Prime Minister congratulates India’s win at the Oscars
March 13, 2023
Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the entire team of ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ and ‘RRR’ for winning at the 95th Oscar Awards in their respective categories. The 95th Oscar Award took place on 13th March 2023 at The Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, USA.
The Prime Minister retweeted the Academy’s official tweets congratulating the Indian winners.
Documentary Film maker, Kartiki Gonsalves, and producer, Guneet Monga, won the Oscar for their short film ‘The Elephant Whisperers’. The film was applauded in the ‘Best Documentary Short Film’ category. The film is based on the lives of Bomman and Billie, a couple from the Kattunayakan tribe who devote their lives to the care of an orphaned baby elephant.
The second Oscar was awarded to the Indian musical composer, M.M Keeravani, and Lyricist, Chandrabose for their song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from the movie RRR. The song won the honour in the ‘Best Original Song category'. The feature film is based on the life of a fearless revolutionary.