The Making of the Mahatma
The Making of the Mahatma is a 1996 joint Indian - South African produced film, directed by Shyam Benegal, about the early life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (also known as Mahatma Gandhi, Great Soul) during his 21 years in South Africa. The film is based upon the book, The Apprenticeship of a Mahatma, by Fatima Meer (who also wrote the screenplay).
|The Making of the Mahatma|
|Directed by||Shyam Benegal|
|Written by||Fatima Meer|
|Starring||Rajit Kapur, Pallavi Joshi|
|Music by||Vanraj Bhatia|
- 1996: National Film Award for Best Actor - Rajit Kapur as Gandhi
- 1996: National Film Award for Best Feature Film in English
- The Making of the Mahatma at IMDb
- Review from Hinduism Today
- Desai, M. S. M. (6 October 1996). "Benegal's Mahatma makes a different history". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 26 May 1997. Retrieved 2 October 2019.