RRR bags Best Foreign Language Film, Best Song at Critics Choice Awards; SS Rajamouli meets James Cameron

RRR bagged two more awards at the 28th edition of the Critics Choice Awards and the director SS Rajamouli shared pics with James Cameron.

Updated on Jan 16, 2023   |  03:20 PM IST  |  81.4K
RRR wins at 28th Critics Choice Awards
RRR bags Best Foreign Language Film, Best Song at Critics Choice Awards; SS Rajamouli meets James Cameron

It's raining prestigious awards for SS Rajamouli's magnum opus RRR. After making the nation proud with a big win at Golden Globes, the period action drama film has bagged two more awards at the 28th edition of the Critics Choice Awards. RRR bagged the Critics Choice Award for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Song for its viral track Naatu Naatu.

The 'RRR' team took to their Twitter account and shared a video of MM Keeravani's speech at the Critics Choice Award, which was held in Los Angeles. The makers tweeted, "Naatu Naatu Again!! Extremely delighted to share that we won the #CriticsChoiceAwards for the BEST SONG #RRRMovie Here's @mmkeeravaani's acceptance speech!!"

Naatu Naatu composer MM Keeravani said in his speech, "Thank you so much I am very overwhelmed with this award. I am here to receive this wonderful award from the critics. Thank you all the critics, on behalf of my chorographer, lyrics writer, my singers, my programmers, and of course my director."

Watch MM Keeravani and SS Rajamouli's speech at Critics Choice Award for RRR

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RRR wins Golden Globes Awards

SS Rajamouli's magnum opus RRR, starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR, is going places and how. Recently, RRR created history with its iconic win at the 80th Golden Globe Awards. The film bagged the award for Best Original Song category for the blockbuster song Naatu Naatu, composed by MM Keeravani. When the award was announced, there was no limit to the joy of the RRR team. RRR missed out on the Best Non-English Language Film award, which was won by Argentina, 1985 from Argentina. 

While SS Rajamouli is still in the US promoting RRR for the Oscars, Ram Charan and Jr NTR are back in the bay. Ram Charan was clicked a while ago as he returned from Los Angeles after attending Golden Globes with his wife. On Saturday, Jr NTR returned and was mobbed by fans and media at the airport.

SS Rajamouli meets James Cameron

After having a fanboy moment with Steven Spielberg, SS Rajamouli now met the iconic Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron of Avatar: The Bay of Water fame. Taking to Twitter the Baahubali director shared pictures with James and mentioned that he liked RRR. He wrote on Twitter, "The great James Cameron watched RRR.. He liked it so much that he recommended to his wife Suzy and watched it again with her. Sir I still cannot believe you spent a whole 10 minutes with us analyzing our movie. As you said I AM ON TOP OF THE WORLD... Thank you both."

About RRR

Ram Charan and Jr NTR played the real-life freedom fighters Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem in the SS Rajamouli directorial. The movie, which is based on a fictional meeting of these two historical figures, featured Alia Bhatt in a cameo appearance as Sitarama Raju's lady love, Sita. Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn was also seen in a special appearance in the magnum opus. 

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