Besides the film stars Masurkar has taken a lot of local talent in the movie. Director Amit Masurkar has confirmed that his upcoming Newton starring National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao will release mid next-year. So, you have to maintain continuity.” You have to shoot a particular scene exactly at that time. “I thought of Rajkummar because the character was somebody, for which I needed a person, who could pull of a huge range. “Visually the film is going to be extremely special because it is shot in naxalites area. The amount of energy he could send to the role I couldn’t think of anybody else.”
He added, “Raj is extremely dedicated guy. We have never seen anything that close on the big screen before. He said, “The film’s final edits have been done and we’re currently working on sound design and music and it would probably be done by January. It’s very difficult to shoot a film which is about one day in a jungle, where you have no control over light. Also read | Manoj Bajpayee-starrer Bhonsle go on floors next year
“There are a lot of non-actors and local actors from Chattisgarh, who have never acted in the films before,” he said. By: PTI | Goa |
Published:November 22, 2016 3:11 pm
Rajkummar Rao-starrer Newton will release next year. He is with you one hundred per cent. Plus I needed an actor of his age. And, I would love to work with him in more films.” The movie, which also stars Pankaj Tripathi and actor Anjali Patil in the lead role, is about rookie clerk on election duty in a conflict-ridden jungle of Central India, who tries his best to conduct free and fair voting. The director was present at the 10th edition of NFDC Film Bazaar to seek post-production funds for Newton. The filmmaker believes the movie will be a visual treat for the audience as it has been shot in the naxal area. We’re planning to release the film mid next- year.”
The director, who rose to fame after helming 2014 film Sulemani Keeda, believes that only Rajkummar could have done justice to the character.