SRK ‘woke up and started dancing to Naatu Naatu’ after its Golden Globe win, Rajamouli speechless

Jan 11, 2023

By: BI India Bureau

SRK ‘woke up and started dancing to Naatu Naatu’ after its Golden Globe win, Rajamouli speechless

SS Rajamouli’s RRR helped India bag its very first Golden Globe as the foot-tapping number ‘Naatu Naatu’ won the award for Best Original Song. Composer M M Keeravani accepted the award, thanking his wife, Srivalli and lyricist, Chandrabose in his speech.

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‘Naatu Naatu’ beats Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Rihanna

The song was up against tracks like Carolina by Taylor Swift, Hold My Hand by Lady Gaga, Lift Me Up by Rihanna, and Ciao Papa by Guillermo del Toro, Alexandre Desplat and Roeban Katz.

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M M Keeravani's speech at Golden Globes

“This award belongs to, in order of priority, my brother and the director of the movie SS Rajamouli, for his vision and I thank him for his constant trust and support for my work,” composer MM Keeravani said at Golden Globes.

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Massive popularity of Naatu Naatu

The original Telugu version ‘Naatu Naatu’ was uploaded on YouTube eight months ago and to date, has 34 million views. It has also been translated as "Naacho Naacho" in Hindi, "Naattu Koothu" in Tamil, "Halli Naatu" in Kannada, and "Karinthol" in Malayalam.

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SRK dances to ‘Naatu Naatu’

“Sir just woke up and started dancing to Naatu Naatu celebrating your win at Golden Globes. Here’s to many more awards & making India so proud!” actor Shah Rukh Khan tweeted.

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‘Music knows no boundaries’

“SPEECHLESS. Music truly knows no boundaries. Congratulations & thank you PEDDANNA for giving me Naatu Naatu. This one is special.:) I thank each & every fan across the globe for shaking their leg & making it popular ever since the release. Golden Globes,” the director of RRR, SS Rajamouli tweeted.

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PM congratulates on Golden Globe win

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the RRR team saying it’s “a very special accomplishment!” He also congratulated RRR director Rajamouli and actors NTR and Ram Charan. “This prestigious honour has made every Indian very proud,” he tweeted.

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AR Rahman

Music composer and Academy award winner AR Rahman, who won a Golden Globe for Slumdog Millionaire, also tweeted, ‘Incredible ..Paradigm shift. Congrats Keeravani Garu from all Indians and your fans! Congrats SS Rajamouli Garu and the whole RRR team!”

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Jr NTR elated

“Congratulations Sirji on your well-deserved #GoldenGlobes award! I’ve danced to many songs throughout my career but #NaatuNaatu will forever stay close to my heart… #mmkeeravaani #rrrmovie,” the actor shared on social media.

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India is proud of you: Chiranjeevi

Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi who is the father of Ram Charan who acted in RRR tweeted, “What a phenomenal, historic achievement!” while congratulating composer M M Keeravani. “Heartiest congratulations Team RRR and S S Rajamouli, India is proud of you!” he further wrote.

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Lost out on Best Film Award

Even though RRR lost the Best Motion Picture - Non-English Language award at Golden Globes to Argentina’s Argentina 1985, it has been making waves globally, and has won multiple accolades internationally.

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Over 100 international nominations

RRR has won over 30 international titles from various organizations like Saturn Awards, Hollywood Critics Association, and New York Film Critics Circle, to name a few. The movie has also secured over 100 international nominations and made it to the Oscars shortlist for best song.

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