Telugu Blockbuster :'RRR' Makes History as 'Nattu Nattu' Song Wins Oscar Award 2023

The iconic folk song "Nattu Nattu" from the Telugu hit "RRR" has received the prestigious Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 95th edition of the Oscars held in Los Angeles, USA, marking a momentous occasion for the Indian film industry.

Since the October 2022 release of "RRR," a movie helmed by the renowned director SS Rajamouli, "Nattu Nattu," a song by MM Keeravani and lyrics by the renowned lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, has been an immediate hit. The pre-Independence era is the setting for the film, which stars top actors like Jr. NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, and Ajay Devgn in significant parts. It portrays the fictional story of two independence fighters named Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem.

The song "Nattu Nattu" pays homage to the colourful musical and dancing traditions of the Telugu-speaking people and their rich cultural history. Popular playback singer Kaala Bhairava performs the song, which has appealing beats, traditional instruments like the dholak and shehnai, and deep lyrics that honour the spirit of peace and brotherhood.

The Telugu cinema industry has been working hard to build a name for itself on the international arena with its distinctive storytelling and technical prowess, thus "Nattu Nattu's" Oscar triumph is a huge accomplishment. Also, it honours the talent and labour of the whole "RRR" cast and crew, who gave their all to produce a film that transcends both linguistic and cultural boundaries.

Director SS Rajamouli tweeted his thanks and excitement in response to the announcement, stating, "The audience's love and support for "RRR" and its music has me speechless and humbled. We dedicate our Oscar victory for "Nattu Nattu" to all of our admirers and well-wishers. It is a dream come true for us. I'm grateful, Academy!"

The Indian film industry, which has been dealing with a number of difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the emergence of new streaming services, is anticipated to benefit from the Oscar victory for "Nattu Nattu" in terms of confidence and morale. It serves as a reminder of the ability of film to unite people from different cultures and inspire them via its beauty and message.

Thus, the Oscar victory for "Nattu Nattu" is a source of pride and excitement for all Telugu speakers and movie buffs in India. It serves as a symbol of optimism and inspiration for the future of Indian cinema and a testament to the ingenuity, passion, and labour of the entire "RRR" team.