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Nawazuddin Siddiqui: I am trying to create Manto’s world around me

“…And additionally it is potential, that Saadat Hasan dies, however Manto stays alive,” and revisiting the essence of this quote by Saadat Hasan Manto, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is making an attempt to construct the author’s world round himself.

The forty two-yr-previous star, who will likely be essaying the position of the famend brief story author within the biopic directed by Nandita Das, mentioned he has been watching Manto’s performs and studying his literature to get into the zone of his character.

“I’m getting ready myself for the position of Manto. I’ve been watching his performs, listening to that period’s music, studying Manto and about him. If I get 10-15 days earlier than the capturing begins I’ll attempt to create his world round me by placing up posters of Ismat Chugtai and the likes in my room,” Siddiqui mentioned throughout Bharat Rang Mahotsav at Nationwide Faculty of Drama.

The film traces the creator’s journey, his relationship together with his spouse and his life publish Partition in Lahore. Actress Rasika Dugal might be taking part in Manto’s spouse Safiyah. Nawazuddin’s first look from the movie was not too long ago launched on Twitter.

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