India’s movie Industries bring its nation to a world level with 2 Oscars Wins. “Naatu Naatu,” the blockbuster hit from the action film “RRR,” received the Academy Award for best original song, becoming the first film from India to do so. Meanwhile, “The Elephant Whisperers” won best documentary short film. This marks a joyous occasion for India. as not only is this India’s movie Industries first time to bring its country an Academy Award, but doing it twice at the same night.
“Naatu Naatu” is a song in the movie “RRR” sung when the movie leads tried to educate a racist British man. Meanwhile, “The Elephant Whisperers” is a short heartfelt story of a couple adopting a baby elephant and protecting him from poachers.
Before “Naatu Naatu” was announced as Oscar winner, it had already attracted many fans all around the world. “Naatu Naatu” has millions of views on Youtube and even spawned a TikTok challenge. When the song won an Oscar, it immediately became a top trend on Twitter.
The entire India celebrated this joyous moment with what they shared on social media. Even the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi congratulated the team behind the song. “The popularity of ‘Naatu Naatu’ is global. It will be a song that will be remembered for years to come” , as posted by Narendra Modi on Twitter.
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People involved in the making of the movie also share their gratitude towards the fans supporting them. “No words can describe this surreal moment. Dedicating this to all our amazing fans across the world. THANK YOU!!,” the Twitter account for “RRR” posted.
Not only “Naatu Naatu” that receives many compliment from the fans. “The Elephant Whisperer” is also getting a lot of support. As this movie is the first indian movie to win the Best Documentary Short Oscar. What’s even more amazing is that this film’s director, Kartika Gonsalves made “The Elephant Whisperer” her directorial debut.
Source : Reuters, lifestyleasia