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India has just scored a big win at the Oscars. Netflix’s The Elephant Whisperers directed by Kartiki Gonsalves and produced by Guneet Monga and has won Best Short Documentary Subject at the 95th Academy Awards. The other four nominees in the category were Haulout, The Martha Mitchell Effect, Stranger At The Gate, a How Do You Measure a Year?
This documentary marks the directorial debut of Kartiki Gonsalves. The documentary is produced by Guneet Monga and Achin Jain under the banner of Sikhya Entertainment.
Earlier, producer Guneet Monga on The Elephant Whisperers receiving an Oscar nomination said, “It is an honor to see The Elephant Whisperers reach the global stage with the 95th Oscar nomination as an Indian producer and filmmaker. It’s amazing to see how far our short documentary of the quaint town of Ooty has come. A true testament to the wonders that support from amazing platforms like Netflix can do. This is your soul and your story Kartiki Gonsalves, thank you for choosing us! We are delighted that this year there are three nominations from India across categories at the Academy Awards and they are loved and watched around the world. My tireless team at Sikhya Entertainment, Achin Jain and an amazing India full of colors and wonderful stories – here’s to you.”