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'Newton' box-office collection Day 2: Rajkummar Rao starrer mints Rs 2.50 crore

'Newton' box-office collection Day 2: Rajkummar Rao starrer mints Rs 2.50 crore

There are rumours doing round on Internet that the Indian film is similar to a popular Iranian film called Secret Ballot. The kind of response we are getting for the film in India is so good and now, an Oscar submission, it's huge.

Newton, which stars Rajkummar Rao, revolves around a government employee who struggles to supervise voting in a forest area of Chhattisgarh, controlled by Maoists.

"Standing up for its genuinity, Kashyap said: "'Newton' is an award victor from Berlin fest and I can promise you those curators watch more films in a year than rest of us do in a lifetime".

Newton, a Hindi film set against the backdrop of Indian elections was Friday chosen the entry for the Best Foreign Language Film for the 2018 Oscars.

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Rajkummar Rao and Naseeruddin Shah are considered as giants of alternative and content driven cinema in India and people are referring Rajkummar as new age Naseeruddin Shah, reacting to that comparison, Rajkummar said, "It's a great compliment. Newton is not a copy of any other film, it isn't even inspired". He said, "I remember after I wrote the script just before I was going to shoot, a friend told me about Secret Ballot". The audience can connect to the character of the film.

The film received highly positive reviews from the film critics along with impressive ratings, despite the very good reviews the film failed to pull the crowd into the theaters on the opening day. FFI also confirmed that out of the 26 films, Newton was unanimously selected by the special committee of the FFI chaired by C V Reddy, a Telugu Producer. So far, Newton has earned Rs 3.48 crore.

Rajkumar Rao, who is a National Award-winning actor and has proved his mettle in the superhit movies like Aligarh, Trapped, Queen and many more is the main protagonist in Newton.


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