Manto

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Manto is a 2018 Indian biographical drama film about the famous Urdu author Saadat Hasan Manto, written and directed by Nandita Das. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the title character of Indo-Pakistani, author and writer Saadat Hasan Manto. read more
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Manto is a 2018 Indian biographical drama film about the famous Urdu author Saadat Hasan Manto, written and directed by Nandita Das. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the title character of Indo-Pakistani, author and writer Saadat Hasan Manto. Tahir Raj Bhasin plays the 1940s Bollywood superstar Shyam Chadda. Shyam was Manto's friend, confidant, and inspiration for a number of stories. Rasika Dugal plays the role of Manto's wife, Safia. Manto is based on the 1940s post-Independence period of India. Manto earned seven Nominations at 64th Filmfare Awards including Best Film Critics,Best Actor Critics for Siddiqui.

Original Release

05/24/2018

Cast

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Saadat Hasan Manto
Rasika Dugal Safia
Tahir Raj Bhasin Sunder Shyam / Shyam
Javed Akhtar Abid Ali Abid
Shashank Arora Shaad Amritsari
Ila Arun Jaddanbai
Abhinay Banker Shoe Shop Owner
Ashwath Bhatt Prosecutor Qasim
Rajshri Deshpande Ismat Chughtai / Ismat Chugtai
Raghav Dutt Naushad
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Nandita Das

Writers

Nandita Das

Cast

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Saadat Hasan Manto
Rasika Dugal Safia
Tahir Raj Bhasin Sunder Shyam / Shyam
Javed Akhtar Abid Ali Abid
Shashank Arora Shaad Amritsari
Ila Arun Jaddanbai
Abhinay Banker Shoe Shop Owner
Ashwath Bhatt Prosecutor Qasim
Rajshri Deshpande Ismat Chughtai / Ismat Chugtai
Raghav Dutt Naushad
Divya Dutta Kulwant Kaur
Danish Husain Arshad Zaidi
Inaamulhaq Hamid / Hamid Jalal
Rishi Kapoor Film Producer / Producer
Purab Kohli Kifaayat
Gurdas Maan Sakina's father - Sirajuddin
Paresh Rawal Pimp
Tillotama Shome Prostitute
Vijay Varma Ansaar Shabnam Dil
Feryna Wazheir Nargis / K. Asif

Producers

Editors

A. Sreekar Prasad

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