Bollywood films that showcased different aspects of Mahatma Gandhi
India will celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of India's most pivotal freedom fighter Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi profoundly known as Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October.
He was one of the most important pillars of India whose contribution towards Indian freedom struggle is beyond words and so he is regarded as the father of our nation. Indians proudly celebrate this day with pride and honor expressing gratitude and respect to his great deeds for the nation and his strong ideologies. It is important to make the future generations realize the importance of his contribution towards our motherland so Indian film industry through its relevant movies has time & again paid a tribute to him by highlighting his various qualities of truth, non-violence, simplicity, and faith, perseverance, compassion & others from the different point of views. Any independence film without his mention is incomplete.
To know more about Bapu here's a list of movies that will take you to the roots of our history, his strong & influencing character and learn more about him.
The movie is inspired by non-violence movements taken by Mahatma Gandhi (Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi) during his struggle for Independent India from 1915 to 1947 that features Samiksha Bhatnagar, Subrat Dutta, Jatin Goswami in the lead.
Released in 2011 starring Neha Dhupia, Raghuvir Yadav and Aman Verma the film shows Adolf Hitler assisting India in its freedom struggle against the British, while Mohandas Gandhi writes to him to end violence.
Released in 2006, this film still stands apart for its outstanding way of showcasing Mahtma Gandhi and his principles. the story revolves around a goon whose life changes when he meets Bapu in the contemporary ear. The film highlights Gandhiji's principles in the most convincing way unlike other films that showcase the history of the freedom fighter. The film featured Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan, Boman Irani and Dilip Prabhavalkar in the lead.
Widowed Uttam Chaudhary lives a comfortable lifestyle with his college-going son, Karan, a daughter, Trisha, who is in love with a South-Indian youth named Ashish Reddy, and an elder son who is married and works in the United States, through whose income the Chaudharys live on. Uttam babbles on inexplicably about being responsible for killing Mohandas K. Gandhi and Trisha must now find out if her dad was in any way responsible for Gandhi's death. The film released in 2005. Urmila Matondkar and Anupam Kher played the lead role in the film.
Released in 2007 and directed by Feroz Abbas Khan the film is an account of a troubled relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his eldest son. The film starred Akshaye Khanna, Darshan Jariwala, Bhoomika Chawla and Shefali Shah.
Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country and sets out to kill him. The film released in 2000. The film starred Kamal Haasan, Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji in the lead.
Directed by Richard Attenborough film GANDHI is an excellent piece that explains Gandhiji as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed. It is a British film that has an ensemble cast of Britain and Indian actors that released in 1982.