The 95th Academy Awards in Los Angeles will always be remembered by every Telugu movie buff. It was the occasion where 'Naatu Naatu', the iconic 'RRR' song, won the Oscar for Best Original Song. What is more, the historic song was performed on stage by some dancers, fortifying its global fame.
In his short and glorious acceptance speech, MM Keeravani won The Carpenters' hit Top Of The World as Chandrabose waved his award before the audience.
What are the songs that the 'RRR' song defeated?
Hold My Hand from Top Gun: Maverick
Lift Me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
This Is A Life from Everything Everywhere All At Once
Applause from Tell It Like A Woman
The first of the above two nominations was composed by Lady Gaga and Rihanna, respectively. One can imagine the heavy competition against 'Naatu Naatu' made it.
SS Rajamouli, Jr NTR, Ram Charan were also present. Before the Oscars event, singers Kaala Bhairava and Rahul Sipligunj said that it was unbelievable that 'Naatu Naatu' had reached achieved what it did.
The other Indian Oscar win: 'The Elephant Whisperers' won Best Documentary Short Subject.