Oscars 2023: There is great news for the countrymen. The song Natu Natu from the film RRR has got an Oscar in the Best Original Song category. This is India’s second Oscar award. Earlier, The Elephant Whispers won the country its first Oscar in the Best Documentary Short Film category.
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Oscars 2023: Oscar Award 2023 has been announced and this time South Movie RRR Has created history. What has never happened till date has happened. India has received its second Oscar Award. All eyes were on the 95th edition of the Oscars. This time three films from India presented their claim in different categories. Out of which two films have won the Oscars. The Oscars were held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles where the film’s music composer MM Keeravani and lyricist Chandrabose received the award on stage.
The film’s song Natu Natu was nominated in the Best Original Song category. Along with this, Lift Me Up from the film Black Panther, Hold My Hand from Top Gun Maverick, This is a Life from Everything Everywhere All at Once and Song Applause from Tell It Like Woman were also nominated.
‘Naatu Naatu’ from ‘RRR’ wins the Oscar for Best Original Song! #Oscars #Oscars95 pic.twitter.com/tLDCh6zwmn
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Rajamouli expressed confidence in himself
Gujarati film The Chailo Show was sent for nomination for Oscars by the Film Federation of India but the journey of this film could not go much further. At the same time, the director of RRR film SS Rajamouli had expressed disappointment that his film was not sent from India for the Oscars. Along with this, he had also said that whatever happened, happened, he is not one to sit idly by and he had sent the film for Oscars on his behalf.
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India won two Oscars
Apart from this, this year Oscar was special for another reason. India got Oscar for the first time in the year 2023 and the country won not one but two awards. Apart from RRR’s Natu Natu, Guneet Monga and Kartikey Gonsalves’ film The Elephant Whispers was awarded the Oscar Award. It was a short film and was nominated in the short film category of Best Documentary. Its story was based on sensitivity towards animals and it showed the story of a baby elephant named Raghu.
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