The makers of Manto shared a glimpse of their upcoming film on Facebook. In the video, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who portrays the role of writer Saadat Hasan Manto, can be seen expressing his strong beliefs about freedom of speech
Chinmayi Sripaada said she has got no response from the micro-blogging site yet. "I tweeted the petition on Monday morning and it has crossed 50,400 and something as of now. The target was 50,000. The signatures have crossed 50,000 which is a good thing"
Actress Vidya Balan told the press that "everyone has a right to express what they feel"
Prakash Jha has directed films like Gangaajal, Apharhan, Satyagraha , Arakshan and Raajneeti - all of which touched upon political issues