Most wonderful gift from the Universe, MM Keeravaani thanks Richard Carpenter
"This is something I didn’t expect at all ..tears rolling out of joy," MM Keeravaani wrote
Richard Carpenter, one of the singers of The Carpenters band, extended his wishes to music composer MM Keeravaani and lyricist Chandrabose for their big win at the Oscars. They won the Best Original Song Award for RRR's Naatu Naatu.
Resharing that, MM Keeravaani, wrote, "This is something I didn’t expect at all ..tears rolling out of joy Most wonderful gift from the Universe."
RRR's director SS Rajamouli commented on Richard's Instagram post, "Sir, throughout this Oscar campaign my brother maintained a calm composure whether it is before winning or after he didn't let his emotions out. But, the moment he saw this, he couldn't control the tears rolling down his cheeks.. the most memorable moment for our family. Thank you so much.." (sic)
It may be noted that accepting the award, Keeravaani said, "Thank You Academy. I grew up listening to the carpenters. He also sang The Carpenters' song Top of the World with tweaked lyrics to express his gratitude. "There was only one vision in my mind...So was Rajamouli’s and my family’s... RRR has to win pride of every Indian. And must put me on top of the world."
Following that, Richard Carpenter, took to Instagram to share a video of his family singing the tweaked version of Top of the World song, wishing MM Keeravaani and lyricist Chrandrabose.