Film producer Guneet Monga, whose production ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ bagged the Oscar for Best Documentary Short at the 95th Academy Awards in March this year, feels that a sturdy distribution network is the sledgehammer that helps one crack the unsurmountable walls of the Oscars.
We have seen “RRR (Rise, Roar, Revolt)” – all three hours and seven minutes of it – in a single Netflix binge last year. Previously we were told about the outlandish special effects, and a dance tune that everybody was raving about. We were ready for, maybe, ten minutes of a quick browse before moving on. Lo and behold, we were at the end and did not realize where these hours went.
Cutting a dashing figure in a three-piece pinstripe suit Shashi Kapoor stood in the large porch of a famous bungalow in Bombay’s Juhu area. His right hand was in the pocket of his pleated trousers and left dangling from a lower pocket of his fully buttoned-up vest. The only detail missing was a retinue of obsequious servants. In the city’s polyester humidity Kapoor did not seem to be breaking into a sweat.
After ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ received an Oscar at the Academy Awards, former environment minister Jairam Ramesh hoped that it may force the government to rethink about amending Wildlife Act.
The Oscar-winning short documentary ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ was shot in the Theppakadu Elephant Camp at the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in the Nilgiri Mountains in Tamil Nadu.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated music director M.M. Keeravaani and lyricist Chandra Bose after their song “Naatu! Naatu!” from the Telugu film “RRR” won the prestigious Oscar award. Modi also congratulated the team of documentary film “The Elephant Whisperers” for winning the Oscar in the “Best Documentary Short Film” category.
India created history at the just concluded 95th edition of the Academy Awards as ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ clinched the Oscar for the Best Documentary Short Film. The film’s producer Guneet Monga has reacted to her film’s big win.
The Telugu film industry, or Tollywood, is celebrating the historic achievement of SS Rajamouli’s epic movie ‘RRR’ at the 95th Academy Awards. Several Telugu film stars and celebrities conveyed their compliments to the ‘RRR’ team Monday after the Oscar award for Best Original Song category was announced.
‘Naatu Naatu’ picturised on Ram Charan and NTR Jr from the film ‘RRR’ made India proud again as it won the Best Original Song at the 95th Academy Awards. Music composer M.M. Keeravaani said on receiving the honour: “Thank you Academy. I grew up listening to The Carpenters… and here I am at the Oscars. There was only one wish on my mind… So was Rajamouli’s and my family… ‘RRR’, pride of every Indian. Thank you.”