Video Shows Guneet Monga Didn’t Get A Chance To Speak On Oscar Stage But Men After Her Did

Indian film producer Guneet Monga and director Kartiki Gonsalves scripted history when they won an Oscar for ‘The Elephant Whisperers‘ in the ‘Best Documentary Short Film’ category at the 95th Academy Awards.

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These two Indian women went up the coveted stage to receive their dream award. And as customary, the winners are given a moment with the mic to address the gathering and express their feelings about the win.

While Kartiki took 43 seconds to deliver her touching speech, Guneet, unfortunately, didn’t get the chance to speak her mind because the Oscar music, hinting her to leave the stage, was immediately played.

After Kartiki finished her speech, an excited and overwhelmed Guneet was ready with her speech on her phone. But, she didn’t get a chance to speak.

Watch this video till the end to see what we mean.

However, just after them, the animated film ‘The Boy, The Mole, The Fox, and The Horse’ won an award, and both the British filmmakers of the movie took their sweet time on the stage.

This biased treatment by the Academy was called out by a Twitter user. In the video, a man pointed out how Guneet wasn’t allowed a couple of seconds on the stage while the two British men spoke for minutes.

In fact, he wasn’t the only person who was irked by this behavior. People online also spotted this discrimination and called out the organizers for treating both parties differently.

Later, when Guneet got hold of the mic after the event, she gave a beautiful and inspiring speech that needed a moment up there.

Why so discriminatory towards Indians, Academy?

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