Golden Globes 2023: ‘RRR’ wins Best Original Song for ‘Naatu Naatu’

The film is directed by SS Rajamouli, and stars the likes of Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn among others

Updated - January 11, 2023 12:14 pm IST

Published - January 11, 2023 07:28 am IST

A still from  ‘Naatu Naatu’

A still from  ‘Naatu Naatu’

SS Rajamouli’s RRR has created history becoming the first Indian film to win a Golden Globe.

RRR won for Best Original song at the ongoing ceremony for Naatu Naatu. The song is composed by music director MM Keeravaani, and sung by Kala Bhairava and Rahul Sipligunj, with lyrics by Chandrabose.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the team over Twitter, calling it a “very special accomplishment”.

Ex-Vice President, film personalities congratulate ‘RRR’ team

Former Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Telugu star Chiranjeevi and several other celebrities congratulated musician M. M. Keeravani and other team members of ‘RRR’.

Taking to twitter to congratulate the team over its win, Mr. Naidu said, “Every Indian is proud of the global recognition for #NaatuNaatu song from #RRRMovie Heartiest congratulations to ace music composer, Keeravani Garu & RRR team for bagging the #GoldenGlobes2023 Award for the best original song!”

Chiranjeevi, whose son Ram Charan played the lead role alongside Jr NTR in ‘RRR’, described the global recognition of the film as a ‘historic achievement.’ “What a Phenomenal, Historic Achievement!!!! Golden Globes Best Original Song - Motion Picture Award to @mmkeeravaani garu !! Take a Bow,” he tweeted.

“Heartiest Congratulations Team @RRRMovie & @ssrajamouli !! India is proud of you!,” Chiranjeevi said.

Top Telugu star Nagarjuna also congratulated Keeravani and his team for the feat.

“Congratulations to @mmkeeravaani garu and his team on winning the #GoldenGlobes2023 for #NatuNatu song in #RRR on the way to the oscars now,” Nagarjuna said on Twitter.

The original song nominees were “Carolina,” from “Where the Crawdads Sing,” music by Taylor Swift; “Ciao Papa,” from “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,” music by Alexandre Desplat; “Hold My Hand,” from “Top Gun: Maverick,” music by Lady Gaga, BloodPop, Benjamin Rice” and “Lift Me Up,” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” music by Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler, Ludwig Göransson.

Drawing inspiration from the lives of freedom fighters Komaram Bheem and Alluri Sitarama Raju,  RRR narrates a fictional tale set in the 1920s. The film boasts an ensemble cast, starring the likes of Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Olivia Morris, Samuthirakani, Alison Doody, and Ray Stevenson.

RRR is also nominated for Best Picture non-English language category.

(With inputs from PTI)

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