Nandita Das’ film Manto is going to release soon. The movie is based on the life of a celebrated writer Saadat Hasan Manto and for the release of a movie on him, his daughters Nuzhat and Nusrat are going to be in Mumbai. They are coming by road from Lahore via the Wagah border and will fly down to Mumbai with their spouses.
Nandita herself confirmed the news while speaking to a leading daily. "We are keeping our fingers crossed that the family of this great literary icon who is legacy of the whole Indian subcontinent will find the passage smooth."
Nuzhat spoke to a leading daily in Lahore and shared some things about her father. "We were all very young when he passed away a broken-hearted man. But almost everyone who met and knew him have spoken of his love for Bombay where he began his literary journey"
Nuzhat said that they are availing visa-on-arrival to the 65+ elderly according to an understanding between both the governments. "In the past, we have travelled after a visa was given. So we are a bit worried she said."
While talking about Nandita Das she became very excited and said, "She is such a humble loving person. She has met us and even came and stayed with us. We are confident that she must have put together a great film and are excited to see it."
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