Gandhi (1982)

Release Date: 1982-11-30

Runtime: 3 hours and 11 minutes

Genre(s): Drama, History

Language(s): en

Description

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.

Cast 92
Ben Kingsley - Mahatma Gandhi
Candice Bergen - Margaret Bourke-White
Edward Fox - General Dyer
John Gielgud - Lord Irwin
Trevor Howard - Judge Broomfield
Rohini Hattangadi - Kasturba Gandhi
John Mills - Lord Chelmsford
Martin Sheen - Vince Walker
Ian Charleson - Reverend Charlie Andrews
Roshan Seth - Pandit Nehru
Om Puri - Nahari
Saeed Jaffrey - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Alyque Padamsee - Mohammad Ali Jinnah
Amrish Puri - Khan
Geraldine James - Mirabehn
Daniel Day-Lewis - Colin
Athol Fugard - General Jan Christiaan Smuts
Dalip Tahil - Zia
G√ľnther Maria Halmer - Dr. Herman Kallenbach
Shreeram Lagoo - Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Terrence Hardiman - Ramsay MacDonald
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
Richard Vernon - Sir Edward Gait
Harsh Nayyar - Nathuran Godse
Vijay Kashyap - Apte
Supriya Pathak - Manu
Neena 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
Ken Hutchison - Police Sergeant
Norman Chancer - Reporter
Charu Bala Chokshi - Ayah
Ray Burdis - Youth
Daniel Peacock - Youth
Avis Bunnage - Colin's Mother
Mohan Agashe - Tyeb Mohammed's Friend
John Savident - Manager of the Mine
Michael Godley - Clergyman
Christopher Good - Young Englishman
David Markham - Older Englishman
Moti Makan - Traveller on Train Roof
Jalal Agha - Traveller on Train Roof
Rupert Frazer - Cavalry Troop Leader
K.K. Raina - Nehru's Friend
Dominic Guard - Subaltern
Bernard Hill - Sergeant Putnam
Nana Palsikar - Villager
Graham Seed - Wicket-Keeper
Gerald Sim - Magistrate
Colin Farrell - Clerk
Sanjeev Puri - Young Man
James Cossins - Brigadier
Habib Tanvir - Indian Barrister
Barry John - Police Superintendant
Brian Oulton - Clerk of Court
James Snell - Court Reporter
John Boxer - Court Reporter
Bernard Horsfall - General Edgar
Richard Leech - Brigadier
Pankaj Kapur - Pyarelal
David Sibley - Subaltern
Stanley Lebor - Police Officer
Jon Croft - Colonel
William Hoyland - Adjutant
John Ratzenberger - American Lieutenant
Jack McKenzie - Major at Aga Khan Palace
Vinay Apte - Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street
Suhas Palshikar - Hindu Youth in Calcutta Street
Shekhar Chatterjee - Suhrawardy
Amarjeet - Goonda
Sunil Shende - Goonda
Derek Lyons - Radio Reporter at Funeral (uncredited)
Sudhir Dalvi - Police Commissioner
David Gant - Daniels
Tom Alter - Doctor at Aga Khan Palace
Ernest Clark - Lord Hunter
Fred Wood - Man in the Crowd (uncredited)
John Quentin - Batsman
Geoffrey Chater - Government Advocate
Keith Drinkel - Major
Directing 2
Richard Attenborough - Director
Steve Lanning - Assistant Director
Writing 1
John Briley - Screenplay
Production 5
Richard Attenborough - Producer
Michael Stanley-Evans - Executive Producer
Susie Figgis - Casting
Terence A. Clegg - Producer
Suresh Jindal - Associate Producer
Camera 2
Ronnie Taylor - Director of Photography
Billy Williams - Director of Photography
Editing 2
John Bloom - Editor
Chris Ridsdale - Assistant Editor
Art 6
Stuart Craig - Production Design
Michael Seirton - Set Decoration
Norman Dorme - Art Direction
Ram Yedekar - Art Direction
Robert W. Laing - Supervising Art Director
Robert W. Laing - Production Design
Crew 3
Gerry Crampton - Stunt Coordinator
Brian Hathaway - Transportation Captain
George Fenton - Additional Music
Costume & Make-Up 4
Connie Reeve - Makeup Artist
Bhanu Athaiya - Costume Design
John Mollo - Costume Design
Vera Mitchell - Hairstylist
Visual Effects 2
David H. Watkins - Special Effects Supervisor
Gary Shaw - Visual Effects
Sound 3
Gerry Humphreys - ADR & Dubbing
Simon Kaye - Sound Recordist
Ravi Shankar - Original Music Composer

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