By Dipen Guha(11 Sep 2009)
Perhaps no other film has been as epoch-making as Richard Attenborough's "Gandhi" which is one of the most widely seen and discussed films of the eightees. How far the narrative departs from historical truth is a matter of academic interest. What is important is the significance of the film in dramatic terms; it has made a powerful impact all over the world. Perhaps the main reason for this is that it presents Gandhi as a symbol of an inner India, of an Indian sentence conceived as a sigular moral truth which has a universal relavance.
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