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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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Padmavati

Padmavati controversy: I&B Ministry should resolve issue taking into confidence secs whose sentiments have been hurt: Cong

New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) Charging the Government of maintaining a silence on the controversy generated by the film 'Padmavati', the Congress on Friday said the Information and Broadcasting Ministry should reach a resolution on the issue keeping in view the sections whose sentiments have been hurt by the film.

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‘Tumhari Sulu’: Vidya shines yet again

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) She is one actress who is known to carry the entire movie on her own shoulders as was witnessed in films like 'The Dirty Picture ' and 'Kahaani'.

3rd

3rd edition of Russian Film Days to be part of IFFI

Panaji, Nov 16 (UNI) After the success of its first two seasons, the third edition of Russian Film Days, a world-class film festival that showcases the best of contemporary and classic Russian cinema is back
in India.

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Padmavati: UP govt asks I&B ministry to look into controversy

Lucknow, Nov 15 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh government has shot off a letter to the Union Information and Broadcasting ministry, asking to look into the controversy over the upcoming Bollywood film Padmavati and ask the Film Censor Board to release the movie considering the sentiments of the people in the country.

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I want to grow as an actor: Rajkummar Rao

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, Nov 15 (UNI) National Award winning actor Rajkummar Rao, who is making his digital debut with the much-awaited ALTBalaji’s web-series 'Bose: Dead/Alive' says he does films that he believes in and he just wants to grow as an actor.

Sanjay&Madhuri reunite for 'Akhiyan Milaon' in StarPlus show

Sanjay&Madhuri reunite for 'Akhiyan Milaon' in StarPlus show

New Delhi, Nov 13 (UNI) More than two decades after creating a buzz with their chemistry in the romantic song 'Akhiyan Milaon Kabhi Akhiyan Churaon' in the film 'Raja', actor Sanjay kapoor and the 90s Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit will reunite for the in 'classic' romantic number in Star Plus’ new show ‘Dil Sambhal Jaa Zara’.

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