Bollywood film Newton has registered two wins at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Brisbane on Thursday.
The actor Rajkummar won the best actor and Mayank Tewari and Amit V. Masurkar were chosen the best screenplay honor.
The actor tweeted, ‘Won the best actor award at the most prestigious APSA 2017. Thank you, Maa. Thank you team ‘Newton’.
It is to be mentioned that the film Newton is India’s official entry for the foreign language film category at the Academy Awards 2018.
The film is produced by Drishyam Films and directed by Masurkar.
The film revolves around a young character, portraying a role of a government clerk, who has been sent on election duty to a disturbed town affected with Maoist operations.
The clerk facing a struggling situation there is the main theme of the film story.