Gandhi (1982)

PG  |   |  Biography, Drama, History


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Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.


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  • Ben Kingsley and Roshan Seth in Gandhi (1982)
  • Ben Kingsley and Rohini Hattangadi in Gandhi (1982)
  • Ben Kingsley in Gandhi (1982)
  • Richard Attenborough poses backstage after winning 'Best Director' and 'Best Picture' for 'Gandhi' at the 55th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Gandhi (1982)

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Director:

Richard Attenborough

Writer:

John Briley

Did You Know?

Trivia

Steven Spielberg, who lost the Best Picture and Best Director awards to Richard Attenborough, later used several cast members in his own films. Roshan Seth and Om Puri appeared together again in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). Director Richard Attenborough appeared in Jurassic Park (1993). Ben Kingsley appeared in Schindler's List (1993), which finally did win Best Picture and Best Director for Spielberg. Nigel Hawthorne... ...


Quotes

Hindu: He will be saying prayers in the garden. Just follow the others.


Goofs

Whilst it is true that electricity was unavailable to most Indian villages during Mohandas K. Gandhi's lifetime, it can be expected that poles supporting, what seem to be power lines along the railroad right-of-way during Gandhi's tour of India, are instead supporting telegraph lines, some of which were in place as early as the 1850s.


Crazy Credits

The producers express their thanks in the closing credits to The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of India for the use of its grounds and exteriors for filming locations.

Storyline

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Genres

Biography | Drama | History

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