PG | | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Naseeruddin Shah and the late Smita Patil auditioned for the roles of Kasturba and Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
He will be saying prayers in the garden. Just follow the others.
During close ups of front rank of kneeling soldiers at the Jallianwala Bagh massacre there is a large number of spent cartridges on the ground, but in the last wide shot there are none.
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.
The original theatrical release had an intermission at approximately 1 hour 31 minutes in. The second part of the film was preceded by a 3 minute musical interlude over a black screen. Most subsequent releases omitted the intermission. The DVD release includes the Intermission title card and musical interlude.
$131,153 (USA) (12 December 1982)
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