Bollywood’s latest movie ‘Newton’ has been confirmed to be India’s official entry for the 90th Academy Awards which will take place on 4 March 2018, at Los Angeles. Popularly called as Oscar award, Academy award is the most prestigious recognition in the film industry worldwide. The movie “Newton” has been sent in the category of “best foreign film” category. In fact, this is the only category in which films with language other than English can compete in. Film Federation of India, which confirmed that Newton movie is the official entry from India, considered 26 Indian movies in total including Telugu movies Bahubali and Gautamiputra Satakarni.
Newton movie is about government clerk Newton Kumar who is sent on election duty Chattisgarh region that was controlled by Naxals. His aim is to conduct elections in that area successfully. But he faces obstacles from communist rebels and Naxals. He couldn’t get proper help from security forces too, and there was looming fear of guerrilla attacks. He still tries his best to conduct free and fair voting despite the odds against him.
let’s wish all the best for Newton movie at Osars!!!