[ad_1] India Creates History At The Oscars 2023

India Creates History At The Oscars 2023


By Ada Kohli
Published March 13, 2023

Hindustan Times


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India has created history at the 95th Academy Awards in 2023

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The song Naatu Naatu from SS Rajamouli's film RRR became the first Indian film to win an Oscar for Best Original Song on March 13, 2023

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The official Twitter handle of RRR shared the news of its victory after the historic win

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Naatu Naatu singers Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava also performed the song at the Academy Awards which received a standing ovation from the audience

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Deepika Padukone who became India's third presenter at the Oscars introduced the performance with a lovely speech

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After the historic win, actor Ram Charan took to Twitter to express his happiness

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The Elephant Whisperers also marked history as it won the Best Documentary Short Subject at the Oscars

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Produced by Guneet Monga, this short film became the first Indian production to win in the category

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Actor Priyanka Chopra took to her Instagram story to express her joy for India and wrote, "Wohooo!!! Amazing! #rrr #standingovation. @theacademy"

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to social media to congratulate the entire team of  RRR and The Elephant Whisperers

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