Mumbai: Intriguing and profound are adjectives that do complete justice in describing this first look of Nawazuddin Siddiqui in and as Manto.
Unkept hair and round rimmed glasses give Siddiqui the desired profound look and, like most legends, looks withdrawn. Shared by the star himself, the picture reads: Manto aaj bhi humare saath hain aur kal bhi ve jo humare baad ayenge usse apne saath payenge. Azad kalam se….
Directed by Nandita Das, this Indo-French co-produced film will hit the theatres sometime this year.