‘Newton’ becomes India’s official entry to Oscars

‘Newton’ becomes India’s official entry to Oscars

The Hindi film "Newton", based on the foibles of Indian democracy, has been chosen unanimously by the FFI's selection committee to represent India at the 90th Academy Awards next year. In the movie, the lead character, Rajkumar Rao plays the role of an earnest poll officer who is determined to hold elections in a Chhattisgarh village despite the threat of Naxalite violence. 

FFI की चयन समिति द्वारा सर्वसम्मति से भारतीय लोकतंत्र की कमज़ोरियों पर आधारित हिंदी फिल्म "न्यूटन" को अगले साल 90 वें अकादमी पुरस्कारों में भारत का प्रतिनिधित्व करने के लिए चुना गया है। फिल्म में प्रमुख किरदार राजकुमार राव ने एक ईमानदार चुनाव अधिकारी की भूमिका निभाई है जो नक्सली हिंसा की धमकी के बावजूद छत्तीसगढ़ के एक गांव में चुनाव कराने के लिए दृढ़ है ।

Key Learnings

  • Adjective : earnest //अर्नेस्ट// [ईमानदार]

    Definition: Showing sincere and intense conviction
    Synonyms: Sincere, Solemn, Ardent, Fervent
    Antonym: Insincere, Flippant, Silly, Frivoulous

  • Noun : foibles //फॉइबल्स// [कमज़ोरी]

    Definition: A minor weakness
    Synonyms: Flaw, Frailty, Shortcoming, Demerit
    Antonym: Strength, Paragon, Excellence, Merit

  • Adverb : unanimously //यूनैनमस्ली// [सर्वसम्मति से]

    Definition: Without opposition; with the agreement of all people involved
    Synonyms: Concordantly, Concertedly, Harmoniously, Collectively
    Antonym: Contrastingly, Individually

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