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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Oscar winners Guneet Monga and Kartiki Gonsalves; hails The Elephant Whisperers’ team

en Bollywood News Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Oscar winners Guneet Monga and Kartiki Gonsalves; hails The Elephant Whisperers’ team

Congratulating the team of The Elephant Whisperers, the official Twitter account of PM Modi shared photos with Guneet Monga and Kartiki as they held their trophies.

Guneet Monga and Kartiki Gonsalves’ The Elephant Whisperers brought home Oscar for Best Documentary Short Film at the 95th Academy Awards earlier this month. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken to his official Twitter account to celebrate the history-making accolades. Now, he met the team of the documentary to congratulate them on their victory.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Oscar winners Guneet Monga and Kartiki Gonsalves; hails The Elephant Whisperers’ team

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Oscar winners Guneet Monga and Kartiki Gonsalves; hails The Elephant Whisperers’ team

Congratulating the team of The Elephant Whisperers, the official Twitter account of PM Modi shared photos with Guneet Monga and Kartiki as they held their trophies. “The cinematic brilliance and success of ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ has drawn global attention as well as acclaim. Today, I had the opportunity to meet the brilliant team associated with it. They have made India very proud,” Modi said in a tweet.

Guneet responded by saying, “Honourable PM @narendramodi Sir, we are truly honoured to have met you today and share with you the Oscar that India has won for ‘The Elephant Whisperers’. Grateful for your appreciation for this cherished moment for @sikhyaent.”

The Elephant Whisperers is a heartwarming story of an indigenous couple who have been given an orphaned elephant, Raghu to look after. The story follows the couple's journey as they relentlessly work to ensure Raghu’s recovery and survival. The short documentary beautifully stitches the tale of how the couple falls in love with the majestic creature over the course of time. Set against the background of life in the wild spaces of South India The Elephant Whisperers highlights the beauty of exotic wildlife, unforgettable wild spaces, and the people and animals who share this space.

ALSO READ: Oscars 2023: Guneet Monga on Academy Award win for The Elephant Whisperers: ‘To women who want to tell stories, the future of cinema is audacious, the future is here’


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