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Nine Hours to Rama (1963)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, History | January 1963 (UK)
Fictional narrative of Hindu militant activist Nathuram Godse's plan to kill Mahatma Gandhi and of police officer Gopal Das' task to find the killer before it's too late.

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Supt. Gopal Das
Valerie Gearon ...
Rani Mehta
Don Borisenko ...
Naryan Apte
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P.K. Mussadi
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Sheila
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Gen. Singh
P. Jairaj ...
G.D. Birla (as Jairaj)
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Det. Munda
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Mother
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Karnick
Harold Goldblatt ...
Selvrag Prahlad
Wolfe Morris ...
Det. Bose
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Rampure
Nagendra Nath ...
Magin Mehta
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Storyline

"Nine hours to Rama" depicts the life of Nathuram Godse the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. How Godse planned the assassination is shown in the film. How he became a Hindu activist who (unfairly) blamed Gandhi for the killings of thousands of Hindus by Muslims is revealed in a series of flashbacks. Written by <doctorsundar@hotmail.com>

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the murder that changed the lives of millions!


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January 1963 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Nine Hours to Live  »

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Budget:

$3,610,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(DeLuxe)|

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was banned in India in 1963 due to the negative portrayal of Mohandas K. Gandhi. See more »

Connections

Edited into Bass on Titles (1977) See more »

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16 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this movie broadcast on television as young boy and being fascinated by the beautiful and exotic photography. I didn't even know who Ghandi was at that young age but was intrigued enough to watch the entire movie without really planning to. At that age I was watching sports on television mostly. I don't know much about the assassin, his motives and what happened after Ghandi's death. I would like to see if the movie is as good as I seem to remember it being today. With the increasing violence between India and Pakistan and terrorism in general, I would like to revisit this movie if possible. I am rather surprised that this movie made United States television considering how provincial and narrow-minded Americans tend to be about the rest of the world etc...


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