Twitter is crammed with congratulatory tweets for filmmaker SS Rajamouli as his fictional pre-Independence epic, RRR made historical past on the ninety fifth Academy Awards. The Telugu movie tune Naatu Naatu fetched a nomination within the Greatest Music class. Whereas many are celebrating India’s entry to the Oscars, just a few additionally tweeted asking filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri about his movie, The Kashmir Information which is formally out of the race. Additionally learn: RRR staff reacts after Naatu Naatu luggage Oscar nomination for Greatest Authentic Music
One Twitter consumer wrote, “#Oscars2023 higher open with #NaatuNaatu efficiency. Congratulations to the @RRRMovie staff. Historic.” “Sunna tha Kashmir recordsdata jaa raha tha Oscar mei (I heard The Kashmir Information was nominated for Oscars),” added one other one. Yet one more consumer posted, “The #KashmirFiles kaha h (offended face emojis) #boycottoscars.”
Whereas somebody tagged Vivek and requested him, “@vivekagnihotri bhai Kashmir recordsdata ka kucha ata pata hai …koi tweet nahi aya,” one other consumer added to a special publish, “Additionally nothing for The Kashmir Information,” adopted by a tragic face emoji.
The nominees had been introduced on Tuesday by actors Allison Williams and Riz Ahmed from Beverly Hills, California. In addition to RRR, All That Breathes and The Elephant Whisperers have additionally been shortlisted within the Greatest Documentary and Greatest Documentary Quick classes.
Earlier, a number of movies from India made it to the record of 301 movies which had been eligible for the Oscars nomination. It included Alia Bhatt-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi, Rishab Shetty’s Kannada movie Kantara and Chhello Present (Final Movie Present). Marathi movies Me Vasantrao and Tujhya Sathi Kahi Hello, R Madhavan’s Rocketry: The Nambi Impact, Iravin Nizhal and Kannada film Vikrant Rona are additionally on the record. Documentaries All That Breathes by Shaunak Sen and Kartiki Gonsalves’ The Elephant Whisperers had been part of the record as effectively.
In the meantime, reacting to the information of Ram Charan and Jr NTR’s movie making to the Oscars nomination, the RRR staff wrote on Twitter, “WE CREATED HISTORY!! Proud and privileged to share that #NaatuNaatu has been nominated for Greatest Authentic Music on the ninety fifth Academy Awards. #Oscars #RRRMovie.” A number of celebrities, akin to Farhan Akhtar, Karan Johar and Madhur Bhandarkar amongst others prolonged heat needs to the RRR staff after the bulletins.
The Oscars will probably be introduced on March 12. The RRR staff will doubtless attend the awards ceremony.