OSCARS: ‘Nattu Nathu’ song from ‘RRR’ won the Oscar award ,PM Modi congratulates Team

NEW DELHI :’Naatu Naatu’ from RRR created history at the 95th Academy Awards. It won the Oscar for Best Original Song, becoming the first ever Indian song to do so. Naatu Naatu composer MM Keeravaani and writer Chandrabose accepting the Oscar for Best Original Song.
RRR was the second Indian film to win an Oscar today. The Elephant Whisperers won Best Documentary Short Subject. All That Breathes was also nominated for Best Documentary Feature Film – the Oscar went to Navalny. In January, Naatu Naatu had won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song.
The RRR team arrived in style at the Oscars 2023 ceremony at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Ram Charan, his wife Upasana Kamineni, Jr NTR, SS Rajamouli, Rahul Sipligunj, Kaala Bhairava, and MM Keeravani attended the 95th Academy Awards. It was a special night for India and RRR team as the film won the Best Original Song Award for Naatu Naatu.
While the internet is beaming with the Oscars win for RRR, we cannot forget an iconic red carpet moment served by Ram Charan’s wife, Upasana. She ditched the good ol’ gown for the Oscars ceremony and chose a classic white saree to represent India. The song was performed live during the Oscar ceremony by singers Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava, and danced by Lauren Gottlieb. Deepika Padukone, the third Indian to attend as a presenter after Persis Khambatta and Priyanka Chopra, introduced the performance.
PM Modi called the win “exceptional” and said that ‘Naatu Naatu’ has global popularity, and will be “remembered for years to come”. Following the historic victory of ‘RRR’ song ‘Naatu Naatu’ at the 2023 Oscars event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the composer, lyricist, and the film’s entire team.
V Vijayendra Prasad, the scriptwriter of the film RRR, is “one of the several exceptional people nominated to the Rajya Sabha” last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union minister Piyush Goyal said in a Facebook post today amid the wild excitement of the movie winning an Oscar for the best original song. The nomination for Vijayendra Prasad was made in July 2022, Mr Goyal mentioned in his post.  “The scriptwriter from Andhra Pradesh has been associated with the creative world for decades.. Last year, Prime Minister Modi ji recognised his greatness and said ‘his works showcase India’s glorious culture and have made a mark globally,'” Mr Goyal’s post read.
“Today, the global spotlight is on ‘RRR’ for winning an Oscar for the original song ‘Naatu Naatu’. This is a global endorsement of the Prime Minister’s choice,” he added. Among the others PM Modi nominated for Rajya Sabha seats are music composer Ilaiyaraaja from Tamil Nadu, athlete PT Usha, activist Veerendra Heggade  and Dr. Sonal Mansingh.
PM Modi called the win “exceptional” and said that ‘Naatu Naatu’ has global popularity, and will be “remembered for years to come”. He concluded by saying that India is “elated and proud”. ‘Naatu Naatu’ is the first song from an Indian film to win the Best Original Song award at the Oscars.
(Bureau Report with Media Inputs).

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