‘Naatu Naatu’ bags Oscar award in ‘Best Original Song’ category
Once again, ‘Naatu Naatu’ has achieved a remarkable feat! The song from the film ‘RRR’ has been recognized with the ultimate accolade by winning the Oscar for Best Original Song, composed by the talented MM Keeravani.
Furthermore, the upbeat dance track was performed live at the Oscars ceremony by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava, adding to its list of achievements. This is the second time an Indian song has been honored with such a prestigious award, with the first being the dance track ‘Jai Ho’ composed by AR Rahman for the 2008 film ‘Slumdog Millionaire,’ which won in 2009.
‘Naatu Naatu‘ became an instant sensation, garnering over 17 million views in just 24 hours after its release and becoming the most-viewed Telugu song. Its popularity transcended to other Indian languages and has now amassed over 35 million views. Presently, the song has over 122 million views on YouTube and has inspired numerous dance covers, further cementing its global appeal.