MAHATMA – Life of Gandhi 1869-1948, part 10 of 14, Quit India,1939-1944
Script, commentary and direction by Vithalbhai Jhaveri
Produced by The Gandhi National Memorial Fund in cooperation with the Films Division of the Government of India in 1968
Starting with the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939, the film depicts dramatic events in the history of the world, the historic Quit India Movement of August, 1942, the spontaneous response of the people, the leonine violence used by the alien government and Gandhi's fast ultimately leading to his release on medical grounds as also the beginning of the end of British rule in India.
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