Mumbai, Sep 22: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the latest release "Newton" was an eye-opener and a treat to watch. Amitabh on Friday lauded the film on Twitter and expressed that "Newton" shows reality. "Saw the film 'Newton'... its stark reality was a treat to watch! An eye-opener on many aspects!" he tweeted. Starring National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao, "Newton" revolves around a young government clerk who is sent on election duty to a Maoist-controlled town and how the ideological struggle puts him in an awkward situation.
Rajukummar replied to Amitabh by saying: "Thank you so much sir. We all are so grateful for your love & support. Keep inspiring us with ur amazing performances. Charan Sparsh. Directed by Amit Masurkar, "Newton" released on Friday. Rajkummar will soon be seen in other projects like "Love Sonia", "5Weddings", "Ittefaq: It Happened One Night" and "Fanney Khan". Amitabh, 74, who is currently hosting season nine of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", has two films in his kitty -- "Thugs Of Hindostan" and "102 Not Out".