Oscars 2024: JR NTR Joins the Prestigious Actors Branch of the Academy Awards
Telugu superstar Jr NTR, who gained immense fame for his remarkable performance in the blockbuster movie "RRR," achieved yet another significant milestone in his career. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), renowned for organizing the Oscars, invited him to join their highly esteemed Actors Branch.
This remarkable recognition follows the massive success of 'RRR'on the international stage, including a prestigious Oscar win for the movie. 'RRR,' directed by the acclaimed SS Rajamouli, clinched the coveted Academy Award for Best Original Song, 'Naatu Naatu,' at the Oscars.
Jr NTR, celebrated for his role in "RRR," received an official invitation to join the exclusive Actors Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This news was shared as part of a list of new members welcomed into the Academy, which includes individuals like Ke Huy Quan, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Kerry Condon, and Rosa Salazar.
The Academy, in a statement, expressed their admiration for these gifted performers, highlighting their ability to bring stories to life in a way that captivates audiences globally. The statement acknowledged how these actors, through their nuanced expressions, convincing gestures, and authentic portrayals, bridge the gap between fiction and reality. This, in turn, enables viewers to relate to the struggles, joys, and triumphs of the characters they portray. The Academy enthusiastically welcomed Jr NTR (N.T. Rama Rao Jr.), recognizing his exceptional talent and contributions to the world of cinema.
Earlier this year, Jr NTR, alongside his "RRR" co-star Ram Charan and director SS Rajamouli, made waves by attending the Oscars ceremony. The movie's exceptional track, "Naatu Naatu," not only captivated audiences but also secured the prestigious Oscar for Best Original Song.
Meanwhile, Jr NTR is also actively working on his upcoming project, 'Devara' in which he will share the screen with Janhvi Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan.
- PTC PUNJABI