Gandhi
8/10 PG

December 6, 1982 See More

Runtimes: 03 hr 08 min

Gandhi Synopsis

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...

Rated PG

Gandhi Casts

Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley

Mahatma Gandhi

Rohini Hattangadi
Rohini Hattangadi

Kasturba Gandhi

Candice Bergen
Candice Bergen

Margaret Bourke-White

Roshan Seth
Roshan Seth

Pandit Nehru

Om Puri
Om Puri

Nahari

Saeed Jaffrey
Saeed Jaffrey

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

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