Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer Manto, based on the life of Saadat Hasan Manto, has been highly anticipated ever since the first appearance of the film was released.
Reflecting the true essence of Manto and Nandita das the director of the movie has shown her skills to their best by putting it in a much defined way so that people would come to know about the realities which existed then and prevailoing in this era too. Nawazuddin Siddique has taken the character to the new level as he always managed to perform his best the trailer has a scene in which he questions everyone that why true should not be portrayed as it exists and further elaborated that I just tend to write what is happening.
Nawazuddin Siddique broke the news of Movie’s trailer by sharing the trailer on his Twitter account: “Bol ke lab azaad hai! This independence day, let’s celebrate the freedom that #Manto stood for “.
From the trailer we can depict that the Manto has philosophy to see the society as it is happening and not to hide the bitter truths just to avoid shame. Manto was quite ahead of his time and his writings were considered quite bold and caters violent content endured by women in society.
Directed by Nandita Das she shared her views about Manto to the news agency,”Manto stood for freedom of expression, both through his writings and the struggles he went through in his life. He challenged all forms of orthodoxy and despite six cases slapped on him, he believed in the power of the written word. That kind of conviction and the courage to follow it through is inspirational.”
The film also features Javed Akhtar, Rishi Kapoor, Divya Dutta, Paresh Rawal, Chandan Roy Sanyal and Rajashri Deshpande playing key roles in the movie.
Manto is expected to be released worldwide on September 21.
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