Manto the film was critically acclaimed, not just at Cannes, but at several international films festivals.
07 Feb 2020 1:37 AM
Albert and Nayar are strangers in a jeep where one is playing with an empty gun while the other is holding on to the bullets.
13 Apr 2019 1:28 AM
Actor-director Nandita Das on returning to acting, not having a PR team, and how she manages to run her house despite being so picky with films.
07 Apr 2019 6:23 AM
Actress and filmmaker Nandita Das, talks about her movie Manto and expresses solidarity with the progressive movements.
10 Dec 2018 1:02 AM
Das started her career as an actor with films like 1947 Earth, Fire and Haza-ar Chaurasi Ki Maa.
23 Nov 2018 4:24 AM
“Thanda Gosht”, or “Cold Meat”, another Manto masterpiece, becomes one of the film’s supporting columns.
28 Sep 2018 12:47 AM
When Nandita Das’ splendid study of the life and times of celebrated writer Saadat Hassan Manto released last Friday.
26 Sep 2018 12:09 AM
Nandita is one actor/director who has stood for supporting genuine causes related to women equality.
23 Sep 2018 8:51 PM
Das is able to create Manto’s world in Bombay that seems to be lived in happily, and one that comes apart when he moves to Lahore.
22 Sep 2018 1:42 AM
Nandita Das believes it’s high time we celebrate the talent and genius of Indian writers and bring their life stories to life on the silver screen.
20 Sep 2018 1:44 AM
Manto follows the most tumultuous years in the life of celebrated writer Saadat Hasan Manto along with the incidents chronicled by him.
11 Sep 2018 12:04 AM
The actor is also playing the lead role in a biopic based on the life of former Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.
06 Sep 2018 12:32 AM
A dissection of the movement that sought to inspire people through writings advocating equality and attacking social injustice.
22 Aug 2018 12:13 AM
Filmmaker Onir is grateful to the government for not impeding the petition.
14 Jul 2018 12:42 AM
Das said she chose Manto as a subject for her film not because of his religion or nationality, but for what the writer stood for.
28 Jan 2018 10:05 AM
Nawaz had recently called his memoir an inspiration from Saadat Hasan Manto, whose role he will be essaying in the Nandita Das directorial.
20 Dec 2017 12:11 AM
Her acting chops may have the world raving, but Nandita Das promises to use her talent for the right kind of art, no matter the lure of the money.
17 Dec 2017 6:47 AM
Playwright Saadat Hasan Manto was renowned for his unfiltered and uncensored writing during the post-Independence period.
09 Dec 2017 12:06 AM
Rasika reveals her experience working with Nandita was enriching, although she is quite the taskmaster.
07 Jun 2017 12:13 AM
Manto focuses on four years of the life of iconic Urdu writer who presented brutally honest portraitures in late 1940s.
27 May 2017 6:45 AM