The year 2023 was a historic year for the country. This year something happened which could not happen until today. India got not one but two Oscars this year. Karthik Gonsalves’ short film The Elephant Whispers won India’s first Oscar. The real heroes of this film are Bomman and Bellie. Both were much talked about after the Oscars and both got a lot of attention. But it seems that Bomman and Bellie are not happy with the documentary’s director. That is why he has issued a legal notice against Karthiki and demanded Rs 2 crore.
Financial assistance sought
As for Bomman and Bellie, they have sent a legal notice against Oscar-winning director Karthik Gozalives, saying in their statement that they have sought to provide him with a furnished house, as well as other financial assistance, but nothing has been provided to him till date. Social activist and lawyer Parveen Raj, who claims to have known Bomman and Bellie for a long time, has also presented his case on behalf of both.
Parveen said while talking to PTI that Bomman and Bellie, the caretakers of the elephant, are very disappointed with the film’s director Karthik. While making the film, Karthiki claimed that he would support the two financially and also help Bailey’s granddaughter in her studies. But now the director has refused to give a single share of the earnings made by the film.
A statement came out from Karthik’s team
Parveen said that Bomman and Bellie were hoping that the director would help them but there was no positive response from him. Kartiki doesn’t even receive Boman’s phone anymore. Let us tell you that there has been a reaction from Karthik’s team. The team believes that he respects Bowman and Bailey but the allegations made by him are completely false. Now it remains to be seen how Bomman and Bellie react to this.
What is the story of the film?
Talking about the story of the film, it shows the story of Bomman and Bellie. They raise and live with an elephant named Raghu. This is an animal sensitive short film and it shows how alert and sensitive humans need to be towards animals. The film promotes animal awareness and has now made history by winning an Oscar. You can watch this movie on Netflix.