Rajkummar Rao’s Newton selected as India’s official submission for the Oscars. A news is making headline that Amit Masurkar’s film Newton has become India’s official movie that will be sent for Oscars. According to sources the film has been selected under the category for the Best Foreign Film language category at the Oscars. The decision was taken by the selection committee of the Film Federation of India.
The organisation’s secretary general, Supran Sen announced the decision on Friday saying that, “Newton was chosen unanimously by the committee out of 26 entries. Everyone in the committee liked it.”
Rajkummar Rao has playing the lead role of Newton Kumar who is a presiding officer by profession and a person who wants to hold a free and fair election in a Chhattisgarh village despite the threat of Naxalite violence and all-round cynicism.
While talking about the movie’s selection for Oscars Amit Masurkar said , “I’m very grateful to the committee for choosing Newton. We are in the theatres today and this announcement will help in making more people watch the film. After all, this is a film we made for India.”
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