The movie Newton won the Best Film award at Hong Kong Film Festival '2017'. Newton is a 2017 Indian Hindi-language black comedy film directed by Amit V Masurkar. Produced by Drishyam Films, the film is Masurkar’s second feature film.
Newton Kumar, a rookie government clerk is sent on election duty to a naxal-controlled town in the conflict-ridden jungles of Chhattisgarh, India. Faced with the apathy of security forces and the looming fear of guerrilla attacks by communist rebels, he tries his best to conduct free and fair voting despite the odds stacked against him.