Top Movies You Can Watch On Gandhi Jayanti


Mahatma Gandhi has been one of the most inspiring leaders since the freedom movement. Returning to India in 1915, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is listed as one of the most crucial freedom fighters. Additionally, it will be the 152nd birth anniversary of the country’s Father of the Nation tomorrow, i.e., on 2nd October. Besides, tomorrow will be a national holiday, and you might wish to watch a movie with your friends, family and take some inspiration from the life of Gandhi. 

Here Is A List Of Movies That You Can Watch To Take Inspiration From The Life Of Mahatma Gandhi

1. Mahatma: Life of Gandhi, 1869-1948

Released in 1968, the film revolves around the life of Mahatma Gandhi and shows his search for truth. With a rating of 8.1 on IMDb, the movie is a 5-hour documentary that has tried to show the history of Gandhi from his childhood to the day he was dead. 

2. Gandhi

Gandhi will always remain a special movie as it was nominated for various Oscar and BAFTA Awards. Besides, it was also the winner in different Oscar Awards categories. Additionally, Gandhi is a biography of Mahatma Gandhi’s inspiring life. The movie makes the viewers witness the principles of Gandhi and how he inspired the nation to fight for independence.

3. The Making Of The Mahatma

Released in 1996, The Making Of The Mahatma is yet another movie that you can watch on Gandhi Jayanti. Released in 1996 in South Africa, the film portrays the role of Mahatma Gandhi fighting a case in South Africa and his efforts against racism in the country before he finally arrived in India to support the fight against the Britishers.

4. Gandhi, My Father

We are all aware of the greatness of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. However, not many of us know about his son Harilal Gandhi. Gandhi, My Father, released in 2007, is about the son under the shadow of his father, Mahatma Gandhi’s greatness. Additionally, the movie won National Awards. Akshaye Khanna played the part of Harilal Gandhi.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, is considered a hero by many. His principles of Ahimsa, or non-violence and truth, are something that we are taught from the beginning. On his 152nd birthday, we pay homage to the freedom fighter. 

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A student by day and a writer by night, Diksha Arya holds interest in writing poems and reading articles on politics and policies
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