The 95th Academy Awards’ Best Documentary Short Subject went to The Elephant Whisperers, directed by Kartiki Gonsalves and produced by Guneet Monga. The Elephant Whisperers made history as it was the first Indian film to win an Oscar in this category.
The Elephant Whisperers is a story of an orphaned elephant calf named Raghu who is cared for by an indigenous couple named Bomman and Belli in the Mudumalai National Park. The documentary highlights their growing friendship and the surrounding area’s stunning natural splendour.
During the 95th Academy Awards, the RRR song “Naatu Naatu” received the Oscar for Best Original Song. The song was written by MM Keeravani, with lyrics by Chandrabose and vocals by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava. It was released in March 2022 and quickly rose to enormous popularity.
People from different injuries and various parts of the country congratulated teams on RRR and Elephant Whisperers for bringing pride home.