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Saadat Hasan Manto
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Saadat Hasan Manto

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 Name Saadat Hasan Manto
Nickname Manto
Profession Writer, 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 Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 11 May 1912
Birth Place Paproudi village, Samrala, Ludhiana, Punjab, British India
Date of Death 18 January 1955
Place of Death Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Age (at the time of death) 42 Years
Death Cause Multiple organ failure due to excessive alcohol consumption
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Taurus
Nationality Indo-Pakistan (Before India’s partition- Indian; after India’s partition- Pakistani)
Hometown Samrala, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
School Not Known
College/University Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Educational Qualification Post Graduate
Family Father– Ghulam Hasan Manto (a judge of local court)
Mother– Sardar Begum
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
Religion Islam
Hobbies Reading, Writing, Travelling
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Gajjar Ka Halwa (an Indian sweet dish made of carrots)
Favourite Pen Sheaffer
Favourite Destination Bombay (now, Mumbai)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Safia 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.

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