Los Angeles: “Naatu Naatu”, the foot-tapping hit from SS Rajamouli’s “RRR”, danced its option to the most effective unique song-motion image win at the Golden Globes, however the Telugu blockbuster misplaced out to “Argentina, 1985” in the most effective picture-non English class.

The music, which celebrates the spirit of dance and friendship, beat out competitors from the likes of Tylor Swift, Rihanna and Lady Gaga to register a win the Globes.

The win for greatest music bolsters the movie’s probabilities of putting gold once more within the Hollywood award season, which culminates with the Oscars, the nominations for which will likely be introduced on January 24.

“Naatu Naatu” has already made it to the ninety fifth Academy Awards shortlist for greatest unique music, together with 14 others.

Actor Jenny Ortega introduced the music, composed by veteran music director MM Keeravaani and sung by Kala Bhairava and Rahul Sipligunj, because the winner.

Keeravani thanked Rajamouli for his “imaginative and prescient” as he accepted the award.

“It has been an ages outdated follow to say that this award really belongs to another person. So I used to be planning to not say these phrases once I get an award like this, however I’m sorry to say that I’m going to repeat the custom as a result of I imply my phrases.

“This award belongs to, so as of precedence, my brother and the director of the film, SS Rajamouli for his imaginative and prescient. I thank him for this fixed belief in my work and help,” Keeravani mentioned.

The veteran music composer additionally thanked the workforce behind the observe — choreographer Prem Rakshith, lyricist Chandrabose and singers Sipligunj and Bhairava.

“And NT Rama Rao Jr and Ram Charan for dancing with full stamina for the music.”

Other nominees within the phase have been Swift’s “Carolina” (“Where The Crawdads Sing”), “Ciao Papa” (“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio”), “Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun: Maverick”, a collaboration between Gaga, BloodPop and Benjamin Rice, and “Lift Me Up” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” by Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler, and Ludwig Goransson.

The movie follows a pre-Independence fictional story woven round two real-life Indian revolutionaries – Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem – within the Nineteen Twenties. The movie stars Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn.

“RRR” hoped to transform its twin nominations right into a win however Argentina’s historic drama “Argentina, 1985” emerged because the shock winner within the class.

Also nominated within the class have been Korean romantic thriller movie “Decision To Leave”, German anti-war drama “All Quiet on the Western Front” and French-Dutch coming-of-age drama “Close”.

The movie’s workforce — led by Rajamouli and its two stars Ram Charan and Jr NTR — got here to the purple carpet of the Golden Globes in type.

While Ram Charan and Rajamouli opted for black Indian outfits, Jr NTR wore a black tuxedo to the award ceremony.

Prior to creating his entrance to the purple carpet of the Golden Globes, Ram Charan shared a gaggle image with the workforce on his Instagram web page.

“THE #RRR FAMILY! On the way in which to the GOLDEN GLOBES @goldenglobes (sic)” the actor wrote within the caption. The workforce of “RRR” additionally included producer Shobu Yarlagadda.

Ram Charan was accompanied by spouse Upasana Kamineni and Jr NTR got here with Lakshmi Pranathi. Rajamouli was joined by spouse Rama Rajamouli.

At the purple carpet, Ram Charan mentioned it was a surreal second for the movie’s workforce to obtain two Golden Globes nominations.

“I’ve no phrases to clarify all of the arduous work the entire workforce has put in. Coming from the south of India to the Mecca of movies and being appreciated, it simply provides us extra vitality to come back again and do higher movies,” he instructed The Hollywood Reporter

The 37-year-old Charan mentioned he would like to work with high administrators of Hollywood in future.

“I would like them to expertise us and the world coming collectively. The cinema is coming collectively. There’s loads of draw back to the pandemic, however the upside is that all of us have been uncovered to loads of movies throughout the globe,” Ram Charan added.

Jr NTR mentioned the large success of “RRR” was one thing that the workforce by no means anticipated.

“With Rajamouli, taking his observe document into consideration, we positively thought we had a winner. But this will likely be one thing greater than a winner only a winner. Japan and in the present day America, you do not anticipate this to occur,” the 39-year-old actor instructed Variety.

“RRR”, a lavishly mounted interval epic, was the primary Indian movie in over 20 years to be nominated for the awards.

The different two movies nominated within the class earlier known as overseas language movie have been “Salaam Bombay!” (1988) and “Monsoon Wedding” (2001), each directed by Mira Nair.

Directed by Rajamouli, “RRR” emerged on the worldwide scene after its March 2022 launch and obtained reward for the filmmaker’s imaginative and prescient, high-octane battle sequences and Keeravaani’s rousing musical soundtrack.

Over the previous few months, the movie — which was launched in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi — obtained rave opinions from Hollywood biggies.

Some of its endorsers included filmmakers Russo Brothers (“The Gray Man”), Edgar Wright (“Baby Driver”), Scott Derrickson (“Doctor Strange”), “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise director James Gunn and Oscar winner Jessica Chastain.

The movie has additionally obtained 5 nominations for Critics Choice Awards — Best Picture, Best Director, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Song for “Naatu Naatu”, and Best Visual Effects.

And final week, the film made it to the BAFTA longlist for Film not in English Language class.

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