Nawazuddin Siddiqui starring Manto is running successfully in the theatres. And we know that actor didn’t charge maker, Nandita Das anything for the film and now Nawaz claims that he would do Manto all over again with his own money, if need be!
Actor Nawazuddin just took to his social media profile and shared that Manto was ahead of its time, even today and he would love to do Manto yet again, with his own money, if needed.
He wrote, “If given an opportunity, I would love to do #MANTO yet again & this time also for free, instead would pay from my pocket to make it happen; because today I realised that #MANTO is still way ahead of our time”
Manto is a 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.
Shyam was Manto’s friend, confidant, and inspiration for a number of stories. Rasika Dugal plays the role of Manto’s wife, Safia.
Manto is based on the 1940’s post-Independence period of India. The film has multiple producers such as HP Studios, Filmstoc, and Viacom 18 Motion Pictures.
Next Nawaz will be seen in another biographical drama Thackeray, based on the life of Bal Thackeray, the founder of the Indian political party Shiv Sena. It is being directed by Abhijit Panse and has been written by Shiv Sena politician Sanjay Raut.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the titular role of Bal Thackeray. The biopic is scheduled for release on 23 January 2019, the 93rd birthday of Bal Thackeray.