Oscars 2023: Guneet Monga Speaks on Winning The Trophy For India With ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ | Exclusive2 min read
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Oscars 2023: Guneet Monga Speaks on The Elephant Whisperers’ Chances of Winning In an Exclusive Interview With india.com.
Oscars 2023 Guneet Monga Speaks on Winning The Trophy For India With ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ Exclusive (Photo Created by Gaurav Gautam for india.com)
This is a particular yr for India and lovers of Indian cinema all around the world. The nation has obtained three proud nominations at Oscars 2023 and we’re undoubtedly bringing many trophies again dwelling very quickly. At least, that’s what producer Guneet Monga believes who’s as soon as once more representing the nation on the Academy Awards. This time, along with her documentary – The Elephant Whisperers.
The documentary, directed by Kartiki Gonsalves, is obtainable on Netflix and has been nominated on the ninety fifth Oscar Awards within the ‘Best Short Film’ class. While chatting with india.com in a zoom interview, Guneet expressed her pleasure for placing India on a worldwide map as soon as once more. She stated greater than the trophy, it’s the journey that issues to her. The producer, who earlier received an Oscar for producing the documentary ‘Period. End of Sentence‘, stated, “We are very grateful for the journey. It’s always about the journey. We are very grateful for Netflix. We honestly feel like it’s putting up a hoarding on the moon with having your film on Netflix because the whole world can watch it in 190 countries. They can experience the story of ‘The Elephant Whisperers‘ which is a tribal story in South India.”
Guneet added that no matter is going on now with the Oscar fame is all additional as a result of they by no means thought of it. “Oscar nominations are beyond our dreams. I just want to say that we were already very happy. We have been on this journey for over five years and I have found a friend for life, a collaborator for life in Kartiki. If Oscar happens, bring them on. We are ready!” she stated.
Apart from Netflix’s The Elephant Whisperers, SS Rajamouli’s RRR has been nominated within the ‘Best Original Song’ class for ‘Naatu Naatu’ and Shaunak Sen’s All That Breathes within the ‘Best Documentary Feature Film’ class. The awards ceremony will happen on March 12 in Los Angeles.
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Published Date: January 31, 2023 2:31 PM IST