RAANJHANAA director Aanand L Rai has now joined hands with producers Manish Mundra of Drishyam Films’ to present their upcoming film NEWTON which has Rajkummar Rao playing the lead. Rai’s home banner Colour Yellow Productions will present the black comedy directed by Amit V Masurkar.
Aanand L Rai said, “As a producer it has been my constant endeavour to reach more and more people with meaningful, thought provoking yet entertaining films that will strike a chord with new age audiences. Newton as a film not only moved me but also had me laughing throughout and I hope audiences enjoy it just as much.”
Thrilled with this collaboration, Manish Mundra shared, “We are very happy to join hands with Aanand L Rai. With his invaluable support, the film will surely reach a much larger Indian audience. We are also looking forward to working together on many more content-driven films which will help us grow more and make an impact nationwide."
NEWTON also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Sanjay Mishra, Raghubir Yadav and Anjali Patil. NEWTON had its world premiere at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival where it received a standing ovation and won the CICAE Award for Best Film in the Forum Section.
The film is scheduled to release across the country on 18th August 2017.