Mumbai: Proud moment for India! Film Federation Of India (FFI), in an official statement, said that the Hindi film ‘Newton’ will be India’s official entry at the Oscars next year.
The exemplary indie drama, ‘Newton’, is played by National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao.
— Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) September 22, 2017
The movie portrays an idealistic government clerk who is trying to survive the apathy, lethargy and corruption of the society.
The movie, which releases on Friday, is directed by Amit Masurkar. Amitabh Bachchan took on to Twitter and lauded the film.
T 2554 – Saw the film 'NEWTON' .. its stark reality was a treat to watch ! An eye opener .. on many aspects .. !! pic.twitter.com/zyeuDUPxiz
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 21, 2017
“Saw the film ‘Newton’… its stark reality was a treat to watch ! An eye opener on many aspects!” he tweeted.
Rao thanked Bachchan,