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.


  • Ben Kingsley and Roshan Seth in Gandhi (1982)
  • Ben Kingsley and Rohini Hattangadi in Gandhi (1982)
  • Ben Kingsley at an event for 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.
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Cast & Crew

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Richard Attenborough


John Briley

Did You Know?


When plans for the film were announced, Richard Attenborough held a press conference in Delhi for the Indian media. There was much concern expressed about how such a revered figure as Gandhi, a virtual deity to many Indians, would or should be portrayed on screen. One ... ...


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


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

Opening credits prologue: No man's life can be encompassed in one telling. There is no way to give each year its allotted weight, to include each event, each person who helped to shape a lifetime. What can be done is to be faithful in spirit to the record and try to find one's way to the heart of the man....



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Biography | Drama | History

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