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Shekhar Suman to essay role of Manto in play

Shekhar is glad that Nandita made the film. 

May 03, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Acting far less demanding than direction, says Nandita Das

Nandita Das says she enjoys both acting and direction, but being behind the camera gives her more creative fulfilment.

Mar 31, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

Majority of society in a time warp: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

"Manto" travelled to several international film festivals like Cannes and Toronto, but did not fare well at the Indian box office. 

Jan 19, 2019, 12:51 PM IST

Nawazuddin lends support to environmental programme

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has lent support to an initiative aimed at increasing greenery in Mumbai.

Jan 15, 2019, 07:13 AM IST

Manto needs intelligent, sensitive reader: Ashwath Bhatt

Manto's working life was cut short by his addiction to alcohol which led to his death at 43. 

Jan 07, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

Hope 'Manto' releases in Pakistan: Ali Zafar

Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar hopes Indian filmmaker Nandita Das` "Manto" is released in Pakistan as he feels the new generation will get a chance to know about the Urdu writer Saadat Haasan Manto on a deeper level.

Dec 17, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

Nandita Das upset over Manto not reaching Pakistan

With 'Manto', Nandita traced the life of writer Saadat Hasan Manto. Nawazuddin Siddiqui had brought the character to life.

Dec 15, 2018, 15:58 PM IST

Nandita Das, Nawazuddin Siddiqui awarded at ASPA

Das received the FIAPF award for achievement in films in the Asia Pacific region. 

Nov 30, 2018, 18:33 PM IST

Pain gives birth to something stronger, deeper: Nandita Das

"It is true artistes, writers, filmmakers flourish most when they go through really bad times," the actor said.

Nov 12, 2018, 12:15 PM IST

Nawazuddin Siddiqui spotted wearing sweater in summer on film sets — See photos

The actor was clicked by the shutterbugs on film sets in Mumbai's Andheri.

Oct 08, 2018, 13:47 PM IST

Rasika Dugal to do show on forgotten authors of India

Actress Rasika Dugal aims to do a series on the forgotten authors of India and says it is important that their thoughts and stories be kept alive with the youth of the country.

Oct 03, 2018, 05:52 AM IST

Manto had really bad distribution: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Manto's morning screening being cancelled on the first day of the film`s release in several cities affected the Box Office business of the film to a great extent. 

Sep 28, 2018, 13:54 PM IST

Manto taught me not to judge anyone: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Once he is on screen, the characters Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays feel like his second skin, inseparable from his psyche. But the actor says after playing the title role in Saadat Hasan Manto's biopic, a part of the famed short-story writer still lives inside him; a quality he imbibed - not to be judgemental.

Sep 21, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

'Manto' morning shows cancelled; Nandita Das disappointed

There was no first day, first show for Nandita Das' "Manto" in several cities in India, and that left the actress-filmmaker "hugely disappointed".

Sep 21, 2018, 14:05 PM IST

When Rasika 'betrayed' Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Actress Rasika Dugal says that her 'Manto' co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui felt betrayed as she got paid for working in the forthcoming film.

Sep 18, 2018, 17:13 PM IST

Rekha, Imtiaz Ali, Nawazuddin Siddiqui attend special screening of 'Manto'

'Manto' is creating lot of buzz among the audience since its trailer release.

Sep 18, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

Nice to meet Manto's family: Rasika Dugal

Rasika and the film's director Nandita Das are making sure they get to see the "Bombay" that their father loved. 


Sep 18, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

'Manto', 'Osama' in Singapore South Asian International Film Festival 2018 line-up

The Feature Film Showcase section includes 10 films.

Sep 10, 2018, 18:00 PM IST

'Manto' to open Singapore South Asian film fest

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's "Manto", which is helmed by actress-filmmaker Nandita Das, will open the second edition of the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF).

Sep 01, 2018, 20:26 PM IST