Rajkumar Rao starrer ‘Newton’ out of Oscars race

Rajkumar Rao’s happiness had no bounds when ‘Newton’ got its first official entry in Oscar for Best Foreign Language category. Well, his joy was short-lived as the movie is out of Oscars race. Yes, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAAS) has announced that the Amit Masurkar-directed black comedy is not a part of the nine-film line-up which have advanced to the next round of voting. Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be announced on January 23.