SS Rajamouli's fictional pre-Independence epic RRR has been nominated for an Oscar - Best Original Song for Naatu Naatu which also won the Golden Globe in the same category. The nominations for the Oscars were announced by actors Riz Ahmed and Alison Williams on Tuesday. The 95th Academy Awards will be held in Los Angeles on March 12. Chat show host Jimmy Kimmel will host for the third time.
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Proud and privileged to share that #NaatuNaatu has been nominated for Best Original Song at the 95th Academy Awards. #Oscars #RRRMovie pic.twitter.com/qzWBiotjSe
Naatu Naatu will compete against four other nominated songs - Applause from Tell It Like A Woman, Lady Gaga's Hold My Hand from Top Gun: Maverick, Rihanna's Lift Me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and This Is A Life from Everything Everywhere All At Once. Naatu Naatu composer MM Keeravaani will be part of a group of Indian Oscar winners.
All That Breathes previously won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, a film gala that promotes independent cinema and filmmakers, and earned the Golden Eye award for the best documentary at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.
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