Producer Nandita Das is energized that her forthcoming directorial “Manto” will be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), where she last ran with her directorial make a big appearance “Firaaq” 10 years back.
“Much obliged to you TIFF, Cameron Bailey for making ‘Manto’ a piece of your first determination. Just became more acquainted with! Can hardly wait to be back in Toronto following 10 prolonged years. Last time was for ‘Firaaq’,” Nandita tweeted late on Tuesday.
The motion picture, on the life generally Urdu author Saadat Hasan Manto, will be screened as a feature of a Special Presentations segment.
“Manto” takes after the most turbulent years in the life of skeptical author Manto and those of the nations — India and Pakistan — which Manto occupied and chronicled.
The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the essayist, Rasika Dugal as his better half and Tahir Raj Bhasin, Rishi Kapoor and Divya Dutta in key parts.
Anurag Kashyap’s “Manmarziyaan” will debut at the TIFF 2018, where “Inn Mumbai” on the 2008 fear based oppressor assaults on the Taj Mahal Palace inn in Mumbai will likewise be screened.
TIFF will be held from September 6-16.