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  • The Making of the Mahatma (1996)
  • 144 min | Biography, Drama, History
The Making of the Mahatma (1996)
144 min | Biography, Drama, History

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was invited to South Africa in 1893 to settle a case for a wealthy Indian settled there. He expected to return in a few months but instead got involved in the freedom movement and eventually stayed for 21 years.
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Fatima Meer (based on her book "Apprenticeship of a Mahatma")
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Updated Apr 26, 1996

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Oct 4, 1996 (United States)
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21 cast members
Name Known for
Rajit Kapoor
Barrister Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Barrister Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi   See fewer
Pallavi Joshi
Kasturba Gandhi Kasturba Gandhi   See fewer
Keith Stevenson
Rustomjee Rustomjee   See fewer
Paul Slabolepszy
Jan Smuts Jan Smuts   See fewer
Himal Devnarain
Cachalia Cachalia   See fewer
Strini Pillai
Dada Abdullah Dada Abdullah   See fewer
Charles Pillai
Thambi Naidoo Thambi Naidoo   See fewer
John Whiteley
Harry Escombe Harry Escombe   See fewer
Dale Cutts
Reverend Baker Reverend Baker   See fewer
Lieb Bester
Boer Coach Leader Boer Coach Leader   See fewer
Douglas Bristow
Mr. Chamney Mr. Chamney   See fewer
David Clatworthy
Kallenbach Kallenbach   See fewer
Peter J. Elliott
Pretoria Jail Superintendent (as Peter Elliot) Pretoria Jail Superintendent (as Peter Elliot)   See fewer
Sean Cameron Michael
Warder (as Sean Michael) Warder (as Sean Michael)   See fewer
Dick Reineke
Johannesburg Prosecutor Johannesburg Prosecutor   See fewer
Clive Scott
Magistrate Jordan Magistrate Jordan   See fewer
Len Sparrowhawk
Capt. Milne Capt. Milne   See fewer
Peter Ucko
Volksrust Magistrate Volksrust Magistrate   See fewer
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