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RRR song "Naatu Naatu" wins at the Golden Globes

Writer: Heidi Hsia

The song is also shortlisted for the Oscars 2023 under the Original Song category
The song is also shortlisted for the Oscars 2023 under the Original Song category

12 Jan – SS Rajamouli's "RRR" has successfully become the first Indian movie to win a Golden Globe, albeit in the music category.


The movie won Best Original Song for "Naatu Naatu", which was composed by MM Keeravaani and written by Rahul Sipligunj, besting other contenders including Taylor Swift's "Carolina" ("Where the Crawdad's Sings"), Rihanna's "Lift Me Up" for "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever", and Lady Gaga - the latter who co-wrote "Hold my Hand" with Bloodpop and Benjamin Rice for "Top Gun: Maverick".

"Naatu Naatu" bested big names including Lady Gaga and Rihanna
"Naatu Naatu" bested big names including Lady Gaga and Rihanna
Composer MM Keeravani accepted the accolade
Composer MM Keeravani accepted the accolade

The good news was celebrated by the team, including lead star NT Rama Rao, who expressed, "Congratulations Sirji on your well-deserved #GoldenGlobes award! I've danced to many songs throughout my career but #NaatuNaatu will forever stay close to my heart..."

It is noted that "Naatu Naatu" is also shortlisted for the Oscars 2023 under the Original Song category.

Ram Charan and the team at the Golden Globes
Ram Charan and the team at the Golden Globes
Naatu Naatu is the first Indian song to be shortlisted for the Academy Awards
Naatu Naatu is the first Indian song to be shortlisted for the Academy Awards
Cinema Online, 12 January 2023


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