Posted on October 2, 2017 at 4:30 am

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Gandhi Jayanti: Bollywood Movies Inspired From Mahatma Gandhi’s Life

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi aka Mahatma Gandhi is a name that the whole world recognizes. Gandhi is undoubtedly the most popular personality in the Indian history and his name comes at the first position when speaking about India’s freedom struggle.

Mahatma Gandhi has also been an important part in Bollywood movies. The role of Gandhi is not bounded to India itself but has also touched a lot of foreign lands, who were interested to know the History of India. Today on 2nd October, on his birthday, we list down some of his movies inspired from Mahatma Gandhi’s life.


Take a look:


  1. Mahatma : Life Of Gandhi (1968):

This is a documentary based on life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi which has includes actual photos and videos of Gandhi.


2. Gandhi (1982):

Ben Kingsley has portrayed the role of Gandhi in this movie. The film describes the life and times of Mahatma Gandhi who freed India from the British rule using peaceful means and thus giving hope and inspiration for generations to come.


  1. The Making Of Mahatma (1996):

Rajat Kapoor plays the role of Gandhi in The Making Of Mahatma. The movie shows the  complete journey of life of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to India.


  1. Hey Ram (2000):

Hey Ram is a revenge saga by a victim of partition, played by Kamal Hassan who portrayed the divergent set of opinions a man like Gandhi elicited. Naseeruddin Shah plays the role of Gandhi.


  1. Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Maara (2005):

The movie revolves around Uttam (Anupam Kher) and Trisha (Urmila Matondkar). Uttam blames himself for killing Mohandas K. Gandhi and now Trisha must find out if her dad was in any way responsible for Gandhi’s death or not.


  1. Gandhi My Father (2007):

This Anil Kapoor film was based on Gandhijis personal life rather than the political one. The film was from the perspective of Gandhi’s son Harilal Gandhi (played by Akshaye Khanna).Darshan Jariwala played the role of Gandhi.


We wish everyone Happy Gandhi Jayanti. Let’s follow Gandhigiri and as Gandhiji had said “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony”, so be happy always J



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