“Naatu Naatu” duo attend Academy Luncheon, reveal about Oscar nomination, their performance, and much more
The Maverick SS Rajamouli directorial magnum opus RRR has been the talk of the town in international film communities. Legendary directors like Steven Spielberg and James Cameron are all praise for the movie. The movie ‘RRR’ put Indian cinema on the global map. It has won various accolades, including historic wins at the Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards. The movie’s lead actors, Ram Charan, and Jr NTR, were showered with praise for their seamless acting and powerful performances.
RRR's music team - MM Keeravani and Chandrabose made India proud by bagging the nomination for the ’Best Original Song’ category for the dance number “Naatu Naatu”. It will go up against the likes of “Applause,” “Hold My Hand,” “Lift Me Up,” and “This Is A Life.
With just a month left for the Oscars, music composer MM Keeravani and lyricist Chandrabose opened up on being nominated for the Oscars at the Academy Luncheon.
Keeravani said, “The first thing that came to my mind was oh my god, it is something and this is going to be everything,” while Chandrabose said, I couldn’t believe it first… not in my wildest dreams I imagined this. I am very happy and this is a lifetime moment.
Keeravani and Chandrabose also revealed who they would like to thank if they take home the Oscars. “I would like to thank my music director, my director, my choreographer, my singers, and my actors who did fantabulous dance,” said Chandrabose.
While the legendary music composer was quoted saying, “Not just for us but for everyone, there are many people to whom we should be grateful, but with restriction of time on the stage, the most important name comes to your mind to whom you should be thankful.”
Speaking about their Oscar performance, Keeravani said, “it will be a combination of singers from India and dancers from LA, so it's going to be great teamwork.”
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The 95th Academy Awards ceremony will honour films released in 2022 and is scheduled to take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on March 12, 2023. Hosted by Late Night Show host Jimmy Kimmel, viewers from India will be able to catch the live stream on 13 March 2023 at 5:30 am IST.
Updated date: Saturday, 01 Apr 2023 - 4:11 PM