The Elephant Whisperers, a Netflix documentary short by Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga, has won the 95th Academy Awards’ Best Documentary Short category.
The film was competing against Haulout, The Martha Mitchell Effect, Stranger At The Gate, and How Do You Measure A Year, the other four nominees in this category.
The Elephant Whisperers, set in the Mudumalai National Park, tells the story of an orphaned elephant calf named Raghu in the care of Bomman and Belli, an indigenous couple. The documentary highlights both the surrounding natural beauty and the relationship that grows between them. In December 2022, The Elephant Whisperers was made available on Netflix for viewers.
Get ready for a wild ride! India is having a blast with their Oscar nominations this year!
Alongside the heart-racing Elephant Whisperers, the most viral song of the year “Naatu Naatu” from SS Rajamouli’s epic movie RRR is up for Best Original Song.
Not to mention, the awe-inspiring documentary features All That Breathes, directed by Shaunak Sen, has also made it to the nominations list.
The competition was fierce, but the victory goes to Navalny. As if that wasn’t enough excitement, Indian beauty, Deepika Padukone, lights up the stage as she joins the glamorous Persis Khambatta and Priyanka Chopra to attend the Oscars.
With her captivating presence, Deepika introduces the electrifying live performance of Naatu Naatu, leaving the crowd breathless. India is having a moment, and it’s impossible not to feel the adrenaline pumping!