Manto (2018) (2018)

Hindi 1 hrs 56 mins Biography, Drama
Critics Score
Total Reviews: 6
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Total Votes: 10

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Review Summary: Nawazuddin Siddiqui is brilliant in 'Manto' in a refreshing take by Nandita Das

Average Critic Rating: (3.58)
Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Director: Nandita Das
Release Date: 28 Sep 2018
Est. Budget: 12.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 3.0 CR

Plot: Manto is a 2018 Indian biographical drama film about the famous Urdu author Saadat Hasan Manto, written and directed by Nandita Das. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the title character of Indo-Pakistani, author and writer Saadat Hasan Manto. Tahir Raj Bhasin plays the 40’s Bollywood superstar Shyam Chadda

Manto (2018) - Top Reviews

A magical mystery tour into the life and works of writer Saadat Hasan Manto who was born in British India, moved to Pakistan after the Partition and yet lived for Bombay that was in his heart. Manto was an iconoclast and his anguished life celebrated the vile and the forgotten. This film neatly weaves the stories he wrote into the life he lived and leave us wondering: is he the better storyteller or is God? Not commercial at all, but what a brilliant cinematic experience.
Manisha Lakhne, Now Running
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Is Phenomenally Good As The Anguished Writer

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Umesh Punwani, Koi Moi
If Manto, the film, falls short of being a masterpiece, it's ironically because Nandita Das the filmmaker does not quite crack the Manto code herself: she doesn't quite see her subject with the same wholeness that Manto saw his people. ' 'This imperfection in the film, in a way, becomes the greatest tribute to Manto
Sreehari Nair, Rediff
सही मायने में बायोपिक है नवाजुद्दीन की यह फिल्म
R.J Alok, Aaj Tak
Manto: Nawazuddin Siddiqui Rewrites Legends Of A Legend!
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