The Making of the Mahatma

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The Making of the Mahatma
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Directed byShyam Benegal
Written byFatima Meer
StarringRajit Kapur, Pallavi Joshi
Music byVanraj Bhatia
CinematographyAshok Mehta
Release date
1996
Running time
144 min.
LanguageEnglish

The Making of the Mahatma is a 1996 joint Indian - South African produced film, directed by Shyam Benegal, about the early life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (also known as Mahatma Gandhi, Great Soul) during his 21 years in South Africa. The film is based upon the book, The Apprenticeship of a Mahatma, by Fatima Meer (who also wrote the screenplay).

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