Red letter day for India; rocks world with ‘Naatu Naatu’
Kanwar Inder Singh/ March 13,2022
The Academy shared the news on its official twitter that’Naatu Naatu’ from ‘RRR’ wins the Oscar for Best Original Song! #Oscars #Oscars95
RRR song “Naatu Naatu” has won the Oscar for Best Original Song at the 95th Academy Awards. Composed by MM Keeravani, with lyrics by Chandrabose and vocals by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava.
This is the third major international recognition for the chartbuster “Naatu Naatu”, composed by MM Keeravaani and penned by Chandrabose, after a Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award. The song became massively popular soon after its release in March 2022.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted “Exceptional! The popularity of ‘Naatu Naatu’ is global. It will be a song that will be remembered for years to come. Congratulations to @mmkeeravaani ,@boselyricist and the entire team for this prestigious honour. India is elated and proud. #Oscars
Earlier this year, Naatu Naatu won in the same category at the Golden Globes. It also won Best Song at the Critics’ Choice Awards and the Hollywood Critics Association.