Saadat hasan manto

Mastur looks at Partition through the eyes of women. Courtesy: Naveed Tahir

In the time of breaking of nations

4 min read . 16 Jan 2019
Saadat Hasan Manto with wife Safia (left) and sister-in-law Zakia Hamid Jalal in Bombay. Photographs courtesy the Manto family

Saadat Hasan Manto, the family man

6 min read . 20 Jan 2018
Saadat Hasan Manto. Photo: Hindustan Times<br />

The Manto you didn’t know

4 min read . 08 Aug 2015
Actor Ankur Vikal in Motley’s stage production of Manto’s ‘Bu’.<br />

What great minds say about the armpit

4 min read . 26 Jul 2014
Languages make themselves and once made, can’t be destroyed. Photo: Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times<br />

Hindi or Urdu?

4 min read . 21 Jun 2014
The cover of the English translation of Saadat Hasan Manto’s non-fiction works, published by Westland.<br />

Urdu and my Manto moment

6 min read . 07 Jun 2014
Satyanarayana’s writings on our encounters with the West have a modern sensibility, while still being immersed in Telugu and Sanskrit traditions. Photo courtesy: Vishwanatha Sahithya Peetham<br />
Bombay Stories: Random House India, 274 pages, ₹ 399<br />

Bombay Stories | Saadat Hasan Manto

2 min read . 07 Dec 2012
Saadat Hasan Manto<br />
<br />On history: Ayesha Jalal. Hindustan Times<br />

The witness

2 min read . 04 May 2012
The iconoclasts

The iconoclasts

4 min read . 20 Aug 2010
<br />Do You Suppose it’s the East Wind? Penguin, 298 pages, Rs299<br />

Mangoes and talking trees

2 min read . 03 Sep 2009
<br />Naked Voices: IndiaInk, 142 pages, Rs295.<br /> (IndiaInk, 142 pages, Rs295.)

Heartbreak and banter

3 min read . 11 Oct 2008