The song Natu Natu from SS Rajamouli’s film RRR has been nominated for Oscars 2023. This is really good news for Indian fans. Junior NTR and Ram Charan played the lead roles in this film released last year. Bollywood stars Ajay Devgan and Alia Bhatt also played important roles in the film.
Natu Natu nominated for Oscar
The song “Naatu Naatu” from “RRR” has made it to the shortlist for Best Music (Original Song). This is the third major international nomination for the popular Telugu song “Naatu Naatu” from SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus “RRR”. The pan-India film is a pre-independence fictional story woven around two real-life Indian revolutionaries – Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Junior NTR) in the 1920s.
These Indian films also got entry
India’s ‘The Elephant Whispers’ has been nominated for Oscars 2023 in the documentary short film category. ‘All That Breathes’ has been nominated for Oscar 2023 in the documentary feature film category.
Natu Natu to compete in Oscars with 14 songs
At the Oscars, “Natu Natu” will compete with 14 other songs, including “Nothing Is Lost (You Give Me Strength)” from “Avatar: The Way of Water”, “Lift Me Up Forever” from “Black Panther: Wakanda”. “, “Ciao Papa” from “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio”, “Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun: Maverick”, and “Carolina” from “Where the Crawdads Sing”.
First Indian film to win the Golden Globes
Let us tell you that Natu Natu has already garnered many international accolades and honors. The song RRR was the first Indian song to win the Best Original Song award at the 80th Golden Globes. At the Golden Globes, Natu Natu beat out the likes of Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Taylor Swift to take home the award. RRR won the Best Song Award for Naatu Naatu at the Critics’ Choice Awards and the Satellite Award for Best Original Song by the International Press Academy. The song also won Best Original Song at the US-Canadian Critics’ Choice Awards in Los Angeles.