TN CM MK Stalin praises The Elephant Whisperers caretakers on Oscar win, points money prizes

The Elephant Whisperers picked up the Oscar for Finest Documentary Quick on Monday on the ninety fifth Academy Awards. On Wednesday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin met the caretaker couple Bomman and Bellie who’re additionally the main focus of the documentary together with younger elephants Raghu and Ammu. The Tamil Nadu authorities additionally introduced a number of money prizes for the all 91 caretakers on the elephant camps within the state, in addition to new upgrades for the ability. (Additionally learn: Shah Rukh Khan sends big hug to The Elephant Whisperers and RRR teams for Oscar wins: ‘Truly inspirational’)

MK Stalin met up with The Elephant Whisperers’ Bomman and Bellie who’ve been taking good care of orphaned elephant calves on the state’s camp. The Chief Minister was seen in a collection of pictures with the couple as he handed them shawls, trophies and cheques for his or her dedication with the elephants.

A tweet from the information company ANI additionally acknowledged that money prizes from the CM Reduction Fund could be allotted for the all the opposite elephant caretakers and cash could be put aside for brand spanking new services. “TN Govt proclaims 1 lakh every from CM Reduction Fund for all 91 elephant caretakers within the 2 camps within the state, as a token of appreciation. Additionally allots 9.1 cr to construct properties for mahouts. 5 cr allotted to develop ‘Elephant Camp’ in Anamalai Tiger Reserve.” One other tweet additionally revealed {that a} new elephant camp with fundamental services could be constructed at Coimbatore Chavadi at the price of 8 crore.

The Elephant Whisperers was directed by Kartiki Gonsalves and produced by Guneet Monga of Sikhya Leisure. Kartiki and Guneet went on stage to simply accept the award. The director additionally thanked Bomman and Bellie, who belong to the Kattunayakar tribe, in her speech.

In a press release, the first-time filmmaker Kartiki had shared, “The documentary allowed me to discuss the sacred bond between us and our pure world- for the respect of indigenous communities and the empathy in direction of different residing beings we share our area with. And eventually for co-existence. Thanks to the Academy for recognizing our movie, highlighting indigenous folks and animals, to Netflix for believing within the energy of this movie, to Bomman & Bellie for sharing their sacred knowledge and at last, to Guneet my Producer, Sikhya Leisure, and my total group.”

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