Nandita Das and the Making of "Manto"
This piece was published in India Currents ("Nandita Das Delights at Stanford") on March 12, 2019. Actor and film director Nandita Das spoke at Stanford University on March 4, 2019 on “The Making of Manto” about her 2018 biographical film on the writer Saadat Hasan Manto. Born in British India, Manto migrated from his beloved Bombay to Lahore, Pakistan after Partition. Many of his stories reflect his heartbreak and disaffection at the violence and inhumanity that ensued on