SS Rajamouli's magnum opus RRR has won the award for 'Best Original Song' for the track 'Naatu Naatu' at the 80th Golden Globes. 'Naatu Naatu', written by MM Keeravani and sung by Kaala Bhairava and Rahul Sipligunj, is the first Indian song to win the prestigious award.
Ever since the award was announced, several celebrities, including actors Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn, musician AR Rahman, and filmmakers Karan Johar and Madhur Bhandarkar, among others, have congratulated team RRR for their big win.
Taking to Twitter on 11 Janaury, Rahman wrote, "Incredible ..Paradigm shift Congrats Keeravani Garu from all Indians and your fans! Congrats @ssrajamouli Garu and the whole RRR team!"
Bhandarkar also sent his best wishes to RRR team and tweeted, "Wow wow Superb. Big Congratulations to Keeravani sir & My favourite filmmaker @ssrajamouli sir and the entire team of RRR. @RRRMovie #Jalwa #GoldenGlobes"
Bhatt, who had a cameo appearance as Sita in RRR, also took to Instagram to cheer for the film's big win. The actor posted a video from the Golden Globes Award ceremony and added several red heart emojis in the caption of her story.
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Devgn, who had a brief role in RRR, also sent his heartfelt wishes to the film's team. "Heartiest congratulations to @mmkeeravaani, @ssrajamouli, and team RRR for bringing home the golden globe for best original song. #GoldenGlobes2023," he tweeted.
Johar also congratulated Rajamouli and the rest of the team for RRR's historic win. Taking to Instagram, he wrote, "Absolutely thrilled and filled with pride as #NaatuNaatu from #RRR brings home a prestigious #GoldenGlobes Award!!! Congratulations to the whole team, this is incredible for the entirety of Indian cinema!"
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RRR features Ram Charan and NTR Jr in the lead roles. The film also features Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Shriya Saran, and Alison Doody in pivotal roles.
Set in the pre-independence era, RRR is based on the lives of two real-life Indian revolutionary heroes — Alluri Sitaram Raju and Komaram Bheem, who lived in the 1920s. The film made its worldwide theatrical premiere on 24 March 2022.
The epic action drama currently has its sequel under development.