95th Academy Awards: 95th Academy Awards are being presented to honor the films released in the year 2022 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences(AMPAS). A total of 10 categories have been shortlisted for the Oscars 2023 that includes documentary and international features, documentary short subject, makeup & hairstyling, original score, original song, animated short, live-action short, and sound & visual effects. Here, we have discussed the Naatu Naatu from RRR which has made entries into the Oscars.
‘Naatu Naatu’ from ‘RRR’ makes it to the Oscars shortlist
The key points of Naatu Naatu from RRR making it to the Oscars shortlist are:
- In the Best Original Song category, the track “Naatu Naatu” from SS Rajamouli’s RRR has been shortlisted.
- This selection has created history as Naatu Naatu has become the first Indian Song to be shortlisted for the Academy Awards.
- The song Naatu Naatu comes from a Telugu Film.
- The track has been composed by MM Keeravaani.
- The song was written by Kala Bhairava and Rahul Sipligunj.
- The movie from which the track comes is a fictional story of pre-independence era. It is the story of two Indian revolutionaries – Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Jr NTR).
- This is the third international nomination for Naatu Naatu.
- RRR earlier had been nominated for the Golden Globe Awards 2023 in two categories, Best Picture – Non-English Language and Original Song – Motion Picture.
- For the Oscars 2023 Naatu Naatu will have competition with 14 other songs, “Nothing Is Lost (You Give Me Strength)” from “Avatar: The Way of Water”, “Lift Me Up” from “Black Panther:Wakanda Forever”, “Ciao Papa” from “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio”, “Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun: Maverick”, and “Carolina” from “Where the Crawdads Sing”.
95th Academy Awards
Date: 12th March 2023
Place: Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, California, US
Produced By: Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner
Directed By: Glenn Weiss
Hosted By: Jimmy Kimmel
The schedule of the 95th Academy Awards is summarized in the given table.
|95th Academy Awards: Important Dates|
|Closure of Eligibility Period||31st December 2022|
|Nomination Voting Starts On||12th January 2023|
|Nomination Voting Ends On||17th January 2023|
|Announcement of Nomination||24th January 2023|
|Final Voting Starts on||2nd March 2023|
|Final Voting Ends On||7th March 2023|
|Presentation of 95th Academy Awards||12th March 2023|
|Oscar Nominations 2023 From India|
FAQs: 95th Academy Awards
Q.1 When will the 95th Academy Awards be organized?
Ans. 95th Academy Awards will be organized on 12th March 2023.
Q.2 Who presents the 95th Academy Awards?
Ans. 95th Academy Awards is presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences(AMPAS).
Q.3 Where will the 95th Academy Awards be held?
Ans. 95th Academy Awards will be held at Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, California, US.
Q.4 Who will Host 95th Academy Awards?
Ans. Jimmy Kimmel will host 95th Academy Awards 2022.
Q.5 In which category has been Naatu Naatu shortlisted for the 95th Academy Awards?
Ans. Naatu Naatu has been shortlisted in the Best Original Song Category for the 95th Academy Awards.