Actors Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan and Jr NTR have reacted after SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster RRR made it to the official 95th Oscar nominations on Tuesday. The film’s song Natu Natu has entered the Oscar race in the Best Original Song category. (Also read | RRR Team Reacts After Naatu Naatu Receives Oscar Nomination For Best Original Song: ‘Proud And Privileged’)
This Naatu Naatu song is composed by MM Kirwani while singers Rahul Saplinganj and Kala Bhairava are lending their voices. The choreography is by Prem Rakshit, and the lyrics are by Chandrabose.
Reaction to the update, actors Ram Charan Tweeted, “What a wonderful news! Truly an honor to see Nato Nato nominated for an Oscar. Another proud moment for us and India. @MMKeeravaani Garu, @SSRajamouli Garu, my brother @tarak9999 & #RRR’s Puri Team (hands folded. All love (red heart emoji)).
Junior NTR He took to his Twitter account and congratulated the entire team on the nomination. “Congratulations to @MMKeeravaan Garu & @boselyricist Garu on another worthy & memorable achievement… this song will always hold a special place in my heart. @ssrajamouli @alwaysramcharan #RRRMovie #NaatuNaatu #Oscars95.”
On Twitter, Chiranjeevi wrote, “One step away from the pinnacle of cinematic glory!!! Heartfelt congratulations to the best original song @mmkeeravaani garu & the visionary @ssrajamouli & the entire team behind #NaatuNaatu &RRovie on the Oscar nomination.”
He also tweeted, “@boselyricist @kaalabhairava7 @Rahulsipligunj Choreographer #PremRakshith & The STARS who powered #NaatuNaatu @tarak9999 @AlwaysRamCharan @DVVmovies. A billion wishes & prayers give you strength to make it on 12th March 2023 Will give!!! #Oscars #Oscars95.
Kirwani tweeted, “Congratulations to my team!! Hugs to all.” “Thank you very much sir,” he wrote back to Chiranjeevi. RRR is a fictional story based on the lives of two Telugu freedom fighters, Alvari Seetharama Raju and Kumaram Bheem playing the roles of Ramcharan and Jr. NTR respectively.
The movie is over ₹1,200 crore worldwide. The film also stars Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn and Shreya Saran. After sweeping wins at the Golden Globes and Critics’ Choice Awards, the film has officially entered the race for the Academy Awards.
Earlier, Naatu Naatu won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song category. The song also won the Critics’ Choice Award in the same category. The film also won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Foreign Language Film.