Nandita Das who marked her directorial debut with the stunning Firaaq in 2008, is back with her second full length feature film titled Manto.
It is a biographical film based on the life of Saadat Hasan Manto: Indo-Pakistani author. Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the titular role of Manto. The film at present is doing the round of Festival de Cannes.
Directed: Nandita Das | Starring: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Rasika Dugal, Rajshri Deshpande, Paresh Rawal,
Produced: Vikrant Batra, Ajit Andhare, Namrata Goyal, Nandita Das
Written: Nandita Das
Background Score: Zakir Hussain
Cinematography: Kartik Vijay
Edited: Sreekar Prasad
Production Design: Rita Ghosh
Costume Design: Sheetal Sharma
Makeup Department: Shrikant Desai
Sound Department: Samuel Aïchoun, Antoine Gervais, Kj Krishnanunny, Sébastien Noiré, Resul Pookutty, Abhishek Tripahty
Release date: 13 May 2018 (Cannes)