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Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' out of Oscars race

News Agencies | Updated on: 15 December 2017, 14:42 IST

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, on 14 December, unveiled the nine films that will compete for a nomination for the best foreign-language film Oscar.

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton,' the official entry for Oscars 2018 from India, has not made it to the list.

The shortlisted films are 'A Fantastic Woman' (Chile), 'In the Fade' (Germany), 'On Body and Soul' (Hungary), 'Foxtrot' (Israel), 'The Insult' (Lebanon), 'Loveless' (Russia), Felicite (Senegal), 'The Wound' (South Africa) and 'The Square' (Sweden).

Angelina Jolie also failed to earn a nomination for her film 'First They Killed My Father'.

Five, out of the nine films, will make it to the final list of nominees that will be announced with the rest of the categories on 23 January.

The 90th Oscars will be held on March 4 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. 


First published: 15 December 2017, 14:42 IST