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'Newton' to compete with 91 films at Oscars

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) The Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Newton' will compete with 91 films in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards.
According to a statement by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, 'Newton' is among 92 films which have been submitted for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards.
Prominent among the films which will compete with 'Newton' in the Best foreign film category at the Oscars are Angelina Jolie’s “First They Killed My Father” from Cambodia, Michael Haneke’s “Happy End” from Austria, Sebastian Lelio’s “A Fantastic Woman” from Chile, Robin Campillo’s “BPM (Beats Per Minute)” from France, Samuel Maoz’s “Foxtrot” from Israel, Joachim Trier’s “Thelma” from Norway, and Andrey Zvyagintsev’s “Loveless” from Russia.
According to the statement by the Oscars academy, Haiti, Honduras, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mozambique, Senegal and Syria are first-time entrants in the category this year.
Among the other nominees in the category are Afghanistan's “A Letter to the President,” Albania's “Daybreak,” Algeria's “Road to Istanbul,” Argentina's “Zama,” Armenia's, “Yeva,” Australia's, “The Space Between,” Azerbaijan's “Pomegranate Orchard,” Bangladesh's “The Cage,” Belgium's “Racer and the Jailbird,” Bulgaria's “Glory,” Croatia's, “Quit Staring at My Plate,” Czech Republic's, “Ice Mother,” and Denmark's “You Disappear” .
'Newton', a Hindi film set against the backdrop of elections in the world’s largest democracy, was last month chosen as India’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars 2018.
Directed by Amit V Masurkar, 'Newton' was chosen from among 26 titles from different languages by a 14-member jury appointed by the Film Federation of India (FFI).
Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be announced on January 23, 2018.
The awards ceremony will be held on March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
Newton collected Rs 11.
83 crore in its opening week facing competition from films like Bhoomi and Haseena Parkar.
The movie has collected Rs 7.
09 crore in its second week, taking its grand total to Rs 18.
92 crore.
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Amir

Amir Khan's Secret Superstar collects Rs 5 cr on opening day

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) Aamir Khan's diwali release 'Secret Superstar' has taken a decent start at the box office, earning around Rs 5 cr on its opening day, trade sources said here.

Eagerly

Eagerly awaiting public reaction for 'Secret Superstar': Aamir Khan

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) As he awaits the release of his film 'Secret Superstar' on Diwali, superstar Aamir Khan says that he has not been able to sleep for the past one week and is eagerly waiting for the reactions of the public.

Salman

Salman Khan gives Diwali gift, unveils 'Tiger Zinda Hai' teaser

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) In a Diwali gift to his fans, superstar Salman Khan on Wednesday unveiled the teaser of his forthcoming film 'Tiger Zinda Hai'.

90s

90s diva Madhuri to make her debut in Marathi cinema

New Delhi, Oct 17 (UNI) After enthralling cinegoers over the years with her portrayals in several Hindi films, Bollywood diva of the 90s Madhuri Dixit is set to maker her debut in Marathi films.

Kabir

Kabir Bedi, Farah Khan slam Sangeet Som's comments on Taj Mahal

New Delhi, Oct 17 (UNI) Bollywood celebrities Kabir Khan and Farah Khan today slammed the comments made by BJP leader Sangeet Som that the Taj Mahal was built by "traitors" and was a "blot on Indian culture".

Ram Gopal Varma ridicules construction of Amaravati

Ram Gopal Varma ridicules construction of Amaravati

Vijayawada, Oct 10 (UNI) Famous Bollywood Film Director Ram Gopal Varma, who creates news by making controversial statements and producing movies, this time, made a satire on the construction of new capital city Amaravati by stating that he had a “mind blowing” idea for AP government.

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is organising ‘Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran-2017’ in association with Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.

Evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.

Evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.

Kolkata, Sep 8 (UNI) From yesteryears` actresses Mumtaz, Zeenat Aman, Madhubala, Helen and Asha Parekh to the new-age heroines like Aishwarya, Kajol, Kareena Kapoor and Urmila Matondkar, are all bound by a common thread - the evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.

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