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Saadat Hasan Manto

Thankfully, I am not ambitious: Nandita Das

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

When subcontinent’s greatest short story writer got just Rs 20 for a masterpiece

“Thanda Gosht”, or “Cold Meat”, another Manto masterpiece, becomes one of the film’s supporting columns.

28 Sep 2018 12:47 AM

Those who walk the write path

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

The winds of change

A dissection of the movement that sought to inspire people through writings advocating equality and attacking social injustice.

22 Aug 2018 12:13 AM

‘If not me, who is this Sunita, Nawaz mentioned?’

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


Nandita Das not worried about Manto backlash

Playwright Saadat Hasan Manto was renowned for his unfiltered and uncensored writing during the post-Independence period.

09 Dec 2017 12:06 AM

Broadcast narrates Manto’s tales of Partition riots

Fauzia Dastango, who performed last evening, said she identified with Manto’s work.

19 Jul 2017 12:40 AM

Heroes get typecast, not me: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Versatile actor Nawazuddin talks about life lessons and value of education, his love for grey characters, getting into the mind space of Manto...

17 Jun 2017 12:10 AM