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In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'

August 25, 2014, 4:10 pm
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • Richard Attenborough, who spent two decades trying to persuade sceptical movie moguls to back a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, passed on Sunday. Here's what you wanted to know about the film.

    Gandhi is an epic biographical film which was released in 1982.
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • Gandhi was released in the UK on 3 December, India on 30 November 1982 and United States on 6 December.
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • The film was based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. It spoke about his struggles and experiences.
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • Written by John Briley, produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, 'Gandhi' starred Ben Kingsley in the titular role.
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • The film talked about Gandhi's life from a key moment in 1893, as he had to move out of a South African train for being in a compartment which only had whites, and concluded his killing and funeral in 1948.
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • The film showed how Gandhi, the leader of non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement of India against the Britisher's rule during the 20th century.
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • Nominated for Academy Awards in eleven categories, the film won eight, including Best Picture.
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • Richard Attenborough won for Best Director, and Ben Kingsley for Best Actor.
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
  • In pics: All you wanted to know about Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi'