Oscars95: RRR’s 'Naatu Naatu' wins Best Original Song

'Everything Everywhere All at Once' wins seven of 11 nominations at the 95th Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 13 Mar 2023, 10:24 am

'Naatu Naatu' wins Oscar for Best Original Song at the 95th Academy Awards (Photo: Twitter)
'Naatu Naatu' wins Oscar for Best Original Song at the 95th Academy Awards (Photo: Twitter)

Indian feature film RRR created history as its track Naatu Naatu won Oscar for Best Original Song at the 95th Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday.

"We’re blessed that #RRRMovie is the first feature film to bring INDIA's first ever #Oscar in the Best Song Category with #NaatuNaatu!  No words can describe this surreal moment.  Dedicating this to all our amazing fans across the world. THANK YOU!!" RRR Movie posted on Twitter.

Composed by MM Keeravaani, Naatu Naatu - the track from SS Rajamouli’s RRR - emerged the winner from among the nominees including Lady Gaga's Hold My Hand from Top Gun: Maverick, Rihanna's Lift Me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, This Is A Life from Everything Everywhere All At Once, and Applause from Tell It Like A Woman.

The lead actors of RRR Ram Charan and Jr NTR were present at the Academy Awards.

Meanwhile, sci-fi film Everything Everywhere All at Once directed by Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, with 11 nominations, won seven awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. 

Here's the complete list of Oscars95 winners:

Best Original Song: Naatu Naatu (RRR)

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Brendan Fraser (The Whale)

Best Picture: Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)


Best Actress in a Leading Role: Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All at Once)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Ke Huy Quan (Everything Everywhere All at Once)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Jamie Lee Curtis (Everything Everywhere All at Once)

Best Director: Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (Everything Everywhere All at Once)

Best Original Screenplay: Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Film Editing: Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Adapted Screenplay: Women Talking

Best International Feature Film: All Quiet on the Western Front

Best Animated Feature Film: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Best Animated Short: The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse


Best Documentary Short Film: The Elephant Whisperers

Best Documentary Feature: Navalny (Daniel Roher, Odessa Rae, Diane Becker, Melanie Miller, and Shane Boris)

Best Cinematography: James Friend (All Quiet on the Western Front)

Best Live Action Short: An Irish Goodbye

Best Visual Effects: Avatar: The Way of Water (Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon, and Daniel Barrett)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: The Whale (Adrien Morot, Judy Chin, and Annemarie Bradley)

Best Costume Design: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Ruth Carter)

Best Production Design: All Quiet on the Western Front

Best Sound: Top Gun: Maverick

The 95th Academy Awards, organised by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on March 12, was televised in the United States by ABC and was produced by Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss.


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