Gandhi Jayanti Special: Movies based on Gandhi Ji’s life which you can watch

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, a name which has turned out to be the same as the country’s freedom. He has been one such symbol who is famous crosswise the globe for his technique for opposing discrimination.

From ‘Ahimsa’ to ‘Satyagraha,’ his sturdy techniques get accompanied by leaders globally. The Indian Freedom revolutionary's tale is inadequate without Gandhi’s mention. And these days, on his 149th birth anniversary that is commemorated as Gandhi Jayanti each year.

Gandhi Jayanti is always a special time to visit the many movies which showcase the struggle-filled life of Mahatma Gandhi. We have created a list of some movies, which are based on his life -

Hey Ram 

Kamal Haasan’s semi-fictional movie was completely based on Indian division. A revenge story by a dupe of division, Hey Ram is one such flick that has a diverse viewpoint on Gandhiji. The flick is based on the lifespan of a common man Saket Ram (Kamal Haasan) and how his life gets impacted by Mahatma Gandhi. Co-featuring King Khan and Rani Mukerji, it earned Rs 5 crore at BO.

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Gandhi, My Father 

Featuring talented star Akshaye Khanna as Gandhi’s dad, the movie witnessed celebrated star Darshan Jariwala donning the role of the ‘Father of The Nation. The movie has showcased a distinctive take on Gandhi as it concentrates on his private life instead of his political one and shows how regardless of being the ‘Father of nation’, he couldn’t be a great dad to his son Harilal Gandhi. The movie talks about the multifaceted father-son connection and shows a different side of Gandhi’s life.

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The documentary on Sardar Vallabhai Patel has vital references to Mahatma Gandhi and probes much into the moral forces between the two. The movie was helmed by Ketan Mehta and had Paresh Rawal, Annu Kapoor and Benhamin Gilani in main characters.

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Gandhi, the movie 

Ben Kingsley’s blunt depiction of Gandhiji in this 1982 Richard Attenborough movie absolutely tops the chart as it not only brought to light one of the most true-to-life flicks on the Indian Freedom clash, however, also on the Indian revolutionary. The movie bagged eight Oscars.

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Lage Raho Munna Bhai 

References to Gandhi’s doctrine notably called Gandhigiri in the Rajkumar Hirani flick that had Sanjay Dutt have long existed in fiction and current awareness.

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So folks, don't forget to binge on these movies!

by Vijay Singh | Mon, Oct 01 - 03:22 PM

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