The popular song from RRR, Naatu Naatu, has won the Best Original Song Oscar at the 95th Academy Awards, giving Indian film fans around the world cause to rejoice. It goes without saying that the blockbuster’s Oscar victory is a source of pride for everyone connected to the project. Actor Ram Charan, who stars in the movie with Jr. NTR, has expressed his happiness and thanks in the wake of the historic event.
“Congratulations to everyone on the RRR team including our director S.S. Rajamouli, the composer and lyricist of Naatu Naatu, M.M. Keeravaani and Chandrabose the vocalists who sang it, Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava, our choreographer Prem Rakshith, and the cast who brought this song to life, and to the world. Naatu Naatu has become a global phenomenon and proof that a great story, as well as a great song can transcend language and borders. This song is no longer our song. Naatu Naatu belongs to the public and the people of every age and culture who have embraced it. I would also like to congratulate Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga for their big win for The Elephant Whisperers. It’s a great moment for India today!”
Naatu Naatu from RRR is the first Indian song to acquire this honour after winning the Best Original Song category at the 95th Academy Awards, and the movie itself has also accomplished this astounding achievement.