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Manto

Bollywood | Drama | Other | Historical | Reality based

Hindi | 1 hr 54 min | Release Date May 24, 2018

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Manto : Release Date, Trailer, Cast & Songs

About Manto

Manto was released on May 24, 2018 and was directed by Nandita Das .This movie is 1 hr 54 min in duration and is available in Hindi language. Purab Kohli, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Feryna Wazheir, Rasika Dugal, Javed Akhtar, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Nazma Ali Shaikh, Rishi Kapoor, Inaamulhaq, Ranvir Shorey, Rajshri Deshpande, Ila Arun, Divya Dutta, Paresh Rawal, Tillotama Shome, Shashank Arora, Bhanu Uday, Sadat Pervez, Ashwini Giri, Swanand Kirkire, Chittaranjan Tripathy, Vihaan Das Maskara, Nishith Dadhich, Sunil Kamath, Priyanka Misal, Vedika Dutt, Mruga Umrania, Jean-Pierre Le Calvez, Lacey Haines, Zorawar Shukla, Rusi Mistry, Takesh Singh, Sadat Shamsi, Madhurjeet Sarghi, Manjula Sanjay Shettigar, Abhinay Banker, Chirag Modi, Anika Tiwari, Bhanu Uday Singh, Nancy Thakkar, Raghav Dutt, Mahabir Bhullar, Kulbir Badesron, Bachan Pachera, Galsar Sanjay, Gurdas Maan, Nilesh Parmar, Palkesh Agrawal, Shraddha Suthar, Kalpana Gargekar, Nisarg Trivedi, Khushi Hajare, Garima Tiwari, Shahnawaz Pradhan, Rajan Thakkar, Murzban Vatcha, Govind Pandey, Rajeev Bharadwaj, Dharmendra Gupta, Neeraj Kabi, Danish Husain and Vijay Varma are playing as the star cast in this movie. You can watch the movie online on Netflix, as long as you are a subscriber to the video streaming OTT platform. Manto scores a 7.4 digit binge rating out of 10 and is a brilliant movie to watch in the Bollywood, Drama, Other, Historical and Reality based genres.

Promotion and Interview Videos

Nawazuddin Siddiqui shares experience of working in Manto | Movie Promotion Delhi - YouTube
  • Promotion Event of Bollywood Movie Manto in Hyderabad - YouTube

Popular Dialogues

  • 1.Aagar mere afsaano bardast nahi kar sakte….Iska matlab ye hai ki…Zamaana hi nakabile bardast hai

  • 2.Apke afsaanon mein auraton ke liy hamesha ek khaas humdardi hoti hai ?

  • 3.Har aurat ke liy e nahi…kuch toh uske liy…jo khud ko besh toh nahi rahi hai.,Lekin log usse dheere-dheere khariddte ja rahe hain…Aur kuch uske liy..joh raat ko jaagti hai…aur din ko sote hue darawnaa khwaab dekh ke toot jaati hai, ki budhaapa uske darwaaze pe dastak de raha hai

  • 4.Jab gulaam the toh aazadi ka khawab dekhte the, Ab aazad hai toh kaun sa Khawaab dekhenge?

  • 5.Main vahi likhta hun, Jo jantaa hun, Jo dekhtaa hun. Main toh bas apni kahaniyon ki ek aaine samjta hu, Jisme samaaj apne aap ko dekh sake

  • 6.Sab piche dekh rahe hain, Lekin aaj ke kaatil lahoo Lohe se taarikh likhte ja rahe hain

Movie Awards and Nomination

  • Asia Pacific Screen Awards (2018)
  • Asia Pacific Screen Award [Winner] Best Performance by an Actor: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • Cannes Film Festival (2018)
  • Un Certain Regard Award [Nominee] Nandita Das
  • Filmfare Awards (2019)
  • Technical Award [Winner] Best Costume Design: Sheetal Sharma
  • Critics' Awards [Nominee] Best Film: Nandita Das
  • Critics' Awards [Nominee] Best Actor: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • Technical Award [Nominee] Best Screenplay: Nandita Das
  • Technical Award [Nominee] Best Dialogue: Nandita Das
  • Technical Award [Nominee] Best Cinematography: Kartik Vijay
  • Technical Award [Nominee] Best Production Design: Rita Ghosh
  • GQ Awards, India (2018)
  • GQ Men of the Year Award [Winner] Actor of the Year: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • Screen Awards, IN (2019)
  • Screen Award [Nominee] Best Supporting Actress: Rasika Dugal

Trivia

1. In November 2015, it was reported that Nandita Das had approached actor Irrfan Khan to play the leading role in her film Manto. Nandita said that "Irrfan fits the role to the T as he speaks fluent Urdu, looks a lot like Manto and, above all, is a wonderful actor. He has read a lot of Manto himself and is influenced by him."
2. Nawazuddin Siddiqui worked for free.
3. The film premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
4. Nandita Das made a short film titled "In Defence of Freedom", also starring Nawazuddin in the main role, and was released on YouTube on 23 March 2017.
5. It was selected to compete in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
6. Biopic of Indo-Pakistani, Urdu author, writer Saadat Hasan Manto.
7. It is an adaptation of a Pakistani movie with the same name 'Manto' released in 2015.
8. Saadat Hasan Manto's (1912-1955) short stories set during the devastating partition of the Indian subcontinent were his defining works.[19] These irreverent, unflinching but deeply humane stories, earned him the wrath of the British Indian government and later of Pakistan. The stories were deemed obscene by the courts and he spent his last years fighting legal battles to defend his right to write. Today, his work is seen by both scholars and the reading public as one of the most authentic and independent accounts of the human tragedy of those years.
9. Javed Akhtar has also Acted in this film.
10. In 2005 it was announced actor and former Censor Board chief, Anupam Kher was to play the role of the controversial short story writer Saadat Hassan Manto in a biopic titled Manto. The feature film, based on the life of the legendary and controversial writer, had been co-written by Pakistani writer Imran Suleman, according to industry sources. The screenplay for the film took over a year to research, and the international project involves several talents from three countries, India, Pakistan, and the US. The project got shelved.
11. The first song of the film titled "Nagri Nagri" sung by Shankar Mahadevan was released on 31 August 2018.
12. Nawazuddin Siddique's next release "Thackeray" is also a biopic.
13. The film covers Manto's life during pre-partition and post-partition India and his life after migration to Pakistan till his death in 1955.
14. You can see Dr. Gurdaas Mann and Mahabir Bhullar, well know faces in Punjabi industry, are also in this movie
15. Manto is based on the 1940's post-Independence period of India.
16. Rasika Dugal plays the role of Manto's wife, Safia.
17. Tahir Raj Bhasin plays the 40's Bollywood superstar Shyam Chadda.
18. The poster of the film was unveiled at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
19. It was made as a prelude to the feature film.
20. The film has multiple producers such as HP Studios, Filmstock, and Viacom 18 Motion Pictures.
21. In May 2016, during the 69th Cannes Film Festival Nandita announced that Nawazuddin Siddiqui had been finalized for the central role of Manto in her next film.
22. The shooting of the film continued for 41 days before reaching its endpoint in July 2017.
23. The official teaser of the film was released on 12 May 2018.
24. The trailer of the film was released on 14 August 2018.
25. The shooting of the film continued for 41 days before reaching its endpoint in July 2017.
  • Budget

    15 Crores

  • Filming Location

    Vaso in Gujarat

  • Production Details

    En Compagnie Des Lamas,Filmstoc,HP Studios

  • Official Site

    Twitter

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Manto FAQ's

The release date of Manto is May 24, 2018.

Manto scores a 7.44 digit binge rating out of 10 and is a brilliant movie to watch.

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The star cast of Manto are : Purab Kohli, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Feryna Wazheir, Rasika Dugal, Javed Akhtar, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Nazma Ali Shaikh, Rishi Kapoor, Inaamulhaq, Ranvir Shorey, Rajshri Deshpande, Ila Arun, Divya Dutta, Paresh Rawal, Tillotama Shome, Shashank Arora, Bhanu Uday, Sadat Pervez, Ashwini Giri, Swanand Kirkire, Chittaranjan Tripathy, Vihaan Das Maskara, Nishith Dadhich, Sunil Kamath, Priyanka Misal, Vedika Dutt, Mruga Umrania, Jean-Pierre Le Calvez, Lacey Haines, Zorawar Shukla, Rusi Mistry, Takesh Singh, Sadat Shamsi, Madhurjeet Sarghi, Manjula Sanjay Shettigar, Abhinay Banker, Chirag Modi, Anika Tiwari, Bhanu Uday Singh, Nancy Thakkar, Raghav Dutt, Mahabir Bhullar, Kulbir Badesron, Bachan Pachera, Galsar Sanjay, Gurdas Maan, Nilesh Parmar, Palkesh Agrawal, Shraddha Suthar, Kalpana Gargekar, Nisarg Trivedi, Khushi Hajare, Garima Tiwari, Shahnawaz Pradhan, Rajan Thakkar, Murzban Vatcha, Govind Pandey, Rajeev Bharadwaj, Dharmendra Gupta, Neeraj Kabi, Danish Husain and Vijay Varma.

Manto is directed by Nandita Das.

You can watch Manto online on Netflix.

This movie is available in Hindi language.

This movie is available in Bollywood, Drama, Other, Historical and Reality based genres.

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