Source: HT News Service
Published on: April 5, 2023


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Chandrabose, who wrote the lyrics for Naatu Naatu, was honoured by Chiranjeevi. He also posed with the Oscars trophy and remarked  ‘What a wonderful feeling…’

Actor Chiranjeevi gave a grand welcome to lyricist Chandrabose as he hosted him to celebrate his Oscar win for Naatu Naatu from RRR. Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Chiranjeevi said it was wonderful to know that the first ever Telugu words to be heard on the Oscar stage came from him.

Chiranjeevi posted pics to his social media

Chiranjeevi shared pictures as Chandrabose was seen on the sets of the actor’s upcoming Telugu film, Bhola Shankar. In the first picture, Chiranjeevi was seen holding the Oscar trophy, and Chandrabose’s hand as they smiled. He also hoisted the trophy while hugging Chandrabose.

Another photo showed the film’s team posing for a photo with Chiranjeevi and Chandrabose, who held a flower bouquet and had a red shawl around him. Chiranjeevi captioned the post, “What a wonderful feeling that you gave the first ever Telugu words to be heard on the Oscar stage in 95 years!! Elated to relive those moments through you & heartened to welcome you home after the victorious march to the #Oscars95 (sic).”

Chiranjeevi also honoured Rajamouli and Keeravani

Recently, Chiranjeevi honoured SS Rajamouli and composer MM Keeravani for bringing home the Academy Award for RRR at his son Ram Charan’s birthday bash. A day later, he hosted Chandrabose at his home.

Earlier this month, Chandrabose revealed in an interview that Tom Cruise told him that he loved the song as well as the film. He said that his happiness knew no bounds when he heard a legendary actor like Tom praise his work. In an interview with Sakshi TV, Chandrabose shared the best praise he received for Naatu Naatu. The clip has surfaced on social media.

“When I met Tom Cruise, I walked up to him and introduced myself. He said, ‘Wow, I love RRR, I love Naatu Naatu’. To hear the word Naatu come from a legendary actor like Tom Cruise, it’s a matter of happiness,” Chandrabose said. RRR, directed by SS Rajamouli, is a fictional story set in the 1920s pre-independent era.

About RRR

The film is based on the lives of two real heroes and well-known revolutionaries – Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. While Ram Charan played Ram, Jr NTR was seen as Bheem. RRR, which grossed over ₹1200 crore worldwide during its theatrical run, was massively celebrated for its action sequences. The film is currently running in Japan where it has emerged as the highest-grossing Indian film of all time.

Disclaimer: Except the headline and synopsis, this story has been taken from the HT News Service