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B-Town’s best satire this year

DNMUM397080 | 9/22/2017 | Author : Harshada Rege | WC :728

Rajkummar Rao and Pankaj Tripathi shine in Newton
Film Review
Film: Newton
Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Raghubir Yadav, Anjali Patil and Sanjay Mishra
Director: Amit V Masurkar
What’s it about
Newton Kumar (Rajkummar Rao), a first-time presiding officer, is sent on election duty to a naxal-controlled area in Chhattisgarh that has just 76 registered voters. This also happens to be the jurisdiction of Aatma Singh (Pankaj Tripathi) a para-military commander. Newton and two colleagues, one of whom — Loknath
(Raghubir Yadav) is constantly troubled by his tummy issues, are joined by a local booth level officer Malko Netam (Anjali Patil). Though Newton is determined to carry out the elections in a fair manner, the odds are against him. What happens next forms the cr
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