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Revealed: Secrets of the making of Gandhi

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by Amit Roy INDIA owes a deep debt of gratitude to Richard At­tenborough who put India and the Mahatma on the world map with his epic film, Gandhi, which took eight Oscars in 1983. Now we learn much more about the making of the movie from Attenborough’s archives, which are lodged at Sussex University. According to the Daily Telegraph, they occupy 262ft of shelves. “Within that, there are 70 boxes of material relating to Gandhi. And within those 70 boxes, perhaps the most striking story – the most ap­posite dilemma, in the eyes of the 2018 reader – is the…

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