Overview

The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his British commanding officer, William Gordon. Gordon is indebted to Pandey and a strong friendship develops between them, transcending both rank and race.

  1. Ketan Mehta

    Director

  2. Farrukh Dhondy

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Aamir Khan

    Aamir Khan

    Mangal Pandey

  2. Toby Stephens

    Toby Stephens

    Captain William Gordon

  3. Om Puri

    Om Puri

    Narrator

  4. Kirron Kher

    Kirron Kher

    Lol Bibi

  5. Rani Mukerji

    Rani Mukerji

    Heera

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Mangal Pandey - The Rising
Mangal Pandey - The Rising

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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 12, 2005
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 2h 30m

Budget $70,000,000.00

Revenue $7,250,000.00

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