Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Duration: 115 Minutes
India Release Date: 21-SEP-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5
The film is a biographical account of writer Saadat Hasan Manto’s life and is set in 1940s India.
Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das’s second film (after Firaaq – year 2008), MANTO is an explicit biopic based on one of the greatest writer of the 20th century – Saadat Hasan Manto. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the title character (of Indo-Pakistani, author and writer Saadat Hasan Manto). Tahir Raj Bhasin plays the 40’s Bollywood superstar Shyam Chadda supported by Rasika Dugal. Film;s story is universal and nothing to do with partition between India and Pakistan...