After the announcement of Newton been selected as India’s official entry for the Oscars. Rajkummar Rao is excited and the actor says that he will call superstar Aamir Khan for the advice on its promotion.
When asked about his team plan to endorse Newton at the Oscars, Rajkummar said, “It’s just got announced and it’s too soon to decide but our team is going to meet and we will plan something about it because there has to be a strategy. We will be going to America to promote the film.”
When asked Rajkummar whether he is going to get some guidance from Aamir Khan about film promotion at the Oscars, he said, “Of course, I will definitely call him and meet him because Lagaan was there at the Oscars and we are really proud of the film. So I am sure Aamir sir will help us a lot.”
Rajkummar attended the event along with girlfriend Patralekha who seems excited about the film too to which she mentioned, “I am very thrilled. ‘Newton’ is a film that should get in top five films at the Oscars because it’s really good and relevant and shows a different side of India.”
Rajkummar Rao sharing his happiness said, “I am elated and super thrilled. The kind of response we are getting for the film in India is so good and now, an Oscar submission, it’s huge. I am very happy to represent India at Oscars. I hope the film makes it to the final list. But right now, I am very happy because we made the movie with a lot of passion, sincerity and honesty, and people are recognising that sincerity.”
Bollywood film fraternity wished Rajkummar Rao for this amazing news.
Paresh Rawal wished him and tweeted – “Huge congrats to my favourite actor @RajkummarRao for Newton n hope you win the Oscar ! Good luck .”
Huge congrats to my favourite actor @RajkummarRao for Newton n hope you win the Oscar ! Good luck .
— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) September 22, 2017
Farhan Akhtar wrote “All the best team #Newton.. may the apple fall in India’s basket this time.”
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) September 22, 2017
Alia Bhat tweeted “Congratulations @RajkummarRao @aanandlrai and team #NEWTON!!!! Can’t wait to see the film even more now.. big big hug!”
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) September 22, 2017
Akshay Kumar wrote “#Newton as India’s official entry to the Oscars! Congratulations @aanandlrai @RajkummarRao & team, can imagine the joy you’ll must be feeling?”
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 22, 2017
Hansal Mehta tweeted “#Newton is India’s entry to the Oscars. The best choice in years by the federation.”
#Newton is India's entry to the Oscars. The best choice in years by the federation.
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) September 22, 2017