Super star RajinikanthBollywood star Ajay Devgn, Telugu film star Mahesh Babu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among those celebrating India’s double Oscar win.
“Naatu Naatu” by composer MM Keeravaani and lyricist Chandrabose of “SS Rajamouli”RRR“won Best Original Song, while director Kartiki Gonsalves and producer Guneet Monga”The Elephant Whispererswon the award for Best Documentary Short.
“My warm congratulations to Shri. Keeravani, Shri. Rajamouli and Shri. Kartiki Gonsalves on receiving the prestigious Oscar. I salute the proud Indians,” Rajinikanth tweeted.
“Exceptional! The popularity of ‘Naatu Naatu’ is global. This will be a song to be remembered for years to come. Congratulations to @mmkeeravaani, @boselyricist and the entire team for this prestigious honour. India is thrilled and proud Modi tweeted of the “RRR” win.
“Congratulations to @EarthSpectrum, @guneetm and the whole team of ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ for this honor. Their work beautifully highlights the importance of sustainability and living in harmony with nature,” Modi tweeted at about the victory of “The Elephant Whisperers”.
“As it is often said, cinema speaks a universal language. Congratulations to the teams of #RRR and #TheElephantWhisperers on their #Oscars wins. This is a 🇮🇳 proud moment 🎈,” Ajay Devgn tweeted.
“There you go… NAATU NAATU!! Crossing all borders!! Congratulations to @mmkeeravaani garu, @boselyricist and the entire #RRR crew on their phenomenal Oscar win!! A jubilant moment for Indian cinema,” Mahesh Babu tweeted on “RRR,” adding, “Congratulations to all the team at #TheElephantWhisperers winning Best Documentary Short…a Fantasy Film and another phenomenal win” on “The Elephant Whisperers”.