Naatu Naatu has its own status as one of the most critically acclaimed and widely discussed films of 2022. The popularity of SS Rajamouli’s historical action epic RRR is making history in the Indian cinema as well as the western world.
Although the film has not got the nomination for Best Director or the Best film the nomination for Best Original Song is creating high hopes to the makers, in spite the fact it faces conventionally popular competition from including ‘The legs’ of Rhianna, previous winner Lady Gaga and Academy favourite Diane Warren.
Having already won Golden Globe and Critics Choice Awards MM Keeravani’s Naatu Naatu, now to have positioned the song as a heavy favorite to take home the Oscar for Best original Song which would be the first Indian cinema.
According to experts, among the five nominated songs Naatu Naatu is the most worthy song for such recognition.
Naatu Naatu is in the league of its own as it’s not only a proclamation of Telugu empowerment in the face of British imperialism but also sets a very high bar for the remaining two hours in this three-hour epic. This song has created new standards for musical numbers strong enough to rival the class six of golden age Hollywood leaving, us courteous if future movie musicals from the west will be able to keep up.
The recognition that this song has got throughout the world by its amazing beats and synchronised dance form makes it worthy to get Oscar for Best original Song.
This song is getting viral throughout the world. This is the indicator that the song is loved by everyone and the Academy cannot foresee this fact. Naatu has developed a devoted following of its own to rival even that of the film itself. The song Naatu Naatu will also be performed in the awards to raise the ratings of the award as the song is very popular amongst masses throughout the world.