The 2023 Golden Globes were held in California, celebrating the best talent in the film and entertainment industry from the year that went by. Both The Fabelmans and The Banshees of Inisherin led the pack of winners with two top honours apiece, with the former winning the coveted Best Picture award in the drama category.
Its director Stephen Spielberg emerge as the best director this year, and the latter’s Martin McDonagh won for best screenplay.
The Irish black comedy’s lead Colin Farrell also bag an award for best actor in a musical/comedy.
Game of Thrones spin-off House of the Dragon, and the second seasons of The White Lotus and Abbott Elementary were among the big winners at the 2023 Golden Globes.
India was in the running too at this year’s Golden Globes. and S.S. Rajamouli’s action-pack epic RRR miss out in the Best Non-English Language film category, it get an award for the Best Original Song for “Naatu Naatu.”
The song has also shortlist for the upcoming Oscars in the similar category.
The leads of the uber-creative Everything Everywhere All at Once, Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan, trumped as best performers in the musical/ comedy motion picture category.
James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water, nominated in two categories and couldn’t bag a single award, though it continues to revel on the box office front, becoming the seventh biggest movie of all time (approx. Rs. 13,895 crore) in under a month since release.
Cate Blanchett was crown Best Actress in a drama film, for her commanding performance in Tár, and Austin Butler secure one for his slick persona in Elvis.
Other notable achievements include Zendaya winning best actress for Euphoria season 2 and Jennifer Coolidge as best supporting actress for The White Lotus’ second season.
Both actresses were award in similar fields during the 2022 Emmy Awards in September 2022.
Show was Host by comedian-actor Jerrod Carmichael, the 2023 Golden Globes mark the ceremony’s return to a televised broadcast, after allegations of racism and unethical conduct were brought up against the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the body that organises the awards in 2021.
Its prime US-based network NBC dump the awards show that year, wanting to see “meaningful reform” from the organisation.
The original report from Los Angeles Times reveale that the HFPA contain zero Black members, and that some voters had been frequently accepting “freebies” from studios.
It prompt a boycott from publicists and stars, eventually leading to the cancellation of last year’s Golden Globe Awards.
Golden Globes return to TV in 2023 in India, it was streamed on Lionsgate Play.
It’s a remarkable day indeed for the Indian entertainment industry as SS Rajamouli’s Telugu-language epic action drama RRR has created history.
The song Naatu Naatu has won Best Original Song at the 80th Golden Globe Awards, a first for any Asian song.
Music director MM Keeravaani, lyricist Chandrabose and singers Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava are over the moon as are Rajamouli, Jr NTR, Ram Charan and many others associate with the film.
The fact that Naatu Naatu trump music stalwarts like Taylor Swift, Alexandre Desplat, Lady Gaga and Rihanna who were also among the nominations is making the hearts of Indians swell with pride.
Congratulations are pouring in from all corners and celebrations are certainly in the order.
Full List of Golden Globe winners 2023
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Original Song – Movie||“Naatu Naatu,” Kala Bhairava, M.M. Keeravani, Rahul Sipligunj (RRR)||“Carolina,” Taylor Swift (Where the Crawdads Sing)|
“Ciao Papa,” Alexandre Desplat, Guillermo del Toro, Roeban Katz (Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio)
“Hold My Hand,” Lady Gaga, BloodPop, Benjamin Rice (Top Gun: Maverick)
“Lift Me Up,” Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler, Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Movie – Drama||The Fabelmans||Avatar: The Way of Water|
Top Gun: Maverick
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Movie – Musical or Comedy||The Banshees of Inisherin||Babylon|
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Triangle of Sadness
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Movie – Drama||Cate Blanchett, Tár||Ana de Armas, Blonde|
Michelle Williams, The Fabelmans
Olivia Colman, Empire of Light
Viola Davis, The Woman King
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Movie – Drama||Austin Butler, Elvis||Bill Nighy, Living|
Brendan Fraser, The Whale
Hugh Jackman, The Son
Jeremy Pope, The Inspection
|2023 Colden Globe for Best Actress in a Movie – Musical or Comedy||Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once||Anya Taylor-Joy, The Menu|
Emma Thompson, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
Lesley Manville, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris
Margot Robbie, Babylon
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Movie – Musical or Comedy||Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin||Adam Driver, White Noise|
Daniel Craig, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Diego Calva, Babylon
Ralph Fiennes, The Menu
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Director – Movie||Steven Spielberg, The Fabelmans||Baz Luhrmann, Elvis|
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once
James Cameron, Avatar: The Way of Water
Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Screenplay – Movie||Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin||Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once|
Sarah Polley, Women Talking
Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner, The Fabelmans
Todd Field, Tár
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in Any Movie||Angela Bassett, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever||Carey Mulligan, She Said|
Dolly De Leon, Triangle of Sadness
Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in Any Movie||Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once||Barry Keoghan, The Banshees of Inisherin|
Brad Pitt, Babylon
Brendan Gleeson, The Banshees of Inisherin
Eddie Redmayne, The Good Nurse
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Movie – Non-English Language||Argentina, 1985 (Argentina)||All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany)|
Decision to Leave (South Korea)
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Animated Movie||Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio||Inu-Oh|
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Original Score – Movie||Justin Hurwitz, Babylon||Alexandre Desplat, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio|
Carter Burwell, The Banshees of Inisherin
Hildur Gudnadóttir, Women Talking
John Williams, The Fabelmans
|2023 Golden Globe for Best TV Series – Drama||House of the Dragon||Better Call Saul|
|2023 Golden Globe for Best TV Series – Musical or Comedy||Abbott Elementary||The Bear|
Only Murders in the Building
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Limited Series, Anthology Series or TV Movie||The White Lotus||Black Bird|
Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Pam & Tommy
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Series – Drama||Zendaya, Euphoria||Emma D’Arcy, House of the Dragon|
Hilary Swank, Alaska Daily
Imelda Staunton, The Crown
Laura Linney, Ozark
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Series – Drama||Kevin Costner, Yellowstone||Adam Scott, Severance|
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Diego Luna, Andor
Jeff Bridges, The Old Man
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Series – Musical or Comedy||Quinta Brunson, Abbott Elementary||Jean Smart, Hacks|
Jenna Ortega, Wednesday
Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant
Selena Gomez, Only Murders in the Building
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Series – Musical or Comedy||Jeremy Allen White, The Bear||Bill Hader, Barry|
Donald Glover, Atlanta
Martin Short, Only Murders in the Building
Steve Martin, Only Murders in the Building
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or TV Movie||Amanda Seyfried, The Dropout||Jessica Chastain, George and Tammy|
Julia Garner, Inventing Anna
Julia Roberts, Gaslit
Lily James, Pam & Tommy
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or TV Movie||Evan Peters, Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story||Andrew Garfield, Under the Banner of Heaven|
Colin Firth, The Staircase
Sebastian Stan, Pam & Tommy
Taron Egerton, Black Bird
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical-Comedy or Drama TV Series||Julia Garner, Ozark||Elizabeth Debicki, The Crown|
Hannah Einbinder, Hacks
Janelle James, Abbott Elementary
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Abbott Elementary
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical-Comedy or Drama TV Series||Tyler James Williams, Abbott Elementary||Henry Winkler, Barry|
John Lithgow, The Old Man
Jonathan Pryce, The Crown
John Turturro, Severance
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or TV Movie||Jennifer Coolidge, The White Lotus||Aubrey Plaza, The White Lotus|
Claire Danes, Fleishman Is in Trouble
Daisy Edgar-Jones, Under the Banner of Heaven
Niecy Nash, Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
|2023 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or TV Movie||Paul Walter Hauser, Black Bird||Domhnall Gleeson, The Patient|
F. Murray Abraham, The White Lotus
Richard Jenkins, Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Seth Rogen, Pam & Tommy
The soundtrack which had got the entire nation grooving to its tunes makes an important addition to the fictional tale set in pre-Independent India.
‘RRR’ follows the adventures of real-life revolutionaries Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Jr NTR) and their path-breaking performances have form the bedrock of the film’s success around the globe.