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I Did Not Kill Gandhi (2005)

Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara (original title)
Widowed Uttam Chaudhary lives a comfortable lifestyle with his college-going son, Karan, a daughter, Trisha, who is in love with a South-Indian youth named Ashish Reddy, and an elder son ... See full summary »

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Uttam Chaudhury
Urmila Matondkar ...
Trisha Chaudhury
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Siddharth
Rajit Kapoor ...
Ronu
Sudhir Joshi
Ram Mohan Sharma
Raju Kher
Ashoke Pandit ...
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Divya Jagdale ...
Nanda (Housemaid)
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Public Prosecutor
Addi ...
Karan Chaudhury
Prem Chopra
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Principal Khanna
Nazneen Ghani
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Widowed Uttam Chaudhary lives a comfortable lifestyle with his college-going son, Karan, a daughter, Trisha, who is in love with a South-Indian youth named Ashish Reddy, and an elder son who is married and works in the United States, through whose income the Chaudharys live on. Uttam is a Lecturer, but when he starts getting old, becoming forgetful, he is asked to retire. He is very close to Trisha, who looks after him. The first major episode Trisha's experiences in her father when he announces that he is getting ready to go to work and asks for his wife to bring him breakfast. Thereafter, things get worse, especially when Ashish's parents come to meet the Chaudharys. It is here that Uttam babbles on inexplicably about being responsible for killing Mohandas K. Gandhi. Trisha must now find out if her dad was in any way responsible for Gandhi's death, and what exactly triggered his long-suppressed memory in her dad's mind, and at the same time must come to terms that his disability may... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Engaging Drama, Which Somehow Almost Prevents Itself From Being Monotonous. ♦ 78%
6 August 2013 | by (the Entertainment Capital of India) – See all my reviews

Anupam Kher & Urmila Matondkar totally pull their respective characters together. It is because of them, accompanied by a good plot, that I rate it a 7.8/10.

Directly getting to the point in less than 10 minutes keeps the viewer hooked on to what might be the cause of happenings in the screen. A sense of suspense grows and even though the screenplay feeds us constantly, another revelation towards the end does make sense. The courtroom drama at the end is worth a watch.

What the makers fail here is to keep away from boring sequences wherein the characters are speaking/enacting something, while the actual plot is narrated. It does turn off the experience. Dialogs are just fine, while the character building is very good. Not going astray, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Maara is a engaging watch.

BOTTOM LINE: Cinema aficionados & critic will love it alike. Once again, great performances, I have to mention.

Can be watched with a typical Indian family? YES

Profanity/Nudity/Sex: No | Violence: Mediocre | Gore: No | Smoking: Very Mild | Alcohol/Drugs: No


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