The 80th Golden Globe Awards 2023 are being held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Indian movie RRR has received two nominations at the prestigious award ceremony under the categories Best Non-English Language Film and Best Original Song for Naatu Naatu.

SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster has won Best Original Song for the globally viral Naatu Naatu – – the first Indian film to win a Golden Globe, among Hollywood’s biggest awards.

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Watch the RRR team celebrating as Jenna Ortega announces ‘Naatu Naatu’ as the winner:

The song was composed by veteran music director MM Keeravaani, and written and sung by Kala Bhairavi and Rahul Sipligunj. Keeravaani received the award and thanked the fans globally for all the love. However, he first took the opportunity to praise SS Rajamouli for his vision.

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“This award belongs to my brother SS Rajamouli,” Keeravaani said, and thanked the filmmaker for his support. He also thanked Prem Rakshit and Kala Bhairava, lyricist Chandra Bose and NTR and Ram Charan ‘who danced with full stamina’. He ended by thanking his wife Srivalli.

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Naatu Naatu was competing against Carolina (Taylor Swift) from Where the Crawdads Sing, Ciao Papa (Alexandre Desplat, Roeban Katz, and Guillermo del Toro) – Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, Hold My Hand (Lady Gaga, BloodPop, and Benjamin Rice) – Top Gun: Maverick and Lift Me Up (Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler, and Ludwig Göransson) – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

SS Rajamouli, Ram Charan, Jr NTR, and MM Kejriwal all participated in a Q&A session at Los Angeles’ Chinese Theatres Day before the ceremony. Rajamouli has been living in LA for the past few months as he is participating in the Oscar campaign of the film.

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RRR was released in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam. The film is available on streaming platforms. The film stars Ram Charan and Jr NTR in lead roles alongside Shriya Saran, Alia Bhatt, and Ajay Devgn, among others. The Telugu film collected nearly Rs 1,200 crore worldwide.