Director Rajamouli's RRR Creates History
Composer MM Keeravani and singers Kaala Bhairava and Rahul Sipligunj grabs the 80th Golden Globe glory by winning for Best Original Song for the hit track “Naatu Naatu” from SS Rajamouli's film RRR.
|Pic by NBC show - M.M. Keeravani accepting the Best Original Song award for "Naatu Naatu"|
The film also nominated in the Best Non-English Language Film category at the 80th Golden Globe Awards, which has been recovering from a major controversies and introducing changes in relation to diversity and transparency, and making a comeback to TV after an under-the-radar 2022 edition."
|still from RRR's ''naatu naatu'' song|
"The competition for Best Original Song was fierce, with nominations for 'Ciao Papa' from Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio, Taylor Swift's 'Carolina' from Where The Crawdads Sing, Lady Gaga's 'Hold My Hand' from Top Gun and Rihanna's 'Lift Me Up' from Black Panther. "The iconic "Naatu Naatu" number, featuring NTR Jr and Ram Charan, showcases elaborate choreography and powerful storytelling as the central characters take on the challenge of dancing against their British oppressors."
"India had previous Golden Globe success in Best Original Score with AR Rahman for Slumdog Millionaire and nomination for 127 Hours. V Shantaram's Do Aankhen Barah Haath won Best Non-English Language Film in 1957 and Richard Attenborough's Gandhi also won in that category despite not being a foreign production
"RRR captivated audiences in the US with its Hindi version on Netflix, building a dedicated fanbase and leading to a re-release in theaters, including a sold-out screening at the historic Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
The film's success continued with nominations at the Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, and the Oscars, and BAFTAs, with Rajamouli winning the New York Film Critics Circle award for Best Director.
All eyes are now on the upcoming Oscar and BAFTA nominations announcements on January 24 and January 19 respectively, as RRR continues to gain recognition among American critics with spots on top 10 lists.Congratulation to the team RRR