The whole of India is rejoicing after SS Rajamouli’s “RRR” won a historic Golden Globe for the song “Natu Natu”.
Composer MM Kiravani, and singer Rahul Sipliganj and Kala Bhairav won the award, a first for India, in the Best Original Song, Motion Picture category. Tuesday night’s event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Hollywood was attended by Rajamouli, Kiravani and the film’s helmers Ram Charan and NTR Jr.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the eulogies, calling the win “a very special achievement!” And noted that, “This prestigious honor has made every Indian extremely proud.”
Meanwhile, composer AR Rahman – an Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Grammy winner for “Slumdog Millionaire” – described the win as “incredible” and also called it a “paradigm shift”.
Superstar Rajinikanth tweeted: “Thank you Kiravani and Rajamouli for making us proud and bringing the Golden Globes to Indian cinema.”
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan wrote to Rajamouli: “Sir just woke up and started dancing Natu Natu to celebrate your win at the Golden Globes. Here’s to many more awards and making India proud!!”
Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan said: “Congratulations RRR, for winning the Golden Globe Award .. A best achievement!!”
“Never in my wildest dreams did I expect this kind of response for this song,” said Kiravani, who co-wrote the number with lyricist Chandrabose. diversity. “But as a paradoxical statement, it’s a dream come true.”
Rajamouli said earlier diversity: “Millions of people were trying to step up and post it. When we released the song it became such a big event and it obviously increased public interest in the film.”
“Natu Natu” was one of 15 songs shortlisted for the Best Original Song Oscar.
Watch the song here: