News / Bollywood
Times of India
After a long wait, the teaser of Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer 'Manto' is finally out. Nawazuddin Siddiqui once again stuns everyone with his portal of Saadat Hasan Manto in the teaser. The film is a historical period drama and it talks about the controversial writer Saadat Hasan Manto who is known for his writings around the partition of India and Pakistan.
The teaser shows the journey of Manto, who leaves Bombay during the partition and shifts to Lahore. But in the later country, he doesn’t have any takers for his writing work.
Apart from Nawazuddin the film also stars Paresh Rawal, Rishi Kapoor, Rasika Dugal and Tahir Raj Bhasin in pivotal roles. The film is directed by Nandita Das and is set to hit the screens later this year. Currently, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival for the world premiere of 'Manto'.
On the other hand, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has his hands full with the upcoming biopic 'Thackeray'. Directed by Abhijit Panse the film will be produced by Shiv Sena leader and producer-writer Sanjay Raut. 'Thackeray' will be shot in Hindi, Marathi, and dubbed in English. The biopic is slated to hit the screens on January 23, 2019.
WATCH THE TRAILER HERE