Indian blockbuster movie RRR has created history at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles, winning the Best Original Song award for the track Naatu Naatu on Wednesday. The award was accepted by composer MM Keeravani, who was part of the RRR delegation at the ceremony. The RRR team was represented by the film’s cast Jr NTR and Ram Charan and the director SS Rajamouli at the ceremony.
The song can be heard in the voices of Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava, while the lyrics have penned down by Chandrabose. You can listen to the song here:
RRR is a period drama set in 1920s British-ruled India. It shows Jr NTR and Ram Charan essay the role of freedom fighters Komaram Bheem and Alluri Seetharamaraju. The movie also stars Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn in supporting roles, besides as British actors Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody and Olivia Morris. The movie was a blockbuster hit, garnering over Rs 1,200 crore worldwide.
RRR at the Golden Globe
The movie RRR was also nominated for the Best Non-English Language Film alongside All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany), Close (Belgium), and Decision to Leave (South Korea) and Argentina, 1985 (Argentina). However, Argentina, 1985 edged ahead in this category to secure the win.
Shortly after the win, actors Ram Charan and Jr NTR posted pictures from the event. Jr. NTR congratulated music composer Keeravani with a shot of the latter accepting the award.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the parent body of the Oscars, released a list of 301 feature films eligible for the Oscars. RRR is among the Indian films eligible for the Oscars, besides others including Kantara, The Kashmir Files, Gangubai Kathiawadi, and more. The list only mentions movies that can make the cut and does not guarantee an Oscar nomination or the award. The Oscar nominations will be announced on January 24th, while the awards ceremony will be held on March 12th.
Where to watch RRR on OTT
RRR is available to watch in Hindi on Netflix. The movie was released in various languages in theatres on March 25, 2022, after facing numerous delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic.