Saadat Hasan Manto

Saadat Hasan Manto

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Are you Looking for Saadat Hasan Manto Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on celebwoods.com. Saadat Hasan Manto was born on 11 May 1912 in Paproudi village, Samrala, Ludhiana, Punjab, British India. He is a writer.

Bio
Real NameSaadat Hasan Manto
NicknameManto
ProfessionWriter, Playwright and Author
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet inches– 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 60 kg
in pounds– 132 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 May 1912
Birth PlacePaproudi village, Samrala, Ludhiana, Punjab, British India
Date of Death18 January 1955
Place of DeathLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Age (at the time of death)42 Years
Death CauseMultiple organ failure due to excessive alcohol consumption
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
NationalityIndo-Pakistan (Before India’s partition- Indian; after India’s partition- Pakistani)
HometownSamrala, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
SchoolNot Known

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College/UniversityAligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Educational QualificationPost Graduate
FamilyFather– Ghulam Hasan Manto (a judge of local court)
Mother– Sardar Begum
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
ReligionIslam
HobbiesReading, Writing, Travelling

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Favourite Things
Favourite FoodGajjar Ka Halwa (an Indian sweet dish made of carrots)
Favourite PenSheaffer
Favourite DestinationBombay (now, Mumbai)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseSafia Deen (Later, Safia Manto)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Saadat Hasan Manto

  • Did Saadat Hasan Manto smoke?: Yes
  • Did Saadat Hasan Manto drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was born into a middle-class Muslim family in the predominantly Sikh city of Ludhiana in British India.
  • Manto was ethnically a Kashmiri, and he was so proud of being a Kashmiri that once he wrote to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru that being ‘beautiful’ was the synonym of being ‘Kashmiri’.
  • In 1933, at the age of 21, his life took a turn when he met Abdul Bari Alig (a scholar and polemic writer) in Amritsar. It was Abdul Bari Alig who encouraged him to read French and Russian authors.
  • It was through studying the western authors that he learned the art of short story writing, and in his early 20s, he translated French, Russian and English stories into Urdu.
Saadat Hasan Manto
Saadat Hasan Manto

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