Mumbai, November 29(CINEWS): On-screen character and altruist Nandita Das who made her directorial debut with the honor winning film Firaaq, is good to go to wear the chief’s cap at the end of the day. She will now be adjusting the life of acclaimed author Manto for her next and will have Irrfan Khan assuming the part of the hero.
Uncovering that Irrfan Khan’s looks take after the genuine Manto, Nandita Das expressed that Irrfan is familiar with Urdu as well as an awesome on-screen character. While she is still in the starting phases of scripting, she did uncover that she will be catching the vital seven years of Manto’s life which incorporates his life prior and then afterward the allotment. She has additionally communicated her longing to shoot the film mostly in Pakistan to keep up its realness.
Manto, known as, Saadat Hasna Manto, was a Pakistani essayist, writer, and writer whose written work spoke to the period of previously, then after the fact Partition of India. He tested through different artistic works like short stories, outlines, papers and even radio plays.
Manto is set in Mumbai and Lahore of that time and Nandita Das is co-composing the script with Mir Ali Hussain.