At the 2023 Golden Globes, director SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus ‘RRR’ won Best Original Song for its song ‘Naatu Naatu’ on Wednesday, January 11. As the nation celebrated the spectacular victory, singer-composer Adnan Sami chastised Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy for promoting regionalism by congratulating the ‘RRR’ team with his ‘Telugu flag’ remark.
His reaction to the tweet divided social media; while some praised him, many Telugu users questioned the singer’s intent and asked him not to politicize everything. “What prompted you to consider it a separatist attitude? What’s the harm in being proud of people from the same state? And, in case you are unfamiliar with the system, he is the Governor of Andhra Pradesh “A fan commented.
Let’s see people’s reactions:
For the uninitiated, Adnan Sami renounced his Pakistani citizenship in 2016 and became an Indian citizen, receiving the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honor, in 2020
About Naatu Naatu:
At the 2023 Golden Globes, the song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus ‘RRR’ won Best Original Song.
The song was written by Kala Bhairavi and Rahul Sipligunj and composed by veteran music director MM Keeravaani. Taylor Swift’s ‘Carolina’ from ‘Where The Crawdads Sing,’ ‘Ciao Papa’ from ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,’ Lady Gaga’s ‘Hold My Hand’ from ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ and Rihanna’s ‘Lift Me Up’ from ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ were also nominated.