Rishi Kapoor to fea­ture in Manto’s biopic

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Vet­eran ac­tor Rishi Kapoor will be seen in a spe­cial role in ac­tor-film­maker Nan­dita Das’s biopic on the life of writer Saa­dat Hasan Manto. Nawazud­din Sid­diqui, who is por­tray­ing the role of Manto, took to Twit­ter to thank Rishi for join­ing the cast. “It was in­deed a plea­sure shar­ing the screen with @chintskap Sir. What an amaz­ing en­ergy you pos­sess even now,” he wrote. The 64-year-old ac­tor also thanked Nawaz and ex­pressed a de­sire to work with him in fu­ture. “Thank you Nawaz! Did that bit for Nan­dita Das and “Manto”-ti­tle role played by you. We will have fun work­ing to­gether in the fu­ture. Re­gards!” Rishi tweeted. The film also stars Rasika Du­gal in the role of the writer’s wife Safiyah.

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