Nandita Das made her directorial debut with ‘Firaaq’ featuring Nawazuddin Siddique in the lead. Nawzuddin Siddique is a perfect character from pre-independent India highlighting how Manto struggles to share his unapolgetic take on what’s happenening around him through his stories. four years in the life of Manto during the time of Partition of India and Pakistan.
The film displayed the four years life of Manto during the time of Partition of India and Pakistan.
Other stars Rasika Dugal plays his wife Safia and Tahir Raj Bhasin in the role of his friend Shyam.
Film ‘Manto’ is at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival 2018 is really being excitedly waited on screen soon teaser of the film giving a glimpse into Manto’s world.
Earlier in an interview to PTI, Nawazuddin Siddique had said, “I think only that person can do ‘Manto’ (film), who has the courage to speak the truth. You may know every acting technique, but you can’t play Manto if you are not a true and honest person – be it with your work or in life.”