Celebrities Reacts To RRR & The Elephant Whisperers OSCARS Win
Though this historic moment made every Indian proud, many politicians, Bollywood celebrities and known personalities also came forward to congratulate the teams for their big win and give India a well-deserved recognition at a global stage.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is proud and elated with “Naatu Naatu” winning an Oscar, and hailed the song as one that will be remembered for years to come. He also congratulated the entire team of Tamil documentary “The Elephant Whisperers” after it created history at the 95th Academy Awards by becoming the maiden Indian production to win in the Documentary Short Subject category. “Exceptional! The popularity of ‘Naatu Naatu’ is global. It will be a song that will be remembered for years to come. Congratulations to @mmkeeravaani @boselyricist and the entire team for this prestigious honour. India is elated and proud. #Oscars,” he wrote.
Alia Bhatt also took to her social media and wrote, “Aaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhh,” for RRR win. The actor played a pivotal role in the film. In another post, she congratulated The Elephant Whisperers and its producer Guneet Monga. “ufff what a visual! Historic. Congratulations @guneetmonga and the whole team,” she wrote.
Priyanka Chopra took to Instagram Story and applauded the RRR team. Sharing the winning moment, she wrote, “Yesss team.” Filmmaker Karan Johar called the Oscar win of “RRR” “historic”. “Historic!!!! OMG!!!!!!! I was jumping on my bed !!!!! So so so proud! @m.m.keeravani sir @ssrajamouli sir @jrntr @alwaysramcharan” he wrote on Instagram Stories.
Hrithik Roshan and Ajay Devgn, took to social media to celebrate the double Oscar win for India. Ajay Devgn, who also made a guest appearance in “RRR”, called the two trophies for Indian films a “proud moment”. Hrithik wrote, “Such a historic, proud & happy moment for Indian Cinema at #Oscars95 ! Many congratulations to the team of Best Documentary Short Film #TheElephantWhisperers & Team RRR for Best Original Song #NaatuNaatu !! More power to you all.
“Wonderful!!! Congratulations to all of you #ElephantWhisperers” tweeted actor Kangana Ranaut.