Golden Globes 2023: RRR wins Best Original Song for Naatu Naatu; Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Alia Bhatt rejoice

Naatu Naatu from SS Rajamouli's RRR won the Golden Globe Award 2023 in Best Original Song category. Here’s how Alia Bhatt, Chiranjeevi and others reacted!

Updated on Jan 11, 2023   |  09:46 AM IST  |  173.5K
Golden Globes 2023: RRR wins Best Original Song for Naatu Naatu; Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Alia Bhatt rejoice
Golden Globes 2023: RRR wins Best Original Song for Naatu Naatu; Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Alia Bhatt rejoice

The 80th Golden Globe Awards are currently being held in Los Angeles. It is a proud moment for India as SS Rajamouli’s film RRR has won Best Original Song for Naatu Naatu at the Golden Globes 2023! The song has been composed by veteran music director MM Keeravaani, while it has been penned by Kala Bhairavi and Rahul Sipligunj. MM Keeravani accepted the award at the ceremony. The Twitter handle of RRR movie has shared videos and pictures from the Golden Globes award ceremony. A video shows the entire team of RRR celebrating as the award for Naatu Naatu is announced. RRR is being represented at the Golden Globes by SS Rajamouli, Jr NTR, and Ram Charan, who is accompanied by his wife Upasana Kamineni.

One of the tweets by RRR movie Twitter handle reads, “ INDIAAAAAAAA…. THIS IS THE BEST NEWS to WAKE UP TO!! #NaatuNaatu becomes the first ever Asian song to win a #GoldenGlobes . #RRRMovie.” AR Rahman, megastar Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Shankar Mahadevan, Ram Gopal Varma, and others congratulated team RRR for the historic win! Alia Bhatt also reacted to Naatu Naatu winning the Golden Globe Awards. 

AR Rahman, Chiranjeevi congratulate RRR team

Megastar Chiranjeevi tweeted, “What a Phenomenal, Historic Achievement !!!! Golden Globes Best Original Song - Motion Picture Award to @mmkeeravaani garu !! Take a Bow! Heartiest Congratulations Team @RRRMovie&@ssrajamouli !! India is proud of you! #NaatuNaatu.” Meanwhile, Nagarjuna Akkineni wrote, "Congratulations to @mmkeeravaani garu and his team on winning the #GoldenGlobes2023 for #NatuNatu song in #RRR on the way to the oscars now." AR Rahman called it a ‘paradigm shift’ as he congratulated the team of RRR. He wrote, “Incredible ..Paradigm shift Congrats Keeravani Garu from all Indians and your fans! Congrats@ssrajamouli Garu and the whole RRR team!”

Ram Gopal Varma also tweeted, "An outstanding achievement for my Kshana kshanam music director ⁦@mmkeeravaani ..His RRR song won the golden globes for best song in competition with Rihanna, Lady gags etc ..Hey keeravani, WAY TO GO ..KEEP SOARING!" Meanwhile, music composer Shankar Mahadevan tweeted, "Heartiest congratulations to @mmkeeravaani and team @RRRMovie for the golden globe award for best original song Naatu Naatu !  So proud of you sir !! @ssrajamouli" 

Meanwhile, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur congratulated SS Rajamouli and the music team of RRR. He tweeted, "Congratulations @ssrajamouli and the music team of #RRR for winning best song at the #GoldenGlobes2023 for #natunatu.. you won against songs by Rihanna , Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift. So be proud of what you have achieved …"

Alia Bhatt reacts to RRR's Naatu Naatu winning Best Original Song at Golden Globe Awards 2023

Alia Bhatt, who also starred in RRR, took to her Instagram stories to celebrate the big win of RRR song Naatu Naatu at the Golden Globes 2023. Sharing a video of the RRR team rejoicing as the award is announced, Alia Bhatt dropped several heart emojis and wrote, "Naatu Naatu RRR." Check out her story below. 

Alia Bhatt's Instagram story

Other nominees in Best Original Song category at Golden Globe Awards 2023

Apart from RRR’s Naatu Naatu, other nominees in the Best Original Song category included Taylor Swift's Carolina from Where The Crawdads Sing, Ciao Papa from Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio, Lady Gaga's Hold My Hand from Top Gun: Maverick and Lift Me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. 

RRR nominated for Best Non-English Language Film

RRR also competed in a second category, and was nominated for the Best Non-English Language film at the Golden Globe Awards 2023. SS Rajamouli’s film competed against  Germany’s All Quiet on the Western Front, Argentina’s Argentina 1985, Belgium’s Close, and South Korea’s Decision to Leave. However, RRR failed to bag the Golden Globe in this category, and lost out to Argentina 1985, a historical drama film produced and directed by Santiago Mitre. 

About RRR

RRR has been directed by SS Rajamouli, who has also co-written the film with V Vijayendra Prasad. The film stars Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Shriya Saran, Samuthirakani, Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody, and Olivia Morris. It revolves around the lives of real-life Indian revolutionaries, Komaram Bheem and Alluri Sitarama Raju.

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Jan 12, 2023
Why was AB not mentioned in the acceptance speech? She played the pivotal role which no South Indian actress could have played lol