SS Rajamouli won Best Director Award at New York Film Critics Circle
New Delhi: Ram Charan congratulated RRR director SS Rajamouli on his big win at the New York Film Critics Circle. SS Rajamouli won the Best Director trophy for RRR. Ram Charan reacted to the tweet shared by the filmmaker’s son SS Karthikeya and he wrote: “And to many more such awards. Congratulations SS Rajamouli Garu.” Meanwhile, SS Rajamouli’s acceptance speech from the award ceremony went viral. “Receiving this award from you is a great honour. I really appreciate it. You have honoured my whole cast and crew and have made a lot of people take notice of a small film from the south of India. Many people don’t know that such a field exists but because of this, now I am sure many people will look at it,” the filmmaker said during the ceremony.
Here’s what Ram Charan tweeted:
Videos from SS Rajamouli’s acceptance speech.
On Thursday, Ram Charan and wife Upasana flew to Los Angles for the Golden Globe Awards, to be held on January 11. At this year’s Golden Globe Awards, RRR has been nominated in 2 categories – for Best Foreign Film, and the film’s track Naatu Naatu has been nominated for Best Original Song.
Upasana shared this in-flight picture on Thursday:
RRR song Nattu Nattu has also made it to the Oscars shortlist for the Best Original Song Category. The nominations for the 95th Academy Awards will be announced on January 24. RRR released across the globe in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam, has submitted itself for consideration in various Oscar categories.
RRR features Ram Charan and Jr NTR in the lead roles. The film also stars Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Olivia Morris, Samuthirakani, Alison Doody, Ray Stevenson. RRR, set in the 1920’s, is a fictitious story based on two legendary freedom fighters – Alluri Seetharamaraju and Komaram Bheem.