Lyricist Javed Akhtar to Act in Nandita Das’s Film Manto; Biopic on Author Sadat Hasan Manto



Ace lyricist Javed Akhtar will be acting in Sadat Hasan Manto’s biopic. He will be seen acting after eight years. His last outing was in Mere Khawabo Main Jo Aye. The biopic will showcase the life of this ace short story writer. He translated the works of Oscar Wilde, Victor Hugo, Anton Chekov and others. He was accused of indecency. This had an impact on his life. It was during that time that a college professor was by his side.

Javed Akhtar will be seen in the court room scenes. The film directed by Nandita Das is named Manto.

Priyanka Dutta

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