In 95th Academy Awards ceremony, India’s ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ won an Oscar in the Best Documentary Short Film category.
This 41 minutes short documentary movie of filmmaker Kartiki Gonsalves and producer Guneet Monga explores the bond between Raghu, an orphaned baby elephant, and his caretakers.
As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is currently announcing the recipients of its honours this year at the 95th edition of the Academy Awards. The hit Indian film ‘RRR’ is up for its first Academy Award.
The film’s song ‘Naatu Naatu’ recently won the Critics Choice Award and also Golden Globe Award, and is now nominated for an Oscar.
The song is competing against Applause from the film Tell It Like A Woman, Hold My Hand from the movie Top Gun: Maverick, Lift me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and This Is Life, from Everything, Everywhere All At Once.
Not just Naatu Naatu, two Indian documentaries also made it to the nominations this year – Shaunak Sens All That Breathes and Kartiki Gonsalves The Elephant Whisperers.