The World's Most Famous Tiger
Director : S Nallamuthu
Country : India
Duration : 45 min
Machli, the legendary Tiger Queen of Ranthambhore National Park in Western India was known for her fierce determination, bravery and confidence. She captured the imagination and hearts of tiger fans like no other. Machli died at the record age of twenty years but not before she had played a key role in the regeneration of tiger population in the Ranthambhore and Sariska National Park. This film chronicles Machli’s journey from her prime to her death; telling the incredible stories behind Machli’s rise to power, her heartbreaking descent and the extraordinary legacy she left behind. Machli taught us a valuable lesson that protecting one tiger can create a forest.
Grey’s Director and cinematographer Nallamuthu is India’s leading wildlife filmmaker specializing in tiger centric films. A cinematographer from FTIT, Chennai, Nalla has earlier worked as cameraman with ISRO and Films Division. He has had the pleasure and privilege of working with some of industry’s best directors and networks worldwide such as National Geographic Channel, BBC, Discovery, Channel 4, Animal Planet, Star TV, Doordarshan and the like.