The ‘Naatu Naatu’ song of Indian blockbuster RRR has won Best Original Song in the 80th Golden Globe Awards hosted in Los Angeles, US, on Wednesday. Hyderabad-based music composer M M Keeravani accepted the award for the SS Rajamouli-directed Telugu film. With this win, ‘Naatu Naatu’ becomes the first Asian song to win the coveted award.
The song, composed by MM Keeravani, features the film’s two protagonists, Jr NTR and Ram Charan, grooving to the happy song with some swift moves. The blockbuster was nominated in two categories. It missed out in the Best Non-English Language Film which was won by Argentina, 1985 from Argentina.
RRR was represented at the Golden Globe Awards by its director and stars, SS Rajamouli, Jr NTR and Ram Charan. Jr NTR and Ram Charan play freedom fighters Komaram Bheem and Alluri Seetharamaraju in the period drama, set in the British-occupied India of the 1920s. The cast also includes Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn, and British actors Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody and Olivia Morris.
RRR, which made over ₹1,200 crore globally, has already won a slew of international honours, including Best Director for SS Rajamouli at the New York Film Critics Circle awards.