Tracing RRR’s Global Recognition And It’s Historic Win At The Golden Globes 2023

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The 80th Golden Globes commenced with a ceremony in Los Angeles. RRR, directed by SS Rajamouli, won the Golden Globes Best Original Song for ‘Naatu Naatu’. RRR also received a nomination for Best Non-English Language Film. The film featured Ram Charan as Alluri Sitaramaraju and Jr. NTR as Komaram Bheem as freedom fighters. It is also the first Indian film to win a Golden Globe, one of the most prestigious awards in Hollywood. The infectious and globally viral song ‘Naatu Naatu’ was composed by MM Keeravani. Nevertheless, this is a historic victory for RRR as well as a proud moment for India.

RRR’s historic win at the Golden Globes 2023

The song, Naatu Naatu has made history with the response it has received across the globe. The foot-tapping number has been tremendous in the US and Canada and has won over the western audience. The song was acclaimed by critics not just for its music but also for its incredible choreography and flawless performance by Ram Charan and Jr. NTR. The team of RRR director Rajamouli, actors Jr. NTR and Ram Charan, composer MM Keeravani, and their spouses are attending the Golden Globes in Los Angeles. ‘Naatu Naatu’ won the Golden Globes, competing with Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and many others. This is an extremely proud moment for the entire Indian film industry. Celebrities including Shah Rukh Khan, AR Rahman, Ram Gopal Varma, and many other celebrities took to Twitter to congratulate Team RRR on their historic win at the Golden Globes.

RRR (Roar, Rise, and Revolt) hit theatres in March 2022 and saw its Netflix release in June 2022. The film was already being celebrated by Indian audiences, and its release on global OTT platforms helped it gain international recognition. The high-octane action movie retained its number-one spot on Netflix’s international movies section for nearly 10 weeks. RRR narrates the story of Alluri Sitaramaraju and Komaram Bheem, two characters based on real-life Indian freedom fighters during the 1920s. Despite being available on Netflix and other OTT platforms, the film was streamed at 175 theatres across 34 states and grossed $14 million at the American box office.

The New York Times wrote about the film and its unbelievable worldwide success. RRR found its place in the critic’s pick section of the New York Times and received a glowing review. Hollywood filmmaker JJ Abrams gave a poignant accolade to RRR’s director SS Rajamouli as he hosted the movie’s special screening in Los Angeles’ Chinese Theatre. The worldwide blockbuster movie was highly praised by several Hollywood actors, including Jessica Chastin, producer Jason Blum, filmmakers Anthony and Joe Russo, Jo Dante, James Gunn, Edgar Wright, Scott Derrikson, Christopher Miller, and screenwriters Jon Spaihts and C. Robert Cargill.

The songNaatu Naatu’ has gained over 100 million views on YouTube. YouTubers and several Instagrammers uploaded videos of themselves dancing to the hit dance number. The film’s craze spread to Japan, and a video of famous Japanese Youtuber Mayo recreating the iconic steps of ‘Naatu Naatu’ went viral on the internet. A French duo amazed social media by uploading a video of themselves recreating the dance steps. It has been almost a year since the film’s release, and people are still showcasing their dancing talent by recreating the song. Guess it’s a huge win for the team!

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