01/10On the filth of the thoughts

Outrageously rebellious, Manto’s themes ranged extensively—prostitution, actual folks in politics and energy, god-men, poverty, and sexual taboos.

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02/10On the filth of battle

Born in 1912, he witnessed the nation’s turmoil throughout the time main as much as the Partition. His most well-known works are, Thada Gosht, Bu, Khol Do, and Toba Tek Singh.

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03/10On the gore of communalism

His writing interval began in 1934, on the age of 22 when he translated works by Victor Hugo, Anton Chekov, Oscar Wilde, and Maxim Gorky, into Urdu. His favorite was French writer Man de Maupassant.

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04/10On the appreciation of artwork

His first unique brief story, Tamasha (1931), was based mostly on the horrors of the Jallianwala Bagh bloodbath.

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05/10On drawing parallels

A post-graduate diploma from Aligarh Muslim College, Manto joined the Indian Progressive Author’ Affiliation, and he acquired revealed in nationwide magazines.

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06/10On measuring hearts

He has additionally labored with the All India Radio in New Delhi as an Urdu service author, however he solely managed to final a yr earlier than falling out with NM Rashid (poet, and Director, AIR).

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07/10On escapism

He moved to Bombay in 1942 and labored as a script author within the Hindi movie trade.

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08/10On femininity

After 1948, he moved together with his household to Lahore in Pakistan the place he stored up his story writing, but in addition carved a distinct segment in Pakistani theatre.

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09/10On freedom

He had six costs of obscenity filed towards him by each the British imperialist authorities, and the later by the unbiased Indian authorities. In reality, on the day of his dying, he was scheduled to seem at a listening to.

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10/10On shrouding the reality

He died in 1955 from liver cirrhosis on the age of 42. Over the course of his 24 years of labor, Manto penned over 200 tales, 5 collections of radio dramas, two collections of sketches, one novel, eight movie scripts, and three of collections of essays.

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