Indian fans are ecstatic when Naatu Natu won the Best Original Song Oscar in 2023. In the recent months, the internet witnessed people from all around the world dancing up to this popular song. Yeah, it has spread around the world, and this historic victory is India’s sixth Oscar. After “Jai Ho” from Slumdog Millionaire in 2008, RRR’s “Naatu Naatu” was able to amass enormous fame. But, the victory has delighted many people, not only Indian supporters. Lady Gaga’s response to the nomination of Hold My Hand from Top Gun: Maverick at the ceremony was touching.
Lady Gaga stood up from her seat and started loudly applauding as soon as the Best Original Song Award winner, RRR, was revealed. MM Keeravaani, the composer of Naatu Naatu, and Chandrabose, the lyricist, entered the stage to enthusiastic applause to accept the honour. The internet community is falling in love with Gaga’s response, and the video has gone viral on social media. One admirer commented on the video and said, “Gaga is the loveliest guy. Imagine, for example, losing the Oscar and still being ecstatic that someone else did.
The songs up for this award were Raise Me Up by Rihanna from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Hold My Hand by Lady Gaga, This is a life by Mitski and David Byrne from Everything Everywhere All at Once, and Applause by Diane Warren from Tell It Like a Woman.
The principal actors of the SS Rajamouli-directed film RRR are Ram Charan and Jr. NTR. Two real-life Indian revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem, and their struggle against the British Raj are central to the fictitious story. Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, and Shriya Saran are also featured in the movie. Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava perform the song Naatu Naatu, which was written by Chandrabose and was composed by M M Keeravani.