SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus RRR made its official 95th Oscar nominations on Tuesday. The film’s song, Naatu Naatu, has officially entered the Oscars race in the Best Original Song category. Several Bollywood celebrities took to social media to congratulate team RRR for making history.
Actor Arjun Kapoor wrote, “And their dance revolution continues to spread like fire all over the world. Best original song nomination at the #Oscars2023. Can it get any bigger than this.”
Filmmaker Farhan Akhtar wrote, “Super excited to see that Naatu Nattu Best Original Song and All that Breathes – Best Documentary made it to the Oscar final nominations. Good luck.”
South actor Chiranjeevi tweeted, “ONE STEP AWAY FROM THE PEAK OF CINEMATIC GLORY!!! Congratulations on THE Oscar nomination for Best Original Song @mmkeeravaani garu & the visionary @ssrajamouli & the entire team behind #NaatuNaatu & @RRRMovie.”
ONE STEP AWAY FROM THE PEAK OF CINEMATIC GLORY!!!
Congratulations on THE Oscar nomination for Best Original Song @mmkeeravaani garu & the visionary @ssrajamouli and the whole team behind it #NaatuNaatu & @RRRMovie— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) January 24, 2023
Naatu Naatu singer Rahul Sipligunj wrote, “Aaaaaaaaaattttttttttt maaaakkkkiiiiiii #naatunaatu nominated for Oscars congratulations to the team @RRRMovieThank you @mmkeeravaani sir.”
Aaaaaaaaattttttttttt maaaakkkkiiiiiii #naatunaatu nominated for Oscar’s congratulations to the team @RRRMovie
Thank you @mmkeeravaani sir#premrakshit sir@kaalabhairava7@boselyricist sir@ssrajamouli sir@tarak9999 sir@AlwaysRamCharan sir pic.twitter.com/fu3qWECJlx— Rahul Sipligunj (@Rahulsipligunj) January 24, 2023
Parineeti Chopra wrote, “Congratulations to our amazing Oscar-nominated team #NaatuNaatu and Guneet Monga. What an incredible, amazing performance.”
After a stellar winning streak at Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards, the movie is officially in the running for the Academy Awards. Previously, Naatu Naatu won the Golden Globes for the category ‘Best original Song’. The song also won the Critics Choice Award in the same category. The film also took home ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ at the Critics Choice Award.
In addition to RRR, the Indian documentary All That Breathes and the short documentary The Elephant Whisperers also received Oscar nominations for 2023 in the Documentary Feature Film and Documentary Short Film categories. (with input from ANI)
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