Manto movie review is a biography. Some biopics are poignant and touching
Manto Saab was a prominent author who migrated from India to Pakistan during the partition. His family fled Mumbai. Under the circumstances prevailing at that time, they chose to cross the border. They tried to make a new beginning but alas Manto Saab did not adapt to the place and life on the other side of the border. This was evident in this biopic film created by noted actress Nandita Das.
Hindi film star Shyam Chadda was Manto's best friend with whom he had a close bond. It is believed he was the inspiration for a number of stories. Manto's wife, Safia role was played by Rasika dugal, effortlessly. Manto is based on the events leading to partition and post-Independence period of India