The minister's statement came in response to Das' tweet on Saturday where she expressed her disappointment on the ban of the movie, a biopic on celebrated Urdu short story writer Saadat Hasan Manto who had migrated to Pakistan after Partition.
Cinema remains one of the most powerful mediums to fight the divisive forces in a non-violent manner, noted actor-director Nandita Das said on Friday at the opening of the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK).
Director Nandita Das has received much acclaim for her biopic on the Urdu writer Saadat Hassan Manto. In a conversation with indianexpress.com, Das talks about her decision to incorporate Manto's stories in the film.
There’s a lot happening in Nandita Das’ directorial debut Firaaq. We get a peek at the lives of a few characters following the 2002 Gujarat riots, and it is every bit as harrowing and complex as the real world.
Nandita Das turns 48-years-old, however her charisma and style statement have only increased over the years. Though her style remains simple, her elegance and loveliness emits through her fashion trends. On her birthday, here are her top 7 sari looks.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nandita Das and Rasika Dugal talk about Manto,
which is a biopic on writer Saadat Hasan Manto. The movie also stars
Rishi Kapoor, Javed Akhtar, Ranvir Shorey, Divya Dutta, Paresh Rawal
and Gurdas Maan among others.