Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao’s Newton got a release on the silver screen on Friday. This talented actor, after arresting performances in ‘Shahid’, ‘CityLights’ and ‘Trapped’, is now synonymous with quality cinema. This week, he returns to the screens with yet another content driven film ‘Newton’. The film revolves around a government clerk who tries his best to conduct free and fair voting in a Naxal-controlled town.
At a time when Bollywood is packed with tried and tested films such as Jab Harry Met Sejal, Tubelight, Baadshaho and others, Newton steps in as the much-needed change. To clear your dilemma whether you should watch the film or not, we are enlisting 5 reasons to make your mind clear about the same. Scroll through to know more about the Rajkummar’s film.
1. Rajkummar Rao
The 33-year old actor Rajkummar Rao who will be playing the lead role in the film is one of those Bollywood stars who has made a name for himself in the industry by playing some highly acclaimed films and roles and he is climbing up the Bollywood ladder one performance at a time. He is a lively reason why you should head out for Newton. Not only does the movie has Rajkummar Rao but also includes some great actors like Pankaj Tripathi and Sanjay Mishra.
2. Crucial themes such as demonetization and election
The film focuses on trenchant issues such as election, corruption, lack of education and demonetization. These themes are extremely important to the nation because they have a great impact on the society recently as well as currently. The makers have focused into such misconducts and put them onto the big screen so that the audience can get enlightened about such critical issues.
3. Internationally acclaimed
The movie Newton has won the Jury Prize for Best Film at the Hong Kong International Film Festival and has also received the CICAE prize in the Berlin International Film Festival. Further it became an official submission for Oscars and Tribeca Film Festival.
4. Director Amit Masurkar
Newton is Amit Masurkar’s second directorial venture after he created Sulemani Keeda in 2013 which got a universal acclaimation and praisal.
5. Breath of fresh air
With all the mess going around with confused citizen, various political parties and infinite corruption cases, Newton promises good inspiration to people. Furthermore, with Hindi mainstream commercial films piling up, movie buffs are in dire need of a worth watching movie to spend their money on.
So, dont waste your weekend sitting back at home, visit your nearest movie threature and enjoy this excellent movie.
By: Aviral Nigam