It was a moment of joy and pride for the team of The Elephant Whispers as they were felicitated by the team of Chennai Super Kings at a function. M S Dhoni He even presented personalized CSK jerseys to The Elephant Whispers couple Boman and Bailey along with filmmaker Karthik Gonsalves at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.
The team shared pictures from the event and wrote in the caption, “A roar of applause for the team that won our hearts! It’s great to host Boman, Bailey and filmmaker Kartiki Gonsalves!” Netizens hailed this gesture of appreciation.
One user wrote, “How selfless are our kings!”
Another wrote, “The man, the myth, the legend. The most down-to-earth guy ever.”
In a special felicitation ceremony, CSK owner Roopa Gurunath and CEO KS Viswanathan will hand over a memento and present a check to the Mudumalai Tiger Conservation Foundation for the welfare of elephants. Viswanathan also acknowledges that conservation of Asian elephants is the need of the hour, and is prepared to cover Bomman and Bailey’s living expenses so that they can continue their work in the field of elephant care.
From Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin to PM Narendra Modi, Boman and Bailey have been honored multiple times, while Kartikeya Gonsalves and producer Guneet Monga have also received multiple awards as The Elephant Whispers became the first Indian film to win an Oscar.
The Elephant Whispers brought laurels to the country after this documentary won the Oscar for Best Documentary. Shot in the picturesque Mudumalai National Park on the border of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the story revolves around the everyday lives of Bomman and Bailey, an indigenous couple from the Kattunayakan tribe who dedicate themselves to protecting an orphaned elephant named Raghu We do. from predators and their care.