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PM Modi celebrates RRR & The Elephant Whisperers win at Oscars

The Prime Minister took a moment to congratulate the Oscar winners.

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Team RRR, Narendra Modi and Guneet Monga

India is celebrating today in all ways possible as we bagged two prestigious Oscar glory. The internet has been flooded with thousands of congratulatory messages for team RRR and Guneet Monga. Well now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated music director M.M. Keeravani and lyricist Chandra Bose after their song "Naatu! Naatu!" from the Telugu film "RRR" won the prestigious Oscar award.

Modi ji also congratulated the team of documentary film "The Elephant Whisperers" for winning the Oscar in the "Best Documentary Short Film" category. Congratulating the team RRR, Modi ji wrote, "Exceptional! The popularity of 'Naatu Naatu' is global. It will be a song that will be remembered for years to come. Congratulations to @mmkeeravaani, @boselyricist and the entire team for this prestigious honour," Modi tweeted after "Naatu! Naatu!" 

He further added that the country is "elated and proud" of their achievement. The Prime Minister also wished producer Guneet Monga and her team for their documentary "The Elephant Whisperers" winning the Oscar award. The PM tweeted saying, "Congratulations to @EarthSpectrum, @guneetm and the entire team of 'The Elephant Whisperers' for this honour. Their work wonderfully highlights the importance of sustainable development and living in harmony with nature."

For the unversed, this is the first time that two Indian productions have won the Oscar awards. The 95th Academy awards function was held earlier in the day in Los Angeles. 

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