Posted on September 22, 2017 at 5:30 am

Bollywood Entertainment

Newton to Secret Superstar: 5 much-awaited content driven short budget films of 2017

This year has seen many content driven films appreciated by critics as well as the audience on the box office that were low budgeted. Audiences have started appreciating content and themes over big production and names. As the year comes towards the end we hope the upcoming low budget yet strong content films leave a mark on the audience. Let’s have a look at 5 such upcoming films from which we can hope stronger content and story:

‘Newton’:

Actor Rajkummar Rao’s next film, ‘Newton’ talks about the importance of voting in the country was made in a low budget but is a boom trailer and storyline. It is about a government clerk on election duty in the conflict ridden jungle of Central India who tries his best to conduct free and fair voting despite the apathy of security forces and the looming fear of guerrilla attacks by communist rebels. The film is directed and written by Amit Masurkar will be releasing on 22nd September.

 

‘Tu Hai Mera Sunday’:

Milind Dhaimade‘s directorial debut ‘Tu Hai Mera Sunday’ that stars Barun Sobti, Shahana Goswani, Vishal Malhotra, Rasika Dugal, Avinash Tiwary, Nakul Bhalla and Jay Upadhyay is a story set in Mumbai, tells the tale of 5 friends who escape their daily routines and their individual problems to find solace in playing football every Sunday. The film premiered at the BFI London Film Festival and also had its Indian premiere at MAMI International Film Festival will be releasing on 6th October in India.

 

‘Mukkabaaz’:

Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Mukkabaaz’ co-produced by Aanand L Rai starring Jimmy Shergill is based on the backdrop of boxing, and is a film about sports politics will narrate the story of a boxer from Uttar Pradesh who falls in love with a Brahmin girl. It was screened in the Special Presentations section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and the 2017 Mumbai Film Festival.

 

‘The Hungry’:

‘The Hungry’ is a 2017 Indian drama film directed by Bornila Chatterjee. It was screened in the Special Presentations section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and is a modern adaptation of Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare. The cast includes Naseeruddin Shah, Tisca Chopra, Arjun Gupta, Neeraj Kabi, Sayani Gupta, and Antonio Aakeel amongst others.

 

‘Secret Superstar’:

‘Secret Superstar’ is an upcoming Indian musical drama film, written and directed by Advait Chandan and produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao. The film features Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij and Aamir Khan in lead roles, and tells the story of a child who aspires to be a singer. ‘Secret Superstar’ is set to release on 19th October 2017.