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Indian media proves it is propaganda machine: Nandita Das

BOLLYWOOD: The Indian media has proved it is the propaganda machine of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), said Bollywood actor and director Nandita Das, referring to the ruling party of her country. The “Manto” director took to Twitter to express her views about Indian media which fanned anti-Pakistan sentiments and spread ...

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Watch Manto trailer

BOLLYWOOD: Before his act as Balasaheb Thackeray hits the screens, Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be seen in another biopic of a famous person, Saadat Hasan Manto in ‘Manto.’ Unlike the ‘Tiger’ Shiv Sena supremo, this renowned writer is subtler and only his writing is fierce. So much so, that he gets ...

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Nandita Das’ ‘Manto’ heads to Cannes Film Fest

MUMBAI: Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das’ directorial Manto, a biographical on controversial Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto, has made its way to the Un Certain Regard segment of the prestigious 71st Cannes Film Festival. A historical period drama about Manto, who is known for his writings around the partition of India and ...

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Padmavati row: Nandita Das on power of art

BOLLYWOOD: Actor-filmmaker Nandita Das said demanding a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmavati only reinforces the fact that art is powerful. The 48-year-old director said suppressing an artist’s expression reflects that somewhere the work of art is challenging a certain thought process. “Art doesn’t create revolutions, it subliminally ...

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Nawazuddin’s ‘Manto’ biopic to release mid-2018

BOLLYWOOD: Nandita Das plans to release her film, Manto, in mid-2018. The biopic features Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the celebrated Urdu short-story writer, Saadat Hasan Manto. Talking about the film at the ongoing MAMI film festival in the city, she said, “Editing is my favourite part of filmmaking. That’s where you ...

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“Raees is Shah Rukh Khan’s best performance” – Nawazuddin Siddiqui

NEW DELHI: Nawazuddin Siddiqui is said to have given a scene stealing performance in Rahul Dholakia’s Raees. But the actor, who has climbed from strength to strength during the last few years, isn’t buying any of that praise. “I don’t think about the compliments. If I did, I’d become a smug actor who thinks he knows ...

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