Amit Masurkar thrilled at Newton's Oscar selection

Amit Masurkar thrilled at Newton's Oscar selection

This year, three of his films have been released till now and Newton is the fourth film released in theaters on Friday this year.

When NDTV approached the director of the movie, Amit Masurkar, regarding the resemblance in plot with the Iranian movie, he said that he was aware of the Iranian movie having a similar kind of plot.

A day after Amit V Masurkar's black comedy Newton saw its theatrical release and was announced as India's official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 90th Academy Awards, Rajkummar Rao's film was granted Rs 1 crore as grant by the Centre.

After earning accolades for his fantastic role in the movie "Bareilly Ki Barfi", Rajkummar Rao is back with another promising movie, "Newton".

"Newton", which hit screens on September 22, also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Raghubir Yadav, Anjali Patil, Danish Hussain and Sanjay Mishra. Seeing the poster of "Newton", some people may think it will be a huge crying film, so let us tell you that this is not at all, but it is of course that a heavy subject is presented in a very light manner. has gone. "I am sure once this phase passes, we will get to work and weave a great marketing strategy". "We're hoping that Newton gets an audience", he says, adding that he is keeping his feet firmly on the ground.

"Akshay Kumar wrote "#Newton as India's official entry to the Oscars! Newton is set in the Maoist-controlled jungles of Chhattisgarh and is about how a young presiding election officer trying to conduct a free and fair election there.

Recent official entries have included Liar's Dice (2014), Court (2015), and the Tamil film Visaranai (2016). No Indian film has ever won.

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