Filmmaker SS Rajamouli’s RRR continues to remain in headlines as the buzz around the film in the West is making it win several prestigious awards. The film has now been nominated in two categories for the prestigious 2023 Golden Globes. The film has been nominated in the Best Picture – Non-English Language category. It will compete against All Quiet on the Western Front, Argentina, 1985, Close and Decision to Leave.
The second nomination is for the RRR song “Naatu Naatu” in the Best Original Song – Motion Picture category. The song will compete against ‘Carolina’ from Where the Crawdads Sing, ‘Ciao Papa’ from Pinocchio, ‘Hold My Hand’ from Top Gun: Maverick and ‘Lift Me Up’ from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Following the announcement, Rajamouli took to Twitter and wrote, “Thanks to the jury at @goldenglobes for nominating #RRRMovie in two categories. Congratulations to the entire team…Thanks to all the fans and audience for your unconditional love and support through out. ????????????.”
RRR actor Jr. NTR also expressed his excitement saying, “Delighted that #RRRMovie has been nominated in two categories at the Golden Globe Awards! Congratulations to all of us… Looking forward.”
Meanwhile, RRR has also been submitted in 15 categories for consideration for Oscars 2023. The categories include Best Motion Picture, Best Director (S.S. Rajamouli), Best Actor for Ram Charan and Jr. NTR, Best Supporting Actor (Ajay Devgn), Best Supporting Actress (Alia Bhatt), Best Original Song for ‘Naatu Naatu’, Best Original Screenplay (S.S. Rajamouli, V. Vijayendra Prasad, Sai Madhav Burra). Best Original Score (M.M. Keeravaani), Best Film Editing (Sreekar Prasad), Best Sound, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, and Best Visual Effects.
In recent times, SS Rajamouli was announced as the winner of the New York Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Director. The film also received the Best International Picture award at the Atlanta Film Critics Circle.