Saadat Hasan Manto
Saadat Hasan Manto

Saadat Hasan Manto who is commonly known as Manto was a Pakistani Urdu writer, Author and a playwriter who has written a number of Short stories, books, and Bibliography. He was famous for his boldness due to which he faced many difficulties. He died at a very young age due to his illness leaving behind his wife and 3 daughters.

Name:Saadat Hasan Manto
In Urdu:سعادت حسن منٹو‎‎
Nick Name:Hasan
Movies:Kali Salwaar, Kisan Kanya, Mirza Ghalib, Apni Nagariya, Shikari, Badnaam
Profession:Novelist, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, short story writer
Genre:Drama, nonfiction, satire, screenplays, personal correspondence
Awards :Nishan-e-Imtiaz Award (Order of Excellence) in 2012 (posthumous)
Notable works:Toba Tek Singh; Thanda Gosht; Bu; Khol Do; Kaali Shalwar; Hattak
Date:11 May 1912
Place:Samrala, India
Spouse:Safiyah Manto (m. 1939–1955)
Children:Arif (died a few days before his first birthday) Nusrat Jalal Nuzhat Arshaf Nighat Patel
Relatives:Ayesha Jalal
Date:18 January 1955
Rest Place:Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

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Hasan Manto Biography

Saadat Hassan Manto was conceived in Paproudi town of Samarla, in the Ludhiana area of Punjab in a Muslim group of counselors on 11 May 1912. His dad was a judge of a neighborhood court. He was ethnically a Kashmiri and pleased with his Kashmiri roots. In a letter to Pandit Nehru, he recommended that being ‘wonderful’ was the second significance of being ‘Kashmiri’. The huge defining moment in his life came in 1933, at age 21, when he met Abdul Bari Alig, a researcher, and questioning author, in Amritsar. Abdul Bari Alig urged him to locate his actual abilities and read Russian and French writers.

Hasan Manto Family

Hasan Manto was born to Ghulam Hasan Manto and Sardar Begum. He got married to Safiya Manto from which he has 3 daughters and a Son. His Son Arif died a few days before his first birthday while his daughters are Nighat Patel, Nusrat Jalal, and Nuzhat Arshad.

The writing of Manto

Manto chronicled the tumult that won, amid and after the Partition of India in 1947. He began his abstract profession deciphering work of artistic mammoths, for example, Victor Hugo, Oscar Wilde, and Russian authors, for example, Chekhov and Gorky. His first story was “Tamasha”, in light of the Jallianwala Bagh slaughter at Amritsar. In spite of the fact that his prior works, affected by the dynamic authors of his occasions, demonstrated a checked liberal and communist leanings, his later work continuously turned out to be distinct in depicting the haziness of the human mind, as humanist qualities logically declined around the Partition. His last works, which developed from the social atmosphere and his own money related battles, mirrored a natural feeling of human impotency towards haziness and contained a satirist that skirted on dull parody, as found in his last work, Toba Tek Singh. It not just demonstrated the impact of his own evil spirits yet additionally that of the aggregate franticness that he found in the resulting decade of his life. To add to it, his various court cases and societal censures developed his pessimistic perspective of society, from which he felt isolated.No part of human presence stayed immaculate or unthinkable for him. To numerous contemporary ladies authors, his dialect depicted reality and gave them the nobility they for a long time ago merited.

Saadat Hassan Manto Career

Saadat Hasan Manto was seemingly the best Urdu short story author and the best essayist of “practical composition” in South Asia. He was likewise a dissident in a general public thorny about “indecency” in writing, an issue that an ideological Pakistan is as yet battling with. today, his cardinal sin is the inferred renunciation in his works of the 1947 Partition of India, which passed summon in his day, however in 2013 would have pulled in the evil of Section 123-An of the Penal Code of Pakistan, landing him in jail for a long time. Manto was loved by neither the strait-bound Muslim nor the secularized left-wing progressive conflicting with the British Raj and its successor “colonialist”, the United States. He likewise related strangely to his peers, particularly bigoted of the unremarkableness his exchange was creeping with. His composition style — scarcely pyrotechnic, however, bound with the musical enchantment that defeats the peruser when he closes the story — is refined from the “nitty-gritty” works of Maupassant, Zola, Hugo, Chekhov, Tolstoy, Somerset Maugham, O. Henry, and D.H. Lawrence. He was an insatiable peruser of Western writing.

Hasan Manto Major Work

Amid his profession, Manto composed almost two hundred stories and various expositions, film contents, and radio play. But, his most prominent commitments to Indian writing were his dominance of the short story classification and his utilization of the Urdu dialect. A portion of his notable Urdu short stories incorporate Bu, Khol Do, Thanda Gosht, and Toba Tek Singh, Manto, all through his lifetime, stayed cross with the social and abstract establishing of his occasions. His composing was viewed as intense and revolting and different charges were put on him where he was actually conveyed to preliminary in India and Pakistan. However, he didn’t respect this malarkey. He stayed defiant and unrepentant. Truth be told, he chafed the specialists by composing increasingly scholarly stuff on the god-men, government officials and the leaders of the general public. There were individuals who imagined that he was a crazy person and all that he said or did was offensive and there were different sorts of individuals who believed that he was only an extremely express and provocative essayist. In any case, there were different sorts of individuals who viewed him as the best Urdu essayist all things considered. His accounts were dull and spoken to the corrupted side of the human mind however it was particularly reasonable and is significant to all occasions and ages. 

Hasan Manto Boldness

He has straightforwardly expounded on the frightful viciousness amid the season of the segment that both the general population of Pakistan and India confront. He assaulted the political arrangement of that time, which upheld segment, in his composition. He not just anticipated the casualties of the despise wrongdoing in a miserable light yet he likewise exhibited the general population who depended on viciousness as the casualties of a naughty political framework. He previously felt segregated from the general public yet the analysis and rebuked for his unequivocal and legitimate composition that he used to get made him increasingly more skeptical about human instinct and society. He didn’t think about anything as forbidden and recognized all the shrouded parts of the general public. He has even expounded on the sexual affectation of the general public by bringing the tales of the whores and pimps on the cutting edge. He was dead against the idea of sexual subjugation of ladies. Numerous ladies essayists have acknowledged Mantos capacity to depict the situation of ladies in sexual servitude in his occasions very genuine and sensible. He is, for the most part, contrasted with D.H. Lawrence in his composition style as both of these journalists used to expound on the taboos of their particular social orders with straightforwardness and with no restraints. At the point when Manto was rebuked for the irreverence in his works, he stated, If you can’t tolerate these accounts then you should realize that the general public is likewise deplorable. Why should I evacuate the garments of the general public, which itself is stripped? I don’t endeavor to cover it since it isn’t my activity that is the activity of the dressmakers of society.

Hasan Manto Death

He set out on a journey of implosion. The substandard liquor that he devoured decimated his liver and in the winter of 18th January 1955 he succumbed to liver cirrhosis. He fell sick and couldn’t bear his disease and he left everyone on to his last departure. He was 42 years of age at the time of his demise leaving behind his wife and 3 daughters lone.

Saadat Hasan Manto Movie

‘Manto’ is 2015 Pakistani true to life show film dependent on the life of Indo-Pakistani short-story author Sadat Hassan Manto, featuring Sarmad Khoosat in the title job. ‘Manto’ first will be discharged a Pakistani film then the sequential tight clamp show will be broadcasting live. This dramatization sequential and film will portray the genuine story of the story author and the renowned writer Saadat Hasan Manto. This film is created by the GEO films and the dramatization sequential will be on air in ARY Channel. The Manto is the narrative of the writer which depicts how the Saadat Hasan Manto compose his short stories and how individuals respond against his accounts and books this film later will be dramatization will portray the total image of the Saadat Hasan Manto life.

Manto movie Cast

  1. Sarmad Khoosat As  Manto
  2. Sania Saeed As Begum Manto
  3. Mahira Khan 
  4. Saba Qamar
  5. Faisal Qureshi
  6. Imran Abbas
  7. Savera Nadeem
  8. Adnan Jaffar
  9. Hina Khawaja Bayat
  10. Nadia Afghan
  11. Tipu Sharif
  12. Yasra Rizvi
  13. Mohammed Hanif
  14. Nimra Bucha
  15. Afraz Rasool
  16. Irfan Khoosat

Saadat Hasan Manto Short Stories

  • Tetwal Ka Kutta
  • Toba Tek Singh
  • Meri Shadi
  • Shughal 
  •  Izzat K lye
  • Aakhri Salute 
  •  Majeed Ka Mazi
  • Khooni Thook
  • Puja Phadday Baz
  • Allah Dittah
  •  Chori
  • Duhwan
  • Jao Haneef Jao
  • Jhooti Kahani  
  • Miss Mala 
  • Mamad Bhayi 
  • Shadi 
  • Thanda Gausht 
  • Aankhain
  • Ab Aur Kuch Kehnay Ki Zaroorat Nahi
  • Actress Ki Aankh
  • Aulad
  • Baanjh
  • Bachni
  • Baghair Ijazat
  • Basit
  • Bhangan
  • Bismillah
  • Intizar (Drama)
  • Naya Qanoon
  • Pareeshani Ka Sabab
  • Pehchan
  • Tamasha
  • Ullu Ka Patha
  • Us Ka Pati
  • Gentlemanoon ka Brush
  • Jaib-e-Kafan
  • Jhooti Kahani
  • Jism Aur Rooh
  • Peeran
  • Phusphusi Kahani
  • Phaha
  • Terhi Lakeer
  • Talawwun
  • Tangay Walay Ka Bhayi
  • Taraqqi Pasand
  • Tu-Tu

Saadat Hasan Manto Books

Hasan Manto had written a number of books in his time and each book is a masterpiece within itself.

Mottled Dawn

Mottled Dawn is a gathering of Saadat Hasan Manto s most dominant pieces on the Partition of the subcontinent into India and Pakistan in 1947. The book incorporates remarkable stories like Toba Tek Singh, The Return, The Assignment, Colder Than Ice and some more, bringing alive the most disastrous occasion ever of the Indian subcontinent.

Bitter Fruit

The Bitter Fruit shows the best gathering of Manto s works, from his short stories, plays, and portrays, to pictures of film craftsmen, a couple of pieces on himself, and his letters to Uncle Sam which have references to socialism, Russia, governmental issues after the Partition and his very own budgetary condition. The closing area of the book has affirmations and memories from Saadat s companions and relatives. Severe Fruit incorporates stories like A Wet Afternoon, The Return, A Believer s Version, Toba Tek Singh, Colder Than Ice, The Assignment, Odor, By The Roadside, Bribing The Almighty, The Kingdom s End, The Woman In The Red Raincoat, The Room With The Bright Light, The Great Divide, The Angel, Siraj, An Old Fashioned Man, The Price Of Freedom, It Happened In 1919, The Girl From Delhi, A Man Of God, Free For All, and A Tale Of 1947.

Toba Tek Singh

In Toba Tek Singh by Saadat Hasan Manto, there is a subject of disarray, character, division, change, control, and numbness. Taken from his Kingdom’s End and Other Storie’s accumulation the story is described in the third individual by an anonymous storyteller and in the wake of perusing the story, the peruser understands that Manto might investigate the subject of disarray. None of the characters in the story know where they are to go. Their nationality is being referred to. Which might be the point that Manto is endeavoring to make.

Thanda gosht

Thanda Gosht is a fiction short story composed by Saadat Hasan Manto. The book was first distributed in an art magazine in March 1950 in Pakistan. Later it was distributed by Sang-e-Meel Publications. Manto was accused of profanity for this story and confronted a preliminary in criminal court. The story is about the collective viciousness of 1947.

Bombay stories

An accumulation of exemplary, yet incredibly contemporary, short stories set in the lively universe of mid-century Bombay, from one of India’s most noteworthy scholars. Touching base in 1930s Bombay, Saadat Hasan Manto found a city like no other. A city for all, and an invigorating center point of permit and freedom overflowing with both imaginative vitality and defenseless melancholy.

Khol Do Manto

“Khol Do” is a standout amongst the most popular and questionable stories by essayist Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955). It is one of the magnum opuses delineating the impacts of brutality amid the parcel of India on the general population of the land. But in contrast to numerous others, Manto does not see the culprits as Hindu or Muslim, Hindustanis or Pakistanis, he just observes and delineates them as individuals with all their wild and barbarity.

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