Rajkummar Rao is elated to receive APSA 2017 Best Actor Award!
‘Dreams do really come true’, says Rajkummar Rao as he receives APSA 2017 Best Actor Award!
Actors like Rajkummar Rao are a blessing to the Bollywood film industry. Rajkummar has always chosen striking roles and films. He completely transformed himself for films like trapped, Behen Hogi Teri and now for his webs series on Netaji Shubash Chandra Bose. Rajkummar’s last release Newton has not only received audience love but has been critically acclaimed. Newton has been selected as India’s official entry for the Oscars. For his role in the film, Rajkummar Rao was nominated in the best actor category at Asia Pacific Screen Awards. Now, the actor reveals that he has won the most prestigious #APSA2017 Best Actor!
Rajkummar is super happy about this achievement. He took to Twitter to express his joy! The actor wrote: “Won the best actor award at the most prestigious #APSA2017 (Asia Pacific Screen Awards). Thank you Maa. Thank u team #Newton. Don’t stop chasing your dreams because they really do come true.”
The official handle of Asia Pacific Screen Awards Tweeted Rajkummar’s picture and quoted him from the acceptance speech that he gave while receiving the award. The tweet read: “Let’s keep doing this beautiful work, let’s keep making these wonderful stories. Here’s to cinema!” - @RajkummarRao thanked his late mother for blessing @NewtonTheFilm in his acceptance speech #APSA2017”
The movie Newton narrates the tale of a newly recruited government employee named Nutan Kumar a.k.a. Newton, played by Rajkummar Rao, who is entrusted with the responsibility of carrying out a fair election in a Naxal hit area. The film is directed by Amit Masurkar.