Writer and director Boris Khlebnikov made his feature screenwriting and directorial debut with the internationally successful Roads to Koktebel (2003), which won the Philip Morris…
Winner, Best Screenplay, 2017
Mayank Tawari is a former reporter, Mumbai-based columnist and screenwriter. Newton is Maynak Tewari’s second feature as a screenwriter following his debut Ragini MMS in 2011. He is also an actor and features in both Newton and director/co-writer Amit V Masurkar’s earlier film, Sulemani Keeda (2014). He is currently writing a book.
Mumbai-based Amit V Masurkar has written for sketch comedy shows like The Great Indian Comedy Show (2004-2006) and Bollywood films including Chaar Din Ki Chandni (2012) and Murder 3 (2013). His directorial debut, the independent, low budget comedy which he also wrote, Sulemani Keeda (2014) was a sleeper box office hit set within the world of Bollywood screenwriters. Newton is his second film and is India’s official submission for the 90th Academy Awards®.
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