Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Director: Nandita Das
Writer: Nandita Das
Stars: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rasika Dugal, Tahir Raj Bhasin
Runtime: 112 min
Set in 1940, Movie is based on the life of Indo- Pakistani urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto whose role is played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. He was known to write atrocious truths that no one ever dared to write and that put him in trouble most of the time. During 1946, he was living in Bombay and working as scriptwriter for Bollywood movies. His most famous work was about partition of India after 1947. He was charged with obscenity in his career many times but was never convicted. During partition, his family was forced to leave the country and go to Pakistan.