There are two words on everyone’s lips right now— Naatu Naatu. RRR’s Telugu song deeply rooted in Indian culture has spread across India and the globe like wildfire and tsunami bringing India an Oscar for Best Original Song. That’s the Rise, Road and Revolt phenomenon for you! The scintillating live Naatu Naatu performance even swooned the entire Dolby theatre. Here’s what unfolded and what RRR star Ram Charan has to say about the thunderous Oscars win.
Ram Charan On Winning Oscar
Here’s what global Star Ram Charan had to say about Naatu Naatu winning the Oscar: “Congratulations to everyone on the ‘RRR’ team including our director S.S. Rajamouli, the composer and lyricist of ‘Naatu Naatu’, M.M. Keeravaani and Chandrabose the vocalists who sang it, Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava, our choreographer Prem Rakshith, and the cast who brought this song to life, and to the world. ‘Naatu Naatu’ has become a global phenomenon and proof that a great story, as well a great song can transcend language and borders.”
We have won!!
We have won as Indian Cinema!!
We won as a country!!
The Oscar Award is coming home!@ssrajamouli @mmkeeravaani @tarak9999 @boselyricist @DOPSenthilKumar @Rahulsipligunj @kaalabhairava7 #PremRakshith @ssk1122 pic.twitter.com/x8ZYtpOTDN
— Ram Charan (@AlwaysRamCharan) March 13, 2023
Ram Charan further added, “This song is no longer our song. ‘Naatu Naatu’ belongs to the public and the people of every age and culture who have embraced it. I would also like to congratulate Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga for their big win for The Elephant Whisperers. It’s a great moment for India today!”
Naatu Naatu Energetic Performance At The Academy
Naatu Naatu is one song that ensures everyone gets on their feet up and grooving. This is exactly what happened at the 95th Academy Awards. Deepika Padukone graced her presence and introduced the RRR’s musical performance at the Oscars. She was interrupted multiple times with hooting and cheering for the energetic number.
It can be Bigger Than This. 🔥
— Ashwani kumar (@BorntobeAshwani) March 13, 2023
Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava took to the stage to perform Naatu Naatu live. As the two of them sang powerfully, two dozen actors replicated the dance segment on the stage with the Ukranian Presidential Palace in the backdrop. American dancer and actor, Lauren Gottlieb beautifully performed. Dressed in period attire, the entire scene from RRR was recreated, you could feel the entire theatre come alive.
Twitter Erupts With Congratulatory Messages
Netizens poured the comments section with congratulatory messages for the dance number. @HARSHIT48320741commented “#RRR ’s #NaatuNaatu has mesmerised audiences world over, now winning an #Oscars ! A superb song & dance!”. @singhmar_kavita comments, “Proud Moment for Indian Cinema!”.
The popularity of ‘Naatu Naatu’ is global. It will be a song that will be remembered for years to come. Congratulations to @mmkeeravaani, @boselyricist and the entire team for this prestigious honour.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2023
Infact, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to Twitter to congratulate RRR on the historic win. PM Modi stated Exceptional! The popularity of ‘Naatu Naatu’ is global. It will be a song that will be remembered for years to come. Congratulations to @mmkeeravaani @boselyricist and the entire team for this prestigious honour. India is elated and proud. #Oscars”
So folks, will you be listening to this amazing song on loop today? Because we certainly are!
Cover Image Courtesy: @RRRMovie/ Twitter