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Release Date : 21 Sep 2018
Director : Nandita Das
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Manto is a Bollywood drama, which has been written and directed by Nandita Das. The movie star Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the titular role.

Manto is based on the life of Indo-Pakistani author & writer Saadat Hasan Manto. The movie has its cinematography by Kartik Vijay.

Story In Detail:

The film opens with Manto's short story, 'Dus Rupay Ka Note' before bringing us face-to-face with the man himself. Set in the 1940s, we meet Manto (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) as the voice of the voiceless who translates the seething anger and darkness of the human psyche into words on paper.

From a celebrated writer in Bombay to his frailing version who hits the bottle on moving to Lahore post-independence when he finds his wings of 'freedom of creative expression'...
  • Nandita Das
  • Vikrant Batra
  • Ajit Andhare
  • Namrata Goyal
  • Sneha Khanwalkar
    Music Director
    To quote Manto, "In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful, Here lies Saadat Hasan Manto and with him lie buried all the secrets and mysteries of the art of short-story writing, Under tons of earth he lies, still wondering who among the t..
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