Mantoiyat, a dastan of the storyteller himself
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Date: 8/23/2012 5:04:31 PM
He was a chain smoker, fond of penicillin injections and used to carry medicines in his pockets. He even stole money from his Walda’s (mother in Urdu) purse to buy novels and often bickered with his wife by doing domestic chores.
He was Saadat Hasan Manto brought to life by Mahmood Farooqi and Danish Husain, in a get-together known as Dastangoi, held recently at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Read full story on The Times of India