‘Proud moment for Indian cinema’: India celebrates ‘Naatu Naatu’ Oscars win

Mar 13, 2023
Dimitris Passas

NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: Independent (by Peony Hirwani).

Indian fans are thrilled about RRR’s “Naatu Naatu” picking up an Oscar for Best Original Song.

On Sunday (12 March), MM Keeravani and Chandrabose’s track created history by becoming the first song from an Indian film to win in the Best Song category.

In their acceptance speech, composer MM Keeravani said: “Thank you, Academy. I grew up listening to the Carpenters, and now here I am with the Oscars.

“There was only one wish on my mind... RRR has to win, the pride of every Indian, and must put me on the top of the world.”

Ever since the award ceremony, many fans and celebrities from India have been unitedly celebrating this win.

“Congratulations to the entire Team of @RRRMovie! Feeling incredibly proud, thank you for representing India so gracefully,” Dr Urmila Gajapathi Raju Pusapati wrote on Twitter.

Actor Eesha Rebba added: “Proud moment for Indian cinema.”

Producer Naga Vamsi wrote: “Congratulations to the pride of our Telugu Cinema. #RRR has created history for every one of us. Really proud of you @mmkeeravaani garu for taking Telugu music global. Congrats to @tarak9999 garu, @AlwaysRamCharan garu, @ssrajamouli garu and the entire team of @RRRMovie.”

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