Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2017
Nomination category
  • India

Nomination Detail

Winner, Best Performance by an Actor, Rajkummar Rao for Newton, 2017

Rajkummar Rao’s breakthrough role came in the 2013 Hindi drama film Kai Po Che directed by Abhishek Kapoor, which made its world premiere in the Berlin International Film Festival’s Panorama section. He recently appeared in Vivkas Bahl’s Queen (2014) and Vikramaditya Motwane’s Trapped (2017). Rao has twice worked with director Hansal Mehta, winning the Filmfare Award, the National Film Award for Best Actor and Critics Best Actor for his performance in Shahid (2013). He was nominated for a Filmfare Award for his performance in Hansal Mehta’s Aligarh, playing opposite Manoj Bajpayee, an APSA winner of Best Performance by an Actor in 2016.

APSA Winner Clip

Post win interview with Rajkummar Rao







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