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‘Newton’ is India’s entry to the Oscars

MUMBAI: Amit Masurkar’s “Newton”, a political satire about an election in the remote jungles of India, is the country’s official entry in the best foreign film category at the Academy Awards next year. “Newton”, which opened in cinemas on Friday, premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in February. The film was chosen unanimously on Friday by a jury appointed by the Film Federation of India, the industry body that makes the pick for the Oscars each year. “This is the most incredible news of our lives - all our hard work…

Rajkummar Rao: “Being a star is very accidental”

Will you ever do a supporting role in a film like Queen again? No. I’ll try and not do supporting parts now. I did Queen three years back. I was shooting for Kai Po Che when Vikas (Behl, the director) came to me with Queen. While reading the script, I knew that this film would turn out to be really good and who would not like to be part of a good film? But I am a greedy actor I want to be there on the screen for a longer time. Does winning the National Award make you feel more secure? I always felt secure, I have never…