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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
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Rajit Kapoor
Barrister Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Barrister Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi   See fewer
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Pallavi Joshi
Kasturba Gandhi Kasturba Gandhi   See fewer
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Keith Stevenson
Rustomjee Rustomjee   See fewer
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Paul Slabolepszy
Jan Smuts Jan Smuts   See fewer
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Himal Devnarain
Cachalia Cachalia   See fewer
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Strini Pillai
Dada Abdullah Dada Abdullah   See fewer
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Charles Pillai
Thambi Naidoo Thambi Naidoo   See fewer
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John Whiteley
Harry Escombe Harry Escombe   See fewer
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Dale Cutts
Reverend Baker Reverend Baker   See fewer
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Lieb Bester
Boer Coach Leader Boer Coach Leader   See fewer
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Douglas Bristow
Mr. Chamney Mr. Chamney   See fewer
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David Clatworthy
Kallenbach Kallenbach   See fewer
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Peter J. Elliott
Pretoria Jail Superintendent (as Peter Elliot) Pretoria Jail Superintendent (as Peter Elliot)   See fewer
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Sean Cameron Michael
Warder (as Sean Michael) Warder (as Sean Michael)   See fewer
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Dick Reineke
Johannesburg Prosecutor Johannesburg Prosecutor   See fewer
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Clive Scott
Magistrate Jordan Magistrate Jordan   See fewer
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Len Sparrowhawk
Capt. Milne Capt. Milne   See fewer
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Peter Ucko
Volksrust Magistrate Volksrust Magistrate   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 196 votes