The first look of Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Saadat Hasan Manto has been released online, as a short-film by Nandita Das titled ‘In Defence Of Freedom’.
In a powerful short, Siddiqui passionately talks about freedom of expression and highlights the hypocrisy of people regarding his stories.
The film made a debut at the India Today Conclave today.
Manto is addressing a class full of students where he talks about how people allow unpleasant things to happen in the society but disapproves of writing about them.
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