The results of 95th Academy Awards are out, and the best documentary trophy goes to The Elephant Whisperers, and expressing his excitement over the win, superstar Vijay Deverakonda wishes the entire team of the docu-film.
The Elephant Whisperers is a Tamil short documentary film directed by documentary filmmaker Kartiki Gonsalves in her directorial debut. The documentary is about the bond that develops between a couple and an orphaned baby elephant, Raghu, who was entrusted to their care. Produced by Guneet Monga under Sikhya Entertainment, it won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Film at the 95th Academy Awards.
Sharing the news about the win, Guneet Monga took to her social media and shared, “Tonight is historic as this is the first ever Oscar for an Indian production. Thank you Mom Dad Guruji Shukrana, To my Co-Producer Achin Jain, Team Sikhya, Netlflix, Aloke, Sarafina, WME Bash Sanjana. My lovely Husband Sunny. Kartiki for bringing & weaving this story, To all the women watching….The future is audacious and the future is here, Let’s go! Jai hind #theelephantwhisperers”
Congratulating the entire team, Vijay Deverakonda tweeted, “#ElephantWhisperers - Best Documentary. All our love and congratulations to the entire team and the people behind this beautiful documentary, India’s storytellers taking huge steps! Powerful”
On the work front, Vijay is currently busy wrapping Kushi, written and directed by Shiva Nirvana. Produced by Mythri Movie Makers, it also stars Samantha Ruth Prabhu.