Newton is India's official entry for Oscars 2018

Rajkumar Rao's Newton which has been shown at many international film festivals has hit the screens in India today. And now it has been confirmed that Newton will be India's official entry at the Oscars next year.

The Film Federation Of India (FFI), in an official statement on Friday, confirmed the nomination. The Hindi movie was the unanimous choice of FFI's selection committee, headed by Telugu producer C V Reddy. 'Newton' has been selected as India's official entry to the Oscars. It was unanimously chosen from 26 entries this year," FFI secretary general Supran Sen said.

The National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao plays the lead in this indie drama. The film also stars Anjali Patil, Pankaj Tripathi and veteran thespian Raghubir Yadav of 'Mungeri Lal' fame.

14 comments on “Newton is India's official entry for Oscars 2018”

  1. really acc to me dangal deserve it. Even this movie release today. How it can be choosen?

      1. Bhang pee kA cmnt type kr rahe ho Kya bhai? Cartoon faltu khatara movies India me hi award jeet jati ha Oscar me thodi standard ki movie bhejni pdti ha ............ Bahubali to mzak bnwa degi India ka

    1. People saying why not Dangal, I agree with them they should've sent Dangal or bahubali 2 because now days oscars are rigged so the amount of money they made from the movie, they could've paid some to the oscars and got the award!

      Unfortunately newton will not win! As always!

  2. This film is going to be a disaster one of the criteria’s for a film to be Oscar worthy is it has to be financially successful be that above average typical agenda heavy industry

  3. Parshya aamir dosen’t accept Indian awards so it’s a way of industrywalas taking revenge on him best way forward is for dangal to go as an independent entry.

  4. For me it's Dangal... If India sends Dangal for the oscars they'll surely nominate Dangal... Bcz last Indian movie nominated for oscars was Laagaan and for me Dangal is the best Aamir Khan film ever... Dangal deserves the place because only it has a potential to win the Academy Award...

    1. Oscars are rigged, AAMIR won't even attend the awards or send the movie!

  5. Everybody shouting Dangal please note that it is not eligible for 2018 Oscars because it was released on 2016. Sarabjit was sent to Oscars instead of Dangal last year.

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