Rajkummar Rao shared a throwback video on Instagram of his 2017 movie, Newton. He shared the clip with glimpses of the film’s famous scenes and dialogue and thanked the audience for their constant support, appreciation and love. The video showcased several awards the film won, both nationally and internationally. Rajkummar Rao had won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Actor for his role in Newton. (Read also: Newton’s film review: a charming satire on the dance of democracy)

Rajkummar used the hashtag Newton in the caption of the video. Actor Aparshakti Khurana dropped a heart emoji on his post. One of his fans commented, “This is the best movie I’ve ever seen.” Another fan wrote, “Congratulations” referring to the awards won by the film. Another fan said, “I love you, sir.”

Newton, directed by Amit V Masurkar and starring Rajkummar Rao, in a story set against the backdrop of elections in the world’s largest democracy. It was released in September 2017 and was chosen as India’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2018 Oscars. The film also featured Pankaj Tripathi, Anjali Patil, Raghubir Yadav and Sanjay Mishra.

Newton had its world premiere at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival (aka Berlinale), where it also won the International Federation of Art Cinemas (CICAE) award.

Rajkummar made his acting debut with Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010) and gained recognition with supporting roles in Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 and Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012). He has also appeared in Kai Po Che, Shahid, Queen, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Aligarh, Ludo, The White Tiger and Stree, among others. Rajkummar won the National Film Award for Shahid in 2014.

Rajkummar shoots for Sharan Sharma’s Mr And Mrs Mahi opposite Janhvi Kapoor. He is also a part of Anubhav Sinha’s Bheed and Abhishek Jain’s Second Innings. His upcoming projects also include a biopic of Shrikanth Bolla and Swagat Hai of Hansal Mehta.

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