The maverick writer, Saadat Hasan Manto, after India is partitioned, eventually makes the difficult choice of leaving behind his glorious days in Bombay and moves to Lahore. There, he finds himself bereft of friends and work. As his life spirals downwards, his writing soars, creating an authentic and disturbing portrait of the times.

Genre : Cinema feature film

Director : Nandita Das (Indian)

Cast : Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rasika Dugal, Tahir Bhasin

Production :

HP Studios

Movie Makers Inc. (India)

Viacom18 Motion Pictures (India)

En Compagnie des Lamas (France)



  • Official Selection Festival de Cannes 2018 - Un Certain Regard
  • Official Selection Toronto International Film Festival 2018 - Special Presentations
  • Official Selection Pessac International History Film Festival 2018