India officially enters into the Oscars 2018 with Bollywood flick ‘Newton’ starred by Rajkummar Rao. The happy news was tweeted by the star himself.
“Very happy to share this news that #NEWTON is India’s official entry to the #OSCARS this year. Congratulations team,” Rajkummar wrote.
The film is based on a government servant’s adventures in a Naxal-controlled town in the conflict-ridden jungles of Chhatisgarh. Directed by Amit Masurkar, the movie hit the theatres on September 22.
The film also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Raghubir Yadav, Anjali Patil, Danish Hussain, Sanjay Mishra.
The 90th Academy Awards, presented by Jimmy Kimmel, will take place on March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.