Did you see? Manto's all-star cast revealed in character

05 Aug 2015

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The film takes into account how women heavily influenced  Manto's work.
The film takes into account how women heavily influenced Manto's work.

Pakistani cinema is having a more prolific period than usual of late, as films jostle for space in the coveted holiday season. As we wait for Dekh Magar Pyaar Se, Moor and Shah to hit the big screens, confirmation of a future film makes its way to us.

The much awaited Manto biopic, directed by and starring Sarmad Khoosat, is locked for a 2015 release, and is likely to grace screens in September this year.

The film's poster pays respect to Manto's regard for women in his work:

The filmmakers have also teased a number of character posters, which reveals the range of the ensemble cast:

Sarmad Khoosat stars as Manto
Sarmad Khoosat stars as Manto

Sania Saeed stars as Manto's wife:

Mahira Khan stuns fans with a completely new look. She is said to play a monkey master in the film:

Saba Qamar is said to be playing Noor Jehan's role:

Faysal Qureshi bagged the part of a radio artist:

Humayun Saeed also makes a cameo appearance: