Sep 22, 2017 Release Date:
106 min Runtime:
Newton is a 2017 Indian Hindi-language comedy film directed by Amit V Masurkar. Newton had its world premiere in the Forum section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival and is set to have its North American premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival where it screens in the International Narrative Competition section.
Newton is the first Indian film to receive a grant of Rs 1 crore from the Central Government. The movie is also India’s official entry for the 90th Academy Awards which will take place on 4 March 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. It was selected as the Indian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards.
Rajkumar Rao is playing as a Newton who is a government clerk and on duty in election duty to a Naxal-controlled town in the conflict-ridden jungles of Chhattisgarh, India. He faced very difficulty in his duty and security forces and the looming fear of guerrilla attacks by communist rebels; he tries his best to conduct free and fair voting despite the odds stacked against him. All this we will see in this movie, and it is set to be released on 22 September 2017.
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