Newton directed by Amit Masurkar, “Newton” released on Friday, announced on its official Twitter handle that the film has been entered for the Oscars.
They tweeted, “The votes are in. #NEWTON is India’s official entry for the Oscars! Congratulations @Amit_Masurkar, @RajkummarRao, @ManMundra & Team Newton!”
Hansel Mehta Director is latest release ‘Simran’ took to social media to support the Newton team and give his best wishes, he tweeted,
“ #Newton is India’s entry to the Oscars. The best choice in years by the federation, if films like A Separation and Children of Heaven made it to the Oscar nominations so can #Newton. It is our best shot. @ManMundra go for it!”
The film has also been praised by Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, on Friday applauded the film on Twitter and expressed that “Newton” shows reality.
“Saw the film ‘Newton’… its stark reality was a treat to watch! An eye-opener on many aspects!” he tweeted.
Various Bollywood celebs like Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor and Anil Kapoor have taken to their social media’s and congratulated Newton’s team and star Rajkummar Rao on the big news.
Starring National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao, “Newton” revolves around a young government clerk who is sent on election duty to a Maoist-controlled town and how the ideological struggle puts him in an awkward situation.
Rajkummar will soon be seen in other projects like “Love Sonia”, “5Weddings”, “Ittefaq: It Happened One Night” and “Fanney Khan”.