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These Indian Celebrities Made A Global Impact In 2023

As we bid adieu to 2023, it’s time to applaud the spectacular accomplishments of Indian celebrities who have made an indelible mark both, nationally and internationally. From Diljit Dosanjh’s historic Coachella performance to Guneet Monga’s Oscar triumph for The Elephant Whisperer, the year has been a canvas of groundbreaking wins. Let’s delve into the extraordinary feats that have forever engraved the names of these Indian icons on the global stage.

All The Indians Who Made A Global Impact With Their Achievements In 2023:

MM Keeravani’s Oscar-Winning Track ‘Naatu Naatu’

RRR, directed by SS Rajamouli, made headlines by earning a nomination at the 95th Academy Awards. Making history, its song ‘Naatu Naatu,’ composed by MM Keeravani, clinched the Oscar for Best Original Song. This achievement marked the first time an Indian composition received the prestigious accolade.

The Elephant Whisperer: Guneet Monga’s Oscar Triumph

Director Kartiki Gonsalves and producer Guneet Monga achieved a historic win at the 95th Academy Awards with their Netflix documentary, The Elephant Whisperer. This poignant portrayal of life in Tamil Nadu’s Mudumalai Tiger Reserve secured the Oscar for Best Documentary Short, making it the first Indian production to claim this honour.

Diljit Dosanjh’s Coachella Triumph: Punjabi Rhythms Echo Globally

April 2023 witnessed a cultural milestone when Diljit Dosanjh became the inaugural Punjabi artist to grace the Coachella Music Festival stage. The two-day performance not only showcased his musical prowess but also won hearts with his charismatic stage presence and witty interactions with the crowd.

Fashion Icons: Deepika Padukone And Alia Bhatt’s Global Imprints

Deepika Padukone and Alia Bhatt transcended the silver screen to make a mark in the world of fashion. Deepika, as the first Indian brand ambassador for luxury giant Louis Vuitton, joined global luminaries in endorsing the iconic Dauphine bags.

Simultaneously, Alia Bhatt made history as the first Indian global ambassador for Gucci, marking the brand’s 25th anniversary in India.

Karishma Tanna’s Triumph at Busan International Film Festival

At the Busan International Film Festival’s 2023 Asia Content Awards and Global OTT Awards, Karishma Tanna claimed top honours for her stellar performance in Hansal Mehta’s OTT series, Scoop. The gripping criminal investigative drama showcased Tanna’s talent and resilience in a compelling narrative.

Shah Rukh Khan: Redefining Box Office Prowess

2023 was undeniably Shah Rukh Khan’s year. With the release of Pathaan on January 25, SRK not only single-handedly healed the sorry state of the box office for Hindi cinema, but also shattered several records. On its 28th day, Pathaan achieved a monumental milestone, becoming the first Hindi film to cross the Rs 1000 crore mark worldwide after an exceptional nine-week run. The actor once again broke records when his second film of the year, Jawan joined the Rs 1000 crore milsestone within three weeks of his release. His third movie, Dunki, helmed by Rajkumar Hirani, has already crossed the Rs 250 mark within the first week of its release.

Vir Das: Breaking Comedy Barriers with International Emmy Win

Comedian Vir Das created history by becoming the first Indian comic to win an Emmy Award for his Netflix special, Vir Das: The Landing. He shared the coveted prize with the acclaimed British series Derry Girls, underlining the global recognition of Indian comedic talent.

Ektaa Kapoor’s Trailblazing Emmy Achievement

Producer and TV czarina Ektaa Kapoor made waves at the 51st International Emmy Awards, receiving the International Directorate Award. This made her the first Indian woman filmmaker to be bestowed with this prestigious honour, acknowledging her significant contributions to the Indian television industry and storytelling worldwide.

Richa Chadha’s French Honour: Chevalier Des Arts et des Lettres

Actress Richa Chadha received a momentous recognition at the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival as she was honoured with the prestigious Chevalier Des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. This accolade celebrated her exceptional contributions to cinema, solidifying her status as a global figure in the world of film.

The year 2023 has unquestionably been a stellar one for Indian celebrities, breaking barriers and setting new standards on the global stage. From cinematic triumphs to musical milestones and fashion endorsements, these icons have showcased the diverse talent and cultural richness of India, leaving an enduring legacy that will resonate for years to come.