Did Nawaz Uddin Siddique charge 1₹ Rupee for Manto Film:
Famous bollywood actor Nawaz Uddin Siddique, known for his excellent acting skills and profound roles, recently came in limelight when the news broke out that the star actor played the role of Manto in Nandita Das’ upcoming film Manto. One interesting thing about his role in this movie is that Nawaz Uddin Siddique charged INR 1 only, to be Manto. Yes it’s true, according to the statement; Nawaz Uddin Siddique slashed his pay to just Re. 1 in order to pay tribute to the renowned urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto, and yes for his friend Nandita too.
Not only this, the film cast contains big names such as Rishi Kapoor and Javed Akhtar who did this film for free. According to the director of the film Nandita Das, “There is more to life than money”.
The film is based revolves around the famous Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto and is based upon the 1940’s post independence time of India and is set to hit the cinemas on 21st September this year. Fans are excitedly waiting for the launch after knowing about the passion of the film’s cast. We hope that the film does great.