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Aug 17, 2019
How Mountbatten's monumental errors during Partition still inform the bitter relationship between India and PakistanThe context for a bloody partition was set with the decision to sever Bengal in the east and Punjab in the west in half – giving Jinnah what he called a “moth-eaten Pakistan.” That killed any hopes of a federated India, which was Jinnah’s preference, if it allowed for power sharing and autonomy to Muslim majority provinces.
May 11, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Atishi pamphlet row, Bengal votes, revisiting Manto's Bombay; today's must-read storiesAtishi’s campaign, centred on her work in the sector of public education and the demand for statehood, has drawn both sympathy and suspicion from a vote bank more polarised than ever.
Dec 15, 2018
Nandita Das says she is disappointed Manto won't release in Pakistan: He belongs to both countries equallyNandita Das said that Manto was not passed by Pakistan's Censor Board, citing that 'the film has anti-Partition narrative theme and explicit scenes'
Sep 26, 2018
Saadat Hasan Manto moved to Lahore, but his Partition stories show that his soul remained in IndiaManto’s viewpoint — that Partition and its violence cannot be separated — corresponds more closely to how Indians view Partition. On the other hand, Pakistanis viewed Manto's bleak perspective with ambivalence because of their enthusiasm for the creation of a new country
Sep 21, 2018
Revisiting Manto's Bombay, in words and picturesIn an attempt to place Saadat Hasan Manto's words in the Bombay he left about 70 odd years ago, lyricist Kausar Munir reads an excerpt from 'Do Gaddhay' while photographer Hashim Badani captures the city through a retrospective lens.
Sep 20, 2018
Manto: Nandita Das' brilliantly crafted biopic isn't inclusive enough of those unaware of the writerWith Manto, Nandita Das may alienate those who are not well-versed with the writer's stories but that doesn't make the film any less brilliant
Sep 19, 2018
Making of Manto: Behind the scenes of the Saadat Hasan biopicIn conversation with the art director, costume designer and casting director — the architects of the world of Manto, directed by Nandita Das
Aug 15, 2018
Manto trailer: Nawazuddin Siddiqui portrays the Urdu poet's tribulations in a post-independent IndiaManto is scheduled to hit theatres on 21 September, 2018
Aug 10, 2018
Nawazuddin Siddiqui shares his Saadat Hasan Manto look from the upcoming biopicManto has been selected to be screened at Toronto International Film Festival along with Anurag Kashyap's next Manmarziyaan.
May 21, 2018
Nandita Das on her directorial venture Manto: 'Made this film to respond to what is happening today'In her latest directorial effort, Nandita Das tackles the problematic figure of Manto through Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s outstanding performance as the Urdu writer.