How Amit V Masurkar's Newton draws from the geography of Ramayana to tell the story of India's tribal heartland
The jungle depicted in Newton happens to be Dandakaranya – the Forest of Punishment – where Ram, Lakshman, and Sita spent their days in exile, before their paths crossed with Soorpanakha and Ravan, kicking off the fabled war in the Ramayana.
Sherni director Amit Masurkar deconstructs the Vidya Balan film: 'We are used to seeing the jungle with a colonial lens'
"The forest is often shown as a dark, dangerous, and mysterious place. It was our conscious effort to look at the jungle with a native eye — as Mother Nature — accepting, open, warm, nurturing," says Amit Masurkar, director of Vidya Balan-starrer Sherni.
Isaac Newton's notes containing revisions to his masterwork Principia to go on auction at Christie's in July
Published in 1687, Newton’s Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica — Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy — set out the laws of gravitation and motion
Piyush Goyal's Newton-Einstein gaffe: Twitterati mocks 'new Pappu'; Union minister's justification hardly helps
Piyush Goyal's remark crediting Einstein for Newton's discovery didn't go unnoticed by netizens. Twitterati massively trolled Goyal for the comment, which came days after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sparked a controversy by claiming the "millenial mindset" was behind the slowdown in the auto industry.
Manish Mundra, the founder of Drishyam Films, has bankrolled films like Masaan, Newton, and Dhanak.
Indian Science Congress: Rise of pseudo-scientific public proclamations has broad and ominous implications
Should more scientists and the general public in India crusade against the onslaught of silly pseudo-scientific claims and the disregard for science that might threaten its viability, integrity, legitimacy and utility in the international arena?
Apparently, Kauravas were test tube babies & gravitational waves are actually 'Narendra Modi waves'.
The winner of the Best Asian Film Award will be determined by the 2018 Best Asian Film Grand Jury
BRICS Film Festival took place in Durban along with the International Durban Film Festival from 22-27 July.
"I am a science student and I have a PhD in Chemistry... My ancestors were not apes," Singh said.
Will Vidya Balan earn the Best Actor (Female) award or will Zaira Wasim from Secret Superstar get hold of the IIFA trophy this year?
Pankaj Tripathi speaks about working with Rajinikanth in Kaala; his lifelong desire to see every river in the world, and an eclectic lineup of films slated to release this year.
Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao's newest horror comedy film, Stree, has been written by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK of Go Goa Gone fame.
IIFA Awards 2018: Vidya Balan-starrer Tumhari Sulu leads with seven nominations; Rajkummar Rao's Newton bags five
At IIFA Awards 2018, Tumhari Sulu finds a mention in the following categories: Best Picture, Best Direction and Best Story, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female), Performance in a Supporting Role (Female), Performance in a Supporting Role (Male) and Best Music Direction.
Cannes 2018: Rajkummar Rao peaks his unrivaled film festival run with debut at French Riviera with 5 Weddings
Rajkummar Rao did not win any honour at the National Awards of Filmfare Awards this year. But he always gets his share of nods from the international film festival circuit, most recently Cannes.
Newton actress Anjali Patil on working with Rajinikanth in Kaala: 'He is the nicest person I've met in my career'
When he comes, you are happy. When he smiles, life is good,” says Anjali Patil on starring alongside Rajinikanth in Pa Ranjith's crime drama Kaala.
Meri Nimmo trailer: Anjali Patil-starrer seems like a delightful small-town story with plenty of laughs
Streaming platform Eros Now released the trailer for its first original film Meri Nimmo featuring Anjali Patil of Newton-fame and with Aanand L Rai as producer.
Rajkummar Rao played the title role of a green-horn government clerk who perseveres to conduct fair, free elections in Amit V Masurkar's Newton.
At the 65th National Film Awards, the Assamese film Village Rockstars was awarded the Best Feature Film, while Newton won the Best Hindi Film award.
Newton director Amit V Masurkar on National Award win: 'Hope this creates a bigger space for relevant political cinema'
Rajkummar Rao-starrer Newton tells the story of a government clerk who tries to run a free and fair election in a conflict area.