchell Effect, and Stranger at the Gate. In the movie The Elephant Whisperers, two abandoned elephants and their keepers form an unbreakable friendship. Producing credit for it goes to Sikhya Entertainment's Guneet Monga and Achin Jain. Gonsalves dedicated the prize to her family and her native India in her acceptance speech. Smiling Pinki and Period, two previous entrants, were both based in India. The Best Documentary Short Oscar went to End Of Sentence. Period's executive producer was Monga.

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