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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 191

Budget: $22,000,000

Revenue: $77,737,889

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  • 1982-11-30
     PG

  • 1982-12-01
     PG

  • 1983-02-17
     12

  • 1983-03-22
     -

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Content Score: 100

(1982)

7.0/10 (153 votes)

Overview

In 1893, Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment. Gandhi realizes that the laws are biased against Indians and decides to start a non-violent protest campaign for the rights of all Indians in South Africa. After numerous arrests and the unwanted attention of the world, the government finally relents by recognizing rights for Indians, though not for the native blacks of South Africa. After this victory, Gandhi is invited back to India, where he is now considered something of a national hero. He is urged to take up the fight for India's independence from the British Empire. Gandhi agrees, and mounts a non-violent non-cooperation campaign of unprecedented scale, coordinating millions of Indians nationwide. There are some setbacks, such as violence against the protesters and Gandhi's occasional imprisonment. Nevertheless...

Tagline

His Triumph Changed The World Forever.

Crew

Director: Richard Attenborough
Writer:

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Cast

Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley
as Mahatma Gandhi

Rohini Hattangadi

Rohini Hattangadi
as Kasturba Gandhi

Candice Bergen

Candice Bergen
as Margaret Bourke-White…

Roshan Seth

Roshan Seth
as Pandit Nehru

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