, a 1982
film, is a dramatized biography of Mohandas Gandhi
, the non-violent leader of the Indian
revolt against the British
colonial government. Mohandas Gandhi was played by Ben Kingsley
, who won an Academy Award
for his performance. The movie, directed by Richard Attenborough
, also received seven other Academy Awards, including those for best picture and best director.
- Direction: Richard Attenborough
- Cast: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, Martin Sheen, Athol Fugard, Amrish Puri, Roshan Seth, Ian Bannen, Nigel Hawthorne, Om Puri.
- Writing credits: John Briley
- Composer: Ravi Shankar
- Editor: John Bloom
- Cinematographer: Ronnie Taylor, Billy Williams.
- Producer: Richard Attenborough for Goldcrest Films International; Indo-British; International Film Investors; and National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC)