WATCH how Jr. NTR and Ram Charan’s RRR receives special mention at the Oscars 2024

Oscars 2024: At the ceremony, SS Rajamouli’s film RRR received a special mention, one year following its historic victory at the 95th Academy Awards.

During the 95th Academy Awards, SS Rajamouli and the RRR crew put India on the international map with pride. At the 2023 Oscars, Jr. NTR and Ram Charan’s RRR song Naatu Naatu took home the Best Original Song trophy. One year later, the movie received a special mention.

In case you missed it, Ryan Gosling and Emily Bunt hosted the 96th Academy Awards, where they paid tribute to some of the best-ever movie stunt sequences, including RRR.


With a special mention going to the SS Rajamouli-directed film, the Academy surprised and pleased the makers of RRR. The official X profile of RRR posted a video in which the action scenes in the movie were rated as some of the best stunt sequences in cinematic history.

“And again, a sweet surprise for us… Glad that TheAcademy included RRRMovie action sequences as part of their tribute to the world’s greatest stunt sequences in cinema (sic),” a tweet by team RRR read.

The song Naatu Naatu by RRR was performed at the 96th Academy Awards, one year after it was nominated for an Oscar. Even the creators of Ram Charan and Jr. NTR were pleasantly surprised by it. They posted a video of Naatu Naatu performing at the Oscars in 2024. The caption on the video, which was posted on the movie’s official Instagram page, said, “On the Oscars stage again!”

Under the direction of SS Rajamouli, Jr. NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Olivia Morris, and Ray Stevenson were among the cast members of RRR’s star cast. The plot centred on the made-up lives of Komaram Bheem and Alluri Sitarama Raju, two Indian rebels. It provided insight into their camaraderie and resistance to the British Raj.

RRR, which was produced by DVV Entertainment, debuted on March 25, 2022. That year, it ranked among the highest-grossing films ever made.