The song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from the Indian movie ‘RRR’ won the Best Original Song Award at the Oscars 2023. As soon as the winner was announced, Lady Gaga got up from her seat and cheered loudly. Her reaction has gone viral on social media, with fans praising her.

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The RRR team was sitting behind everyone else at Oscar 2023 and waited anxiously as the nominations for the Best Original Song were announced. There was a moment of happiness. The Oscar backbenchers erupted in joy as ‘Naatu Naatu’ won the Academy Award. The team supporting RRR went “mad” after the result was announced.  

This is India’s second Oscar for the Best Original Song category. after AR Rahman’s Jai Ho, written by Gulzar. It won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2009, Just like Naatu Naatu, it also won a Grammy that year. However, Jai Ho is from an American movie, Slumdog Millionaire, while Naatu Naatu features in RRR, a 100% Indian production.

During the live performance, the electrifying presentation of “Naatu Naatu” by the singers had the audience at the Oscars on the edge of their seats. The accompanying American dancers brought the house down, delivering a performance that did full justice to the track.

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The audience was thoroughly impressed by the performance of Rahul and Kaala. They erupted in a standing ovation as a mark of appreciation for their captivating performance.

Naatu Naatu received the award, surpassing the likes of Lady Gaga and Rihanna. The team was represented by composer MM Keeravani and lyricist Chandrabose in accepting the honour. Actors Jr. NTR and Ram Charan, director SS Rajamouli, singers Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava, and the composer are all in attendance for the major occasion.