'Manto' trailer featuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui is finally out and it does not disappoint

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 15, 2018, 12:19 PM(IST)

Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Saadat Hasan Manto in 'Manto'. Photograph:( WION Web Team )

It is finally here! One of the most anticipated films of this year, Nandita Das' directorial 'Manto' is finally going to hit the theatres. The release of the trailer was timed perfectly- released on the midnight of 15th August- a date that's celebrated for the birth of free India. 

Based on the controversial writer, poet Saadat Hasan Manto's life, the trailer has Nawazuddin Siddiqui nailing the part of the revolutionary writer from the first frame itself. Siddiqui looks and acts the part making the trailer itself a compelling watch. 

The actor shared the trailer on his Twitter page and wrote, "Bol ke lab azaad hai! This Independence Day, let’s celebrate the freedom that #Manto stood for.(sic)"


The film is star-studded with Rishi Kapoor, Ranvir Shorey, Rajshri Deshpande, Rasika Dugal, Paresh Rawal, Tilottama Shome, Tahir Raj Bhasin and Gurdas Maan playing important characters. 

After receiving accolades at various international film festivals, 'Manto' is set to release in India on 21st September. 

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