151st Birth Anniversary: 5 movies made on Mahatma Gandhi, which you must watch

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    New Delhi: Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was born on this day i.e. on October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat. This year we are celebrating the 151st birth anniversary of Bapu.

    Cultural programs are organized

    Today is Gandhi Jayanti. There is a national holiday in India, yet today people organize cultural programs. Today, prayer meetings are held in colleges, institutes and government offices remembering ‘Bapu’. Mahatma Gandhi, a symbol of peace and non-violence, led an inspiring life, based on great ideals and principles. He was a true follower of non-violence. He taught the world an important lesson through his famous quote, ‘One eye instead of one eye blinds the whole world’.

    Many great films made on Gandhi

    There are many chapters in the life of this great leader, Mahatma Gandhi, from which anyone can take inspiration and learn many lessons of life. Many autobiographies, magazines and newspapers have written articles on his life. Apart from these, some films have also been made which gives an opportunity to watch the life of this great man up close.

    Therefore, those people, who have not read much about Gandhi and his personality, can see great films made on Gandhi, which we are giving here.

    Mahatma: The Life of Gandhi (1968)
    Although many documentaries were made on the life of Mahatma Gandhi, this black on Gandhi in 1968.

    Gandhi My Father (2007)
    Unlike other films, the film focuses on the poor relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his son Hiralal Gandhi.

    Gandhi (1982)
    The film was directed by Richard Attenborough’s Oscar-winning film, Gandhi.

    The Making of the Mahatma (1996)
    The film was directed by Shyam Bengal and the movie was based on the life of Mahatma Gandhi. The movie is about the early life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (also known as Mahatma Gandhi, Great Soul) during his 21 years in South Africa.


    Hey Ram (2000)
    This fictional Indian drama tells the story of Saketh Ram (Kamal Hassan), a disillusioned man who tries to kill Mohandas Gandhi (Naseeruddin Shah). After sectarian violence claims the life of his wife, Aparna (Rani Mukharjee), Saketh becomes a Hindu extremist, and, although Muslims are responsible for his wife’s death, he begins to blame Gandhi and his tolerant approach to religious differences. Concerned only with his idea of vengeance, Saketh is consumed with hatred and zealotry. The movie was produced and directed by Kamal Hassan.


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