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Gandhi (6-Dec-1982)

Director: Richard Attenborough

Writer: John Briley

Music: Ravi Shankar

Producer: Richard Attenborough

Keywords: Drama, Biography, India, Martyrdom

Epic telling of the life of Mahatma Gandhi, promising lawyer who gave up his comfortable life to preach a doctrine of nonviolence in defiance of the British Raj. Won 8 Oscars including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay; received 3 additional nominations including Best Original Score.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ian Bannen
Actor
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Candice Bergen
Actor
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Ian Charleson
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Ernest Clark
Actor
12-Feb-1912 11-Nov-1994 Sir Geoffrey Loftus
Daniel Day-Lewis
Actor
29-Apr-1957   My Left Foot
Edward Fox
Actor
13-Apr-1937   Force 10 from Navarone
Athol Fugard
Playwright
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John Gielgud
Actor
14-Apr-1904 21-May-2000 Prospero's Books
Richard Griffiths
Actor
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Nigel Hawthorne
Actor
5-Apr-1929 26-Dec-2001 The Madness of King George
Bernard Hill
Actor
17-Dec-1944   Boys from the Blackstuff
Michael Hordern
Actor
3-Oct-1911 2-May-1995 The Slipper and the Rose
Trevor Howard
Actor
29-Sep-1913 7-Jan-1988 Sons and Lovers
Saeed Jaffrey
Actor
8-Jan-1929   My Beautiful Laundrette
Geraldine James
Actor
6-Jul-1950   Rose Garrity on Band of Gold
Ben Kingsley
Actor
31-Dec-1943   Gandhi
John Mills
Actor
22-Feb-1908 23-Apr-2005 Ryan's Daughter
Amrish Puri
Actor
22-Jun-1932 12-Jan-2005 Mogambo in Mr. India
Om Puri
Actor
18-Oct-1950   East is East
John Ratzenberger
Actor
6-Apr-1947   Postman Cliff Clavin on Cheers
Martin Sheen
Actor
3-Aug-1940   The West Wing
Richard Vernon
Actor
7-Mar-1925 4-Dec-1997 Oldenshaw on The Man in Room 17

CAST

Ben Kingsley   ...   Mahatma Gandhi
with
Candice Bergen   ...   Margaret Bourke-White
Edward Fox   ...   Gen. Dyer
John Gielgud   ...   Lord Irwin
Trevor Howard   ...   Judge Broomfield
John Mills   ...   The Viceroy
Martin Sheen   ...   Walker
Ian Charleson   ...   Charlie Andrews
Athol Fugard   ...   Gen. Smuts
Gunter Maria Halmer   ...   Herman Kallenbach
Saeed Jaffrey   ...   Sardar Patel
Geraldine James   ...   Mirabehn
Alyque Padamsee   ...   Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Amrish Puri   ...   Kahn
Roshan Seth   ...   Pandit Nehru
and
Rohini Hattangady   ...   Kasturba Gandhi
with
Ian Bannen   ...   Senior Police Officer
Michael Bryant   ...   Principal Secretary
John Clements   ...   Advocate General
Richard Griffiths   ...   Collins
Nigel Hawthorne   ...   Kinnoch
Bernard Hepton   ...   G.O.C.
Michael Hordern   ...   Sir George Hodge
Shreeram Lagoo   ...   Professor Gokhale
Om Puri   ...   Nahari
Virendra Razdan   ...   Maulana Azad
Richard Vernon   ...   Sir Edward Gait
Harsh Nayyar   ...   Nathuran Godse
Prabhakar Patankar   ...   Prakash
Vijay Kashyap   ...   Apte
Nigam Prakash   ...   Karkare
Supriya Pathak   ...   Manu
Nina Gupta   ...   Abha
Shane Rimmer   ...   Commentator
Peter Harlowe   ...   Lord Mountbatten
Anang Desai   ...   J. B. Kripalani
Winston Ntshona   ...   Porter
Peter Cartwright   ...   European Passenger
Marius Weyers   ...   Conductor
Richard Mayes   ...   Baker
Alok Nath   ...   Tyeb Mohammed
Dean Gasper   ...   Singh
Ken Hutchison   ...   Police Sergeant
Norman Chancer   ...   Reporter
Gulshan Kapoor   ...   Rich Merchant
Charu Bala Chokshi   ...   Ayah
Raj Chaturvedi   ...   Harilal Gandhi
Avpar Jhita   ...   Manilal Gandhi
Anthony Sagger   ...   Ramdas Gandhi
David Gant   ...   Daniels
Daniel Day-Lewis   ...   Colin
Ray Burdis   ...   Youth
Daniel Peacock   ...   Youth
Avis Bunnage   ...   Colin's Mother
Caroline Hutchison   ...   Sonja Schlesin
Mohan Agashe   ...   Tyeb Mohammed's Friend
Sudhanshu Mishra   ...   Man in Gallery
Dina Nath   ...   Miner
John Savident   ...   Manager of the Mine
John Patrick   ...   Mounted Police Sergeant
Michael Godley   ...   Clergyman
Stewart Harwood   ...   Prison Officer
Stanley McGeagh   ...   Prison Guard
Christopher Good   ...   Young Englishman
David Markham   ...   Older Englishman
Jyoti Sarup   ...   Young Indian Reporter
John Naylor   ...   English Reporter
Wilson George   ...   American Reporter
Hansu Mehta   ...   Older Indian Reporter
Sudarshan Sethi   ...   Motilal Nehru
Sunila Pradhan   ...   Mrs. Motilal Nehru
Moti Makan   ...   Traveller on Train Roof
Jalal Agha   ...   Traveller on Train Roof
Rupert Frazer   ...   Cavalry Troop Leader
Manohar Pitale   ...   Shukla
Homi Daruvala   ...   Nehru's Friend
K. K. Raina   ...   Nehru's Friend
Vivek Swaroop   ...   Nehru's Friend
Raja Biswas   ...   Nehru's Friend
Dominic Guard   ...   Subaltern
Bernard hill   ...   Sgt. Putnam
Rama Kant Jha   ...   Village Leader
Nana Palsikar   ...   Villager
Alpna Gupta   ...   Villager's Wife
Chandrakant Thakkar   ...   Policeman
John Quentin   ...   Batsman
Graham Seed   ...   Wicket-Keeper
Keith Drinkel   ...   Major
Bob Barbenia   ...   Police Guard
Gerald Sim   ...   Magistrate
Colin Farrell   ...   Clerk
Sanjeev Puri   ...   Young Man
Gareth Forwood   ...   Secretary
Vijay Crishna   ...   Chauffeur
Sankalp Dubey   ...   Servant
James Cossins   ...   Brigadier
Gurcharan Singh   ...   Speaker in Jallianwalla Bagh
John Vine   ...   A.D.C.
Geoffrey Chater   ...   Government Advocate
Ernest Clark   ...   Lord Hunter
Habib Tanveer   ...   Indian Barrister
Pankaj Mohan   ...   Mahadev Desai
Subhash Gupta   ...   Policeman at Chauri Chaura
Aadil   ...   Policeman at Chauri Chaura
Rajeshwar Nath   ...   Marcher at Chauri Chaura
S. S. Thakur   ...   Marcher at Chauri Chaura
Rahul Gupta   ...   Boy with Goat
Barry John   ...   Police Superintendant
Brian Oulton   ...   Clerk of Court
James Snell   ...   Court Reporter
John Boxer   ...   Court Reporter
Gerard Norman   ...   Court Reporter
Bernard Horsfall   ...   Gen. Edgar
Richard Leech   ...   Brigadier
Pankaj Kapur   ...   Pyarelal
Tarla Mehta   ...   Sarojini Naidu
David Sibley   ...   Subaltern
Daleep Tahil   ...   Zia
Stanley Lebor   ...   Police Officer
Terrence Hardiman   ...   Ramsay MacDonald
Monica Gupta   ...   Little Girl
Jon Croft   ...   Colonel
William Hoyland   ...   Adjutant
John Ratzenberger   ...   American Lieutenant
Jack McKenzie   ...   Major at Aga Khan Palace
Tom Alter   ...   Doctor at Aga Khan Palace
Jane Myerson   ...   Lady Mountbatten
Roop Kumar Razdan   ...   Hindu Youth at Ashram
Bani Sharad Joshi   ...   Woman Refugee
Vagish Kumar Singh   ...   Man Refugee
Dilsher Singh   ...   Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Sudheer Dalavi   ...   Police Commissioner
Tilak Raj   ...   Tahib
Irpinder Puri   ...   Sushila Nayyar
Pren Kapoor   ...   Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street
Vinay Apte   ...   Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street
Aswani Kumar   ...   Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street
Avinash Dogra   ...   Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street
Shreedhar Joshi   ...   Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street
Suhas Palshikar   ...   Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street
Karkirat Singh   ...   Nehru's Aide
Shekhar Chatterjee   ...   Suhrawardy
Amarjit   ...   Goonda
Pratap Desai   ...   Goonda
Bhatawadekar Prakash   ...   Goonda
Sunil Shende   ...   Goonda
Rovil Sinha   ...   Goonda

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