Stories of Saadat Hasan Manto

Toba Tek Singh, Manto’s most memorable classic. While thousands are involved in the unprecedented communal frenzy that follows the announcement of Partition, the inmates of a mental asylum find themselves in a strange situation. The authorities have decided that while the Muslim inmates can stay back, the Hindu and Sikhs will have to go to … Continue reading

Saadat Hasan Manto

Saadat Hasan Manto was born on 11 May 1912 at Samrala in Punjab’s Ludhiana district. In a literary, journalistic, radio scripting and film-writing career spread over more than two decades, he produced around 250 stories, scores of plays and a large number of essays. He wrote over a dozen films, including Eight Days, Chal Chal … Continue reading