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Apr 20, 2017
Mantostaan trailer: Rahat Kazmi's raw film brings to life Manto's four Partition storiesFour of Saadat Hasan Manto's Partition stories are brough to life in Mantostaan.
Apr 13, 2017
Like Vidya Balan's Begum Jaan, these books and films also chronicle the Partition of IndiaFrom Faiz Ahmed Faiz's Subh-e-azadi to Khushwant Singh's Train to Pakistan, here is a list of books and films that capture the pain and pathos of Partition.
Mar 21, 2017
Watch: Nawazuddin Siddiqui aces Manto's look and quirks in Nandita Das' short filmNawazuddin Siddiqui will also play celebrated author Saadat Hasan Manto in a feature film directed by Nandita Das later this year.
Sep 03, 2016
Joginder Paul's Blind: Sight is a metaphor in this timeless tale that's more relevant than everJoginder Paul’s Blind, has been translated from Nadeed in Urdu by his daughter Sukriti Kumar Paul. The Urdu literature stalwart passed away in April this year
Jul 13, 2013
Pran, the perfect gentleman and the perfect villainArray
May 06, 2013
Sarabit Singh's death is reminiscent of Manto's 'Toba Tek Singh'It’s impossible not to think of Manto. In the part of Punjab that Bhikhiwind lies, (Sarabjit Singh’s hometown) words from Saadat Hassan Manto’s most famous story, ‘Toba Tek Singh’, keep streaming in.
Apr 13, 2013
Manto on what happens when a city becomes a new countryWhat happens when the city you're familiar with suddenly becomes a new country? Manto tells us this by taking a stroll through the lanes of Lahore, a city that was India and has now become something else.
Apr 04, 2013
How Sadaat Hasan Manto is relevant to our timesI wanted to write today about why it is important that the non-fiction of Manto be translated as it has been in this Firstpost series, of which only six pieces remain, for the last few months.
Mar 07, 2013
Partition of India: Manto on why Pak never stopped being violentManto thought the violent forces that had been unleashed during that period would remain in Pakistan's society, damaging it. In this piece he tells us the country would become increasingly violent unless the matter was taken up.
Feb 22, 2013
Business of blasphemy: Manto on Pakistan's colourless futureManto sketches an apocalyptic, Mad Max-type future for Pakistan in this essay, as he began to recognise its Orwellian trajectory. Who can say he had it wrong?