His Triumph Changed The World Forever.Nov. 30, 1982 (UK, India, USA)191 Min.PG
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Ben Kingsley isMahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi
Rohini Hattangadi isKasturba Gandhi
Kasturba Gandhi
Candice Bergen isMargaret Bourke-White
Margaret Bourke-White
Roshan Seth isPandit Nehru
Pandit Nehru
Om Puri isNahari
Saeed Jaffrey isSardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Alyque Padamsee isMohammad Ali Jinnah
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
Martin Sheen isVince Walker
Vince Walker
Ian Charleson isReverend Charlie Andrews
Reverend Charlie Andrews


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…

Original titleGandhi
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