It is a proud moment for Rajkummar Rao, as his film comedy-drama movie Newton won the National Award 2018 for Best Hindi film under Feature film category. Actor Pankaj Tripathi from the movie got a special mention. The awards are being announced by renowned filmmaker Shekhar Kapur who is heading the panel of 10 members including screenwriter Imtiaz Hussain and lyricist Mehboob. Ganesh Acharya won the best choreographer award for his steps in Gori tu lath maar song from Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. A. R. Rahman won Best Background Score award for Mom movie.