Saadat Hasan Manto

When Memories Play Hide and Seek  

The International Booker Prize longlisted novel talks about love, friendship, and the partition  

published on : 10th April 2022

Manto review: Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays Manto's suppressed rage, melancholy to perfection

When Manto leaves for Lahore, the film and the protagonist falls into a melancholic meditative mood mourning the passing of an era when the country and its people were split into two messy halves.

published on : 20th September 2018

Rishi Kapoor, Javed Akhtar didn't charge a penny for 'Manto'

Celebrities like Ranvir Shorey, Divya Dutta, Purab Kohli, Rajshri Deshpande and Swanand Kirkire also worked for free for the film.

published on : 29th August 2018

Saadat Hasan Manto comes to vivid life in Nandita Das' film trailer

Here is Manto revived by an actor and a director who get to the centre of Manto's universe by exploring the ambience that fostered his creative juices while constantly trying to stem its flow.

published on : 16th August 2018

No acting technique helped me play Manto, says Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Directed by Nandita Das, "Manto" primarily focuses on the writer's years in Mumbai, a city he loved and mourned being separated from.​

published on : 14th April 2018

Nandita Das's 'Manto' in Cannes Un Certain Regard segment 

Manto, best known for his stories on Partition, was born on May 11, 1912 and migrated to Pakistan after 1947 and died at the age of 55 on January 18, 1955.

published on : 12th April 2018