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Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh host special screening of ‘Manto Rajkamal Prakashan is the publishing partner of the film


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Centered on the life and writings of Saadat Hassan Manto and directed by Nandita Das , a special screening of movie ‘Manto’ starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui was hosted by Rajkamal Prakashan Group in Pacific Mall, Anand Vihar. In this film, Manto’s life has been shown closely with the lawsuits and other aspects of his personality and few his stories.

The purpose of this screening which was held for writers, intellectuals and discerning audiences living in Delhi NCR was to get acquainted with ‘Manto’ as a writer and a person. Rajkamal Prakashan is also the ‘publishing partner’ of this film. Along with the film, Rajkamal Prakshan has published a compilation of fifteen selected stories of Manto in Hindi and English, chosen by the director of ‘Manto’ Nandita Das. This selection is an integral part of Manto’s vision and has been published in the joint effort of film production house and Rajkamal Prakashan. Book was also put up for display and sale with film’s screening. Read more

“Manto was a creative genius and a family man at the same time” says Nawazuddin Siddiqui


By Vivek K. Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Godrej India Culture Lab's Manto Now panel with Nazia Erum, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rasika Dugal and Rakhshanda Jalil

Godrej India Culture Lab and Viacom18 Motion Pictures hosted a special conversation based upon Manto, a film by Nandita Das as a precursor to the national release. It included presence of the film’s cast members Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Rasika Dugal, literary historian Rakhshanda Jalil, as well as Nazia Erum, author of ‘Mothering a Muslim’.

Based on the idea of freedom of expression, the film revolves around Saadat Hasan Manto, the skilled satirist and chronicler of the chaos of Partition who was put on trial six times for his provocative writings. The prolific writer was thus invariably a champion of free speech. He once famously said, “If you find my stories dirty, the society you are living in is dirty.” Read more

Actress Feryna Wazheir looking stunning at the Cocktail party for Nandita Das’s Manto at Cannes


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Indian Actress Feryna Wazheir at Cocktail Party for Manto, Cannes Film Festival 2018

Scottish born Indian actress Feryna Wazheir spotted at the Cocktail party for Nandita Das’s ‘Manto’ at Le Majestic Barriere Hotel, Cannes. Feryna looks stunning in a royal blue heritage Banarsi Saree with a solid silver heirloom waistband.   Read more