Oscars 2023: RRR makes history, nabs Best Song nod. Check out full list of noms | Hollywood

SS Rajamouli’s fictional pre-Independence epic has made history at the 95th Academy Awards. The Telugu blockbuster managed a nomination in the Best Song category. The nominees were announced on Tuesday by Allison Williams and Riz Ahmed from Beverly Hills, California.

All That Breathes also nabbed Best Documentary Feature

Earlier, RRR won the Best Song award for its track Naatu Naatu and the Best Foreign language film in the 28th version of the Critics Choice Awards. Prior to that, RRR made India proud on the global stage as it won the Golden Globe for the Best Original Score Naatu Naatu.

RRR, a pre-independence fictional story, follows two real-life Indian revolutionaries – Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Jr NTR) – in the 1920s. The film also featured Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn in special appearances. At the Golden Globes, RRR was also nominated in the ‘best picture-non English’ cateogry but lost out to Argentina’s historical drama Argentina, 1985.

All That Breathes previously won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, a film gala that promotes independent cinema and filmmakers, and earned the Golden Eye award for the best documentary at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.

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