New Delhi: ‘RRR’ actor Jr NTR is back in India after attending the prestigious Oscars 2023 ceremony on Sunday in Hollywood. On Tuesday night, the celebrity was seen at the Hyderabad airport, where he was mobbed by legions of fans hoping to catch a glimpse of him.
Before the Oscars, ‘RRR’ was being promoted in the US by Junior NTR, Ram Charan, and director SS Rajamouli. After attending the 95th Academy Awards ceremony, when RRR’s joyful song ‘Naatu Naatu’ won the best original song prize, Jr. NTR landed in Hyderabad and was welcomed by his wife Lakshmi Pranathi.
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Fans greeted the ‘RRR’ star with loud cheers as he exited the airport at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.
The actor informed reporters that the moment when ‘Naatu Naatu’ received the Oscar would live in everlasting memory for the rest of his life.
“I can never forget the moment when the Oscar award was announced for Naatu Naatu. It was an amazing experience which can’t be described in words,” he said.
He also mentioned that he called his wife to tell her the good news as soon as the award was announced. “I will always remember the moment when Keeravani and Chandrabose received the award on stage. That was my best moment,” the actor said.
He also mentioned how delighted he felt to be a part of the Oscar triumph as an Indian and a Telugu. “If I have received this honour, it’s because of my fans. This prestigious award has come because of love and blessings of cine lovers and fans,” he said.
Meanwhile, after the song from the Telugu movie won the Best Original Song Oscar at the 95th Academy Awards, online searches for ‘Naatu Naatu’ on Google increased by a staggering 1,105% globally.