Naatu Naatu and The Elephant Whisperers are currently enjoying widespread acclaim following their remarkable success at the 95th Oscar ceremony. This historic win marks the first time that two Indian productions have achieved such a feat at the Oscars. The veteran Malayalam actor, Mammootty, also extended his congratulations to the Oscar winners.
Mammootty wrote to Twitter,” Brimming with pride on seeing the world groove to Naattu Naattu. Heartfelt congrats to MM Keeravani and Chandra Bose for making the entire country proud. SS Rajamouli, Ram Charan and NT Rama Rao Jr proud of all of you for taking Indian cinema to the top of the world.”
Brimming with pride on seeing the world groove to #NaattuNaattu . Heartfelt congrats to @mmkeeravaani & @boselyricist for making the entire country proud.@ssrajamouli , @AlwaysRamCharan , @tarak9999 Proud of all of you for taking Indian Cinema to the top of the world#Oscars pic.twitter.com/lsBfPBaVJk— Mammootty (@mammukka) March 13, 2023
Prior to their Oscar win, Naatu Naatu had already clinched victories at the Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards. The Elephant Whisperers, on the other hand, has received its first international recognition through the Oscars.