The Elephant Whisperers tells the story of an indigenous couple named Bomman and Bellie who are entrusted with an orphaned baby Indian elephant named Raghu. They take great pains to ensure that the fragile, injured infant survives and grows to be a healthy juvenile. A strong bond develops between the couple and the elephant. They adopt another elephant Ammukutty and eventually have to give up Raghu. Set in the Mudumalai National Park in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India, the documentary also highlights the natural beauty of the location. It explores the life of the tribal people in harmony with nature.
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - 17:30