Los Angeles, January 18. After RRR’s victory at the Golden Globe Awards, all eyes were on the Critics’ Choice Awards 2023. This award ceremony was also very special for India, because the blockbuster RRR received not one or two, but five nominations at this award ceremony. Now the winners have finally been announced and RRR has the chance to celebrate again. The film won not one, but two Critic’s Choice Awards.
Congratulations to the cast and crew of the film RRR for winning the Best Foreign Language Film award, read a post on the official Twitter account of the Critics’ Choice Awards. Not only this, RRR also topped the Best Song category. A tweet from the film’s official Twitter account read, “Phir Natu Natu Ka Jalwa… Happy to announce that we have won the Critic’s Choice Award for Best Song.”
In the Best Foreign Language category, the best films such as All Quiet on the Western Front, Argentina 1985, Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths, Close and Decision to Leave were nominated, but RRR won the prize.
RRR missed out on Best Picture. Everything Everywhere All at Once won Best Picture, while Best Direction went to Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. Avatar: The Way of Water won the Best VFX award.
At the Critics’ Choice Awards, RRR was nominated in five categories, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Visual Effects, and Best Song (Naatu Naatu). RRR’s Instagram page wrote: Another day and another milestone for RRR. The fans of the film were delighted with this news. The film’s fans and team had high hopes that the film would definitely win in one category or the other.
2023 has brought good luck to SS Rajamouli, Jr NTR and Ram Charan. First his film RRR was shortlisted for the Oscar Award and then his song Naatu Naatu from this film won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. Naatu Naatu’s music composer MM Keeravani has won this award. It was nominated in the Best Song (Motion Picture) category.
RRR has been awarded as the best international film by the Atlanta Film Critics Circle. It also won the Best International Film award at the 2022 Saturn Awards. It also won the Narrative Audience Award at the Philadelphia Film Festival. Rajamouli received the Best Director Award from the New York Film Critics Circle for this. Keeravani won the Best Score Award for the film in the LA Critics Circle the day before.
Let us tell you that BAFTA had also longlisted the awards in different categories in the past. Here, RRR has been longlisted for the Non-English Language Movies category. The final nomination for this will be announced on 19 January.