Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 25 (ANI): Lyricist of the song 'Naatu Naatu' from the period action drama 'RRR' Chandrabose's wife Suchitra expressed gratitude after her husband's song has officially entered the Oscars race in the 'Best Original Song' category.
Speaking to ANI, Suchitra expressed her happiness, "All of us are really surprised about it. We are just crossing out fingers and wanting the entire success of the particular song."Sharing about Chandrabose's feelings, she said, "He is still in the run just a little distance is there. We are overwhelmed when Keeravani ji got the Golden Globe award. The tears rolled out of our eyes. And we are so happy that he got that award. And at the same time, the lyrics are Chandrabose's lyrics. All these days it was in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana now RRR is making it worldwide. Before RRR his lyrics were very famous all over India. Everybody there singing, this RRR song. We are so blessed."Suchitra stated, "I was expecting this was going to be a very big movie. Why because earlier Pushpa song 'Oo Antava Mawa' went viral all over India and also the international level. So it was going viral, so I was just thinking his song is going to reach to all ends but I never expected that RRR film will enter the Oscars race."She added, "Being the better half of Chandrabose, we are just waiting. We cannot expect everything in the world. We are just waiting with lot of prayers that we should get it."Speaking about the celebration, she said, "Our celebration is when others get it. Normally, it's teamwork right and whenever we are recognized by some award that's real festival for us. We are very, very happy and thankful to God for really showing us this much response."SS Rajamouli's magnum opus 'RRR' has made it to official Oscars nominations.
After a great winning streak at Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards, the film has officially entered the race for the Academy Awards.
Earlier, 'Naatu Naatu' bagged the Golden Globes for the category 'Best original Song'. The song also won the Critics Choice Award in the same category.
The film also bagged the 'Best Foreign Language Film' at the Critics Choice Award. If 'RRR' wins the Oscars, it will be the most memorable, remarkable, golden moment for the Indian film industry.
Talking about India's performance at the Academy Awards so far, the first Oscars that was one by an Indian artist was for costume designing. Bhanu Athaiya bagged the Oscar in 1983 for designing the costumes in the 1982 historical film 'Gandhi'. In 2009, British film set in India 'Slumdog Millionaire' bagged 4 Oscars.
The film is a fictional story based on the lives of two Telugu freedom fighters, Alluri Seetharama Raju and Komaram Bheem. Ram Charan and Jr NTR played lead roles, respectively. The film collected over Rs 1,200 crore worldwide. Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn and Shriya Saran also starred in the film.
This lyrical composition of 'Naatu Naatu' by MM Keeravani, high energy rendition by singers Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava, unique choreography by Prem Rakshith, and lyrics by Chandrabose are all the elements that make this 'RRR' mass anthem a perfect dance craze. (ANI)