Prasoon Joshi on Naatu Naatu’s Oscar victory: We need to leave behind a legacy of quality songs | Hindi Movie News

Prasoon Joshi an eminent poet and lyricist himself, and the Chairman of the CBFC, shared his joy at MM Keeravani and RRR’s triumph at the Oscars with the song Naatu Naatu.

Says Prasoon, “I couldn’t be more happy for music director MM Keeravani and lyricist Chandrabose. The song and the film have made their place in the hearts of Indians. To see them resonate globally is wonderful. Congratulations to the entire team of RRR.”

Prasoon who has written remarkable songs like Mukhtasar Mulakat Hai, Lukka Chuppi and Masak Kali, feels the legacy of film music is now back on the right track. He says, “Songs in Indian Cinema have been celebrated and have been memory keepers of generations. We need to ensure that the quality of our lyrics and music is given due importance by the makers beyond the here and now. Quality songs are a legacy we need to create and leave behind for lovers of good music poetry and cinema.”

Prasoon’s work in ad films has won the coveted Cannes Lions Gold honour in the past. He has also won the National Award for Best Lyrics multiple times.

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