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Nandita Das launches a book of her Manto experiences, Manto & I

The filmmaker released the book in Mumbai on Thursday evening. ...

22 Feb 2020 9:30 IST — Our Correspondent

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Excerpt: How Paresh Rawal, Rishi Kapoor and Javed Akhtar were cast in Nandita Das’s Manto

The actress-turned-filmmaker takes us behind the scenes in the making of her biopic on Sa'adat...

08 Feb 2020 8:30 IST — Our Correspondent

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Glad that Manto got a great shelf life on Netflix: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

As the film has not got the green light for release, writers, activists and journalists got together...

19 Jan 2019 21:00 IST — IANS

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Diorama 2019: As actors we all look for stuff that gets noticed, says Arjan Bajwa

During a chat session at the Diorama film festival, artistes Divya Dutta and Arjan Bajwa spoke about...

17 Jan 2019 11:40 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Rewind 2018: Which was the Best Film in Hindi this year?

From a horror comedy to a neo-noir drama and a spy thriller to a sisterly tale of mutual hate, we in...

31 Dec 2018 21:42 IST — Sonal Pandya

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This generation must get know Manto on a deeper level: Ali Zafar

An online petition by writers and artistes has urged Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan to lift a on...

18 Dec 2018 13:00 IST — IANS

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Pakistani activists, writers, artists urge PM to lift ban on Nandita Das's Manto

The Pakistan censor board did not clear Manto as it thought "the film has anti-Partition theme...

17 Dec 2018 11:42 IST — IANS

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Nandita Das surprised by Pakistan censor board calling Manto ‘anti-Partition’ film

Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Rasika Dugal, Manto is based on the life of noted Urdu writer Hasan...

15 Dec 2018 17:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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Rise of feminism is not a man vs woman fight: Nandita Das at IFFK Day 2

Manto (2018) director Nandita Das spoke to critic Meena T Pillai about the rise of the Women in the...

09 Dec 2018 20:37 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Just because you give the woman a gun does not make it woman-centric: Rasika Dugal on the nuances of Mirzapur's women

Actress Rasika Dugal speaks about the ambition and difference of playing the woman in charge in the...

09 Dec 2018 13:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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If cinema was not a powerful medium, there wouldn't be bans or censorship: Nandita Das at IFFK 2018

The Manto (2018) director was the guest of honour at the inaugural ceremony of the 23rd Film of...

08 Dec 2018 13:25 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Bulbul Can Sing, Bhonsle, Ee.Ma.Yau lead Indian lineup at International Film Festival of Kerala 2018

The festival, which begins on 7 December and concludes on 14 December, will also pay tribute to and...

30 Nov 2018 18:58 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Asia Pacific Screen awards: Nandita Das accepts FIAPF award, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Ivan Ayr honoured

This year, five Indian films, including Nandita Das's Manto (2018), were nominated....

29 Nov 2018 19:23 IST — Sonal Pandya

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IFFI 2018: Sreekar Prasad explains how Manto, Kaminey and Mangal Pandey were edited

The ace explained why the Aamir Khan-starrer Mangal Pandey: The Rising (2005) took him the longest...

25 Nov 2018 6:00 IST — Blessy Chettiar

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Manto, Village Rockstars, Soni nominated for Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Five Indian films were nominated for the 12th edition....

23 Oct 2018 15:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Mayurakshi wins Best Feature Film at Singapore festival

Miransha Naik won the Best Director award for Juze, his debut feature in Konkani, while Syed Zaigham...

15 Oct 2018 20:00 IST — IANS

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Ashish Pandey's Nooreh wins Sonje Award at Busan International Film Festival

The filmmaker's short film shared the honour with the Korean short Cat Day Afternoon....

15 Oct 2018 16:08 IST — Sonal Pandya

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After Rajma Chawal, Manto and Tumbbad head to 62nd London Film Festival

One of the world's most prestigious film festivals will open with Oscar-winning director Steve...

10 Oct 2018 10:32 IST — IANS

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Box office: Batti Gul Meter Chalu earns Rs31.50 crore, Manto makes Rs3.10 crore in first week

Meanwhile, Stree added another Rs9.50 crore to its kitty in the fourth week and Manmarziyaan earned...

28 Sep 2018 13:08 IST — Keyur Seta

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If there are more Mantos, I would love to make them: Filmstoc's Namrata Goyal

The 29-year-old producer spoke with Cinestaan.com about the challenges surrounding Nandita Das's...

27 Sep 2018 10:57 IST — Shriram Iyengar