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Naatu Naatu Song makes history at Oscars 2023

Naatu Naatu Song makes history at Oscars 2023

India has charted history at the Oscars, 2023 with the ‘Natu-Natu’ song from SS Rajamouli’s film ‘RRR’ winning the award in the category of Best Original Song and The Elephant Whisperers winning best documentary short film award. “Naatu Naatu” is the first song from an Indian film to get nominated and win in the category of the best original song.

“RRR” (Rise Roar Revolt) is a movie based on a fictional story of pre-independence which revolved around the life of two real-life Indian revolutionaries Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Jr NTR) in the 1920s.

About Naatu Naatu Song

M M Keeravani is the composer of the song Song Natu Natu and the singers of this song are Kaala Bhairava and Rahul Sipligunj. Ever since the song was released it has become the talk of the town due to its unique choreography, composition and the voice of the singer.

Deepika Padukone introduced the duo to the stage prior to the performance by giving a short description about the song.  ‘Naatu Naatu’ was performed live at the 95th Academy Awards by Singers Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala bhairava. Performance became more special with Lauren Gottlieb’s extraordinary dance moves.

The official page of the film RRR shared the stunning news on Twitter mentioning. “We’re blessed that #RRRMovie is the first feature film to bring INDIA’s first ever #Oscar in the Best Song Category with #NatuNatu! No Words can describe this surreal moment. Dedicating this to all our amazing fans across the world. Thank You!! Jai Hind.”

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After bagging Golden Globe and Critics Choice Awards, this is the third significant international honour for the worldwide popular “Naatu Naatu”, composed by MM Keeravaani and penned by Chandrabose,

Some other top-class songs like Lift Me Up (Black Panther Wakanda Forever), Applause (Tell it like a Woman), This is a Life (Everything Everywhere all at Once), and Hold My Hand (Top Gun Maverick).

“It’s just the beginning of everything,” Keeravani said backstage. “For the world, particularly the Western world, folks are more on India and Asian music. It’s just long due. I feel very happy to open doors and the world to embrace my culture.”

Not just in film, this song also gains popularity on social media platforms, racking up more than 122 million views on YouTube and inspiring a TikTok challenge where users attempt to recreate the acrobatic dance-off.

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What did RRR win Oscar for?

The blockbuster track won Best Original Song at the 95th Academy Awards, beating megaartists like Lady Gaga and Rihanna.

Who bagged Oscars for RRR?

The film's viral song Naatu Naatu won the award in the Best Original Song category, earning composer MM Keeravaani and lyricist Chandrabose their first Oscars.

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