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Saadat Hassan Manto (1912–1955)

Saadat Hassan Manto was born in a village near Ludhiana. He had a wife and 3 daughters to support and lived the last years of his life in Lahore, Pakistan where he stayed politically very active till the last days of his life. He also played a commendable and very supportive role in helping to build the film industry in newly-created nation of ... See full bio »

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Kisan Kanya
Kisan Kanya Writer
(1937)
Eight Days
Eight Days Writer
(1946)
Mirza Ghalib
Mirza Ghalib Writer
(1954)

Filmography

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 2016 Khol Do (Short) (book - as Sadaat Hassan Manto) (completed)
 2017 Toba Tek Singh (original story)
 2013/II The Blue Veins (Short) (story - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 2013/I The Blue Veins (Short) (story - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 2009 The 1000w Bulb (Short) (Urdu short story "Saw Watt Ka Bulb" - as Saadat Hasan Manto)
 2009 Aadmi Ki Aurat Aur Anya Kahaniya (short story "Sau Candle Power Ka Bulb" - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 2009 The 100 Watt Bulb (Short) (story by - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 2005 Toba Tek Singh (Short) (short story - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 2002 Kali Salwaar (story - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 1994 Antareen (story - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 1975 Ek Gunah Aur Sahi (screenplay based on short stories by)
 1966 Badnam (original short story)
 1954 Mirza Ghalib (story - as S.H. Minto)
 1950 Beli (story - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 1946 Eight Days (dialogue - as Sadat Hasan Manto) / (written by - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 1946 Jhumke (written by - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 1946 Shikari (written by - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 1945 Begum (written by - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 1944 Chal Chal Re Navjavan (written by - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 1943 Naukar (written by - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 1940 Apni Nagariya (as Sadat Hasan Manto)
 1937 Kisan Kanya (dialogue - as Sadat Hasan Manto) / (screenplay - as Sadat Hasan Manto)
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Saadat Hasan Manto | Sadaat Hassan Manto | Sadat Hasan Manto | S.H. Minto
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