The Making of the Mahatma (1996)

The Making of the Mahatma (1996)

GENRESBiography,Drama,History
LANGEnglish
ACTOR
Rajit KapoorPallavi JoshiKeith StevensonPaul Slabolepszy
DIRECTOR
Shyam Benegal

SYNOPSICS

The Making of the Mahatma (1996) is a English movie. Shyam Benegal has directed this movie. Rajit Kapoor,Pallavi Joshi,Keith Stevenson,Paul Slabolepszy are the starring of this movie. It was released in 1996. The Making of the Mahatma (1996) is considered one of the best Biography,Drama,History movie in India and around the world.

One of two feuding Mohammedan cousins living in Britain but of Indian origin seek the assistance of an Indian Barrister to travel to Britain and settle their matter in a court of law. The Barrister travels to Britain, and finds that all Asians are treated as coolies, and their status is worse than of servants. Despite of being dressed in a suit and a tie, he is thrown out of a first class train compartment; is asked to remove his cap in a court of law; asked to ride with the driver of the coach; and even shoved out on the footpath for daring to walk close to a bureaucrat's premises; beaten, and abused with no recourse to any justice. His attempts to grieve these issues is met with strong governmental and bureauctatic disapproval and opposition. Notwithstanding this, he settles the dispute between the two cousins out of court, and sets about trying to organize the local Asians to assert their rights, and even represents some of them in Court. Then he journeys to Durban, South Africa, ...

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