We need people like Newton in our society and system', says Rajkummar Rao
ANI | Updated: Sep 23, 2017 20:30 IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 23 (ANI): As 'Newton' has been selected as Indian's official entry to the Oscars 2018, Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao on Saturday said that, 'Newton' is a " real super hero", while adding, "We need people like 'Newton' in our society and system," to bring free and fair elections in conflict-ridden areas.
The 'Trapped' star said that it is really nice that the movie is creating impact on the people and the government is using it as a tool to spread awareness.
"Every country has corruption and problems, so everybody can connect their problem with 'Newton,' he said.
He expressed hope that 'Newton' will impress the international audience as well, like it's impacting the people of India.
Movie's producer Manish Mundra expressed his happiness that they are "super thrilled and excited about the nomination of the film in Oscars".
"A lot many people called to congratulate and everybody is very supportive. A lot many people tweeted on social media to express their love for 'Newton'."
After many years, a film has come, where everybody is saying that it's worthwhile, the actor stated.
Here is the list of India's last ten Oscar submissions - 'Eklavya: The Royal Guard' (2007), 'Taare Zameen Par' (2008), 'Harishchandra's Factory' (2009), 'Peepli Live' (2010), 'Abu, Son of Adam' (2011), 'Barfi!' (2012), 'The Good Road' (2013), 'Liar's Dice' (2014), 'Court' (2015) and 'Interrogation' (2016).