- In the poster, Rajkummar can be seen on the run with the EVM
- The film also stars which also stars Pankaj Tripathi and Anjali Patil
- Newton has been directed by Amit Masurkar
Newton will narrate the story of a rookie government clerk, who is sent on election duty to a naxal-controlled town in the conflict-ridden jungles of Chhattisgarh.
Director Amit V Masurkar previously helmed the 2013 movie Sulemani Keeda.
Rajkummar Rao made his acting debut with the 2010 film Love Sex Aur Dhokha. He gained recognition after his 2013 movie Kai Po Che!, directed by Abhishek Kapoor.
Rajkummar Rao has been awarded the National Film Award for Best Actor and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for his performance in 2013 movie Shahid. He has also featured in successful films like Queen, CityLights and Aligarh.
Rajkummar Rao was last seen in Ajay K Pannalal's Behen Hogi Teri, co-starring Shruti Haasan. His film Bareilly Ki Barfi, co-starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Kriti Sanon will clash at the box-office with Newton. Rajkummar Rao will also feature in Abhay Chopra's Ittefaq, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha.