Did you know RRR’s Golden Globe Award recipient ‘Naatu Naatu’ was filmed in front of Ukraine Prez Zelensky’s residence?

Washington/ Bhubaneswar: Indian cine industry is celebrating the success of SS Rajamouli and his ‘RRR’ team after they bagged the Best Song Award for ‘Naatu Naatu’ at the Golden Globe Awards 2023 hosted in Los Angeles today. Meanwhile, the song’s connection with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s residence has surprised fans.

The Telugu blockbuster that was dubbed in several other languages including Hindi has raised the flag up for Indian cinemas in the foreign land. ‘Naatu Naatu’ was competing in the Best Original Song category against Taylor Swift’s ‘Carolina’, ‘Ciao Papa’ (Alexandre Desplat, Roeban Katz, and Guillermo del Toro) – Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,  ‘Hold My Hand’ (Lady Gaga, BloodPop, and Benjamin Rice) – Top Gun: Maverick and ‘Lift Me Up’ (Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler, and Ludwig Göransson) – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. MM Keeravani, music director of the magnum opus, collected the award.

But, did you know the song ‘Naatu Naatu’ was filmed in front of the official residence of Ukrainian President Volodymyr  Zelensky!

Media reports state that ‘Naatu Naatu’ was filmed at the aforementioned spot in August 2021 and it was only few months before the war broke out. RRR director SS Rajamouli, in an earlier interview, talked about filming the song in front of the Zelensky’s residence and also expressed grief over the Ukraine-Russia war.

The song ‘Naatu Naatu’ is an enthralling dance number from the movie RRR which was performed by actors Jr. NTR and Ram Charan. The movie heaped praises from global entertainment platforms after its release. Bringing home a Golden Globe Award has just added a feather in the movie’s diamond studded cap.

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