Toba Tek Singh is a 2018 Indian Punjabi - language film that is directed and written by Ketan Mehta. This is a historical drama film that stars Pankaj Kapoor and Vinay Pathak. The film is based on the short story of Saadat Hassan Manto that goes by the same name. The film shows the effects of India - Pakistan partition on the life of the general public.
The film follows the story of Bishan Singh who lived in a mental asylum situated in Lahore where he made strong bonds with other patients irrespective of their background. However, his life changed when he had to leave the institution due to the partition.