Oscars: India’s official entry to the Oscars, Guneet Monga’s ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Film.
Not only that, Deepika Padukone is one of the presenters at Oscars 2023.
The 40-minute documentary follows two members of India’s Kattunayakan tribe as they care for an abandoned baby elephant named Raghu.
The other four nominees in the category were Haulout, The Martha Mitchell Effect, Stranger At The Gate, and How Do You Measure A Year?
The Oscars are being hosted by Jimmy Kimmel (for the third time) at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Winners so far include Ke Huy Quan – Best Supporting actor for Everything Everywhere All at Once and Jamie Lee Curtis for Best Supporting Actress.
India is having an Oscar moment this year – in addition to The Elephant Whisperers, the globally viral Naatu Naatu from SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster RRR is nominated for Best Original Song