Team of Newton hosted special screening of their film on Thursday in Mumbai. Bollywood celebrities like Rahul Bhat, Aditi Rao Hydari, Sudhir Mishra, Pankaj Tripathi, Hansal Mehta, Rajkummar Rao, Kalki Koechlin, Anjali Patil, Mukesh Chhabra, Ayushmann Khurrana, Raghubir Yadav and Amit Masurkar attended special screening of the film.
Here’s what Bollywood celebrities has to say about the film –
Anjali Patil – Everyone knows about the film. It is said to be one of the finest film of the year. I had great time working with all actors in the film. Raj is one of the brilliant actor that we have. Pankaj bhaiya and Raghuveer sir are also fabulous in the film. Amit also did fantastic job as director of the film. I have absolutely no expectation from this film. I just know that this film is brilliant and it’s going to do wonders. The youth of our country is accepting and appreciating it from all corners of India. People love the trailer and the press also has responded in brilliant way.
Rajkummar Rao – I am very happy and proud of the film. We are getting great reviews for the film. It is overwhelming. Shah Rukh sir has tweeted for the film and most people from the industry have supported the film. This film has won many awards at international film festivals so now we are looking forward for the release of the film.
Talking about shoot of his upcoming film Fanney Khan, Rajkummar Said, “Very soon, we will start shooting for Fanney Khan. Shooting of the film has started. Anil sir has already started shooting the film. After the release of Newton, I will start preparation for the film through workshops and script reading sessions with Aishwarya and Anil sir and then we will start the shooting.
Pankaj Tripathi – We are very excited for the film. We wanted this film to get appreciation in India when this film got so much appreciation in international film festival. Critics have praised this film and now it’s time for the audience to see it because they always complain that Bollywood doesn’t make good film o now we have made really good film. This film will give entertainment to the audience at the same time it will make them to think about what we have shown in the film.
Talking about success of his recent film, Tripathi said, “This is great time in my career because people are appreciating my each role and finding it unique. After Newton, Fukrey Retuns will get released and that film is also brilliantly made. I am also working with Rajnikanth sir in Tamil film named ‘Kaala’
Kalki Koechlin – I am very excited to see Newton. I have heard very good things about it. It went to Berlin Film Festival earlier this year. The trailer of the film looks amazing. Rajkummar Rao is my friend and a really good actor. I don’t have doubt that he has done a god job in this film.
Hansal Mehta – From last 3 days, the reviews this film is getting, seeing that I am feeling very proud that Rajkummar is in this film. Amit is also my dear friend and this film is getting appreciated worldwide so I hope that it also does well domestically. The film is very well made out and extremely relevant to times we are living in our country.
Amit Masurkar – I am very excited for the film. Critics has given great reviews the film so we are expecting audience will also come to watch the film. Rajkummar Rao’s last 2-3 films has done well and we also have Pankaj Tripathi in it so I am hoping that audience will like their performances. Newton is based on voting system in India so I hope people will get right kind of message after watching the film as nowadays contents driven films are working.
Newton revolves around Newton Kumar, a rookie government clerk is sent on election duty to a naxal-controlled town in the conflict-ridden jungles of Chhattisgarh, India. Faced with the apathy of 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.
It is directed by Amit V Masurkar and produced by Manish Mundra. It stars Rajkummar Rao, Anjali Patil, Pankaj Tripathi, and And Sanjay Mishra in lead roles.
It is releasing on 22 September, 2017.