Rishi Kapoor to feature in Manto’s biopic
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.