From documentaries to biopics, we're ranking the best movies about Mahatma Gandhi. The Indian civil rights activist has been depicted numerous times in film and TV, but this list only features movies where Mahatma Gandhi is the central character. What is the best Gandhi movie?
In one of his greatest roles, Ben Kingsley won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal in the critically acclaimed film Gandhi. Other good Gandhi documentaries and biographical films include Welcome Back Gandhi, Sardar, and Dear Friend Hitler.
Vote up the best movies about Mahatma Gandhi, and feel free to add your favorites if they're missing from the list.
Directed by: Richard AttenboroughGandhi is a 1982 epic biographical film which dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand... more on Wikipedia
- 2Mahatma: Life of Gandhi, 1869–1948 is a 1968 documentary biography film, detailing the life of... more on Wikipedia3213
Mahatma: Life of Gandhi, 1869–1948
Directed by: V. Ramachandra RaoAlluri Seetarama Raju is a 1974 historical Telugu film based on the life of Indian freedom... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Feroz Abbas KhanGandhi, My Father is a 2007 Indian biographical drama film by Feroz Abbas Khan. It was... more on Wikipedia
Welcome Back GandhiAnupam Kher, V. S. Raghavan
Directed by: Shyam BenegalThe Making of the Mahatma is joint Indian - South African produced film, directed by Shyam... more on Wikipedia
- 7Mahatma Gandhi Talks is a 1931 documentary and short film.57
Mahatma Gandhi Talks
Padandi MundukuS. V. Ranga Rao, Jaggayya
Directed by: V. Madhusudhan RaoPadandi Munduku is a 1962 Telugu film produced by Kongara Jaggayya and directed by V.... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Rakesh Ranjan KumarGandhi to Hitler is a 2011 documentary film written and directed by Rakesh Ranjan Kumar.
Directed by: Ketan MehtaSardar is a 1993 Indian biopic on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of India's greatest freedom... more on Wikipedia