For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

    Rajkummar Rao: Want Newton To Break India’s Dry Spell At The Oscars!


    With Newton being unanimously chosen as India's official entry to the Academy Awards next year, actor Rajkummar Rao hopes that his dark comedy on Indian democracy manages to win the golden statuette. Directed by Amit Masurkar, the movie featuring Rajkummar in the title role, has been chosen to represent the country in the Best Foreign Language category at the awards.

    Also Read: Bikini Alert! Ruhi Singh's Latest Pictures Are Too Hot To Handle

    As it is barely months to the ceremony, the actor says the team is working round-the-clock, which includes showing the film around and acquiring the services of a publicist. "The campaign is on. We are trying our level best and hoping for the best. The team is already there. A lot of screenings are going on in Los Angeles as we speak. There are a huge number of films, that are in the running for the Oscars."

    Rajkummar Rao Newton

    Also Read: Lingerie Wars! Who Looks The HOTTEST? Esha Gupta Or Amy Jackson

    In an interview with PTI he continued, "I really want Newton to break India's dry spell at the Oscars. I can't say, obviously, if it will happen or not. But I wish it does,"

    There were reports that suggested Newton was a rip-off of the 2001 Iranian film Secret Ballot. But they were quashed with filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's timely intervention. He reached out to the director and the producer of the Iranian film to clarify that Newton bore no similarity with their project.

    Rajkummar quipped, "(He) butchered those people who were saying 'it's a copy, it's a copy'. I don't understand people have so much time in this world. I don't know why they don't focus on making their life better."

    Also View: Sizzling Hot Pictures Of Amy Jackson!

    (PTI News)

    Read more about: rajkummar rao newton

    Get all the buzzing scoop from the world of entertainment - Filmibeat

    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Filmibeat sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Filmibeat website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more