Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer “Manto” is a historical period drama film about the controversial writer Saadat Hasan Manto who is known for his writings around the partition of India and Pakistan. Recently, “Manto” has screened at the prestigious 71st Cannes Film Festival. At the teaser launch, when director Nandita on being asked, whether audience would be able to accept this across the border. “Manto” is written and directed by Nandita Das. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the titular character along with Rasika Dugal and Tahir Raj Bhasin in lead roles.