Newton Kumar, a rookie government clerk, is sent on election duty in the conflict-ridden jungles of Chhattisgarh, which is under the control of the naxals. Despite the odds stacked against him, Newton Kumar tries his best to conduct a fair voting process in the region.
Rajkummar Rao starrer ‘Newton’ managed a decent Friday by collecting 96 lakhs, good growth in the footfalls was seen by the evening. The film is already getting excellent feedback and good word-of-mouth. It seems that it will do well in the coming days.
After the announcement of ‘Newton’ being the official entry for India in Oscars 2018, more people headed to the theatres which hyped up the film's collections over Saturday and Sunday.
The film received a remarkable total of 6.90 cr over the weekend.
It emerged as a winner over the weekend despite the bigger releases like ‘Bhoomi’ and ‘Haseena Parkar’.
‘Newton’ is expected to maintain momentum in weeks to come.