Right from the very first sequence, Manto portrays elements of brilliance: be it the storytelling the aesthetics, the costumes, the impeccable detailing or even the sound.
“I’ve been very fortunate to have been cast in diverse characters and I owe it largely to the imagination of the phenomenal casting directors we have in Mumbai now. They have tapped the versatility of my face and personality.”
For an actor it is very liberating to play a character who is not at all like you. Najma is a complete opposite of who I am. It was a challenge for me playing this role and having the audience hate me.