Lyricist Chandrabose, who won an Oscar award for the song Naatu Naatu from SS Rajamouli-directed RRR, has revealed in an interview that Tom Cruise told him that he liked the song as well as the film. He said that when a veteran actor like Tom Cruise praised his work, his happiness knew no bounds. (Also Read: RRR’s ‘Jenny’ Olivia Morris reacts on Natu Natu Oscar win, recalls reaction on hearing the song for the first time,
Chandrabose, a veteran writer in Telugu cinema, wrote the lyrics for Naatu Naatu, which was composed by MM Keeravani.
In an interview to Sakshi TV, Chandrabose shared about the best compliment he has received for Naatu Naatu. This clip has surfaced on social media.
“When I met Tom Cruise, I went up to him and introduced myself. He said, ‘Wow, I love RRR, I love Natu Natu.’ It is heartening to hear the word Naatu come from the mouth of a veteran actor like Tom Cruise,” said Chandrabose.
In the same clip, he says that even Steven Spielberg praised the film. He told her that his wife saw the film twice.
At the Oscar Awards ceremony, Naatu Naatu was performed live and the performance received a standing ovation. Deepika Padukone started the performance as the audience cheered every time the name of the song was mentioned.
The official Twitter handle of RRR posted after the historic win and wrote in the caption: “We are blessed that #RRRMovie is the first feature film to bag India’s first #Oscar in the Best Song category with #NaatuNaatu! No words describe it.” Couldn’t. This surreal moment. (folded hands emoticon) Dedicating this to all our amazing fans across the globe. Thank you!! (red heart emoticon) Jai Hind!”
On winning the Oscar for Naatu Naatu, composer MM Keeravani said in his acceptance speech: “I had only one wish in my mind… RRR has to win… the pride of every Indian… and I must keep it to the world.” Top. “
Over the last few months, Naatu Naatu has become a truly global phenomenon. In all its recent screenings in the West, the track has seen audiences dancing and hooting in the aisles.
Released in cinema halls last March, RRR is a fictional story set in the pre-independent era of 1920 and is based on the lives of two real heroes and famous revolutionaries.