Adolf Hitler assists India in it's freedom struggle against the British, while Mohandas Gandhi writes to him to end violence.

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Chancellor Adolf Hitler assists Azad Hind Fauj, led by Subhas Chandra Bose, which include a group of Indians who are frustrated with the Gandhian manner of non-violence to compel the oppressive British to quit their country. Punjab-based Balbir Singh is one such member of the Fauj, who has left his wife, Amrita, and son, Veer, behind. Ironically, Amrita is a follower of Mohandas Gandhi, and patiently awaits her husband's return home. Mohandas writes to Adolf, addressing him as 'dear friend', imploring him to end the violence. The allies, which include America, Russia, Britain and France close in on the Germans, while Adolf, a little perturbed by defectors, but still in company of many loyal supporters, is determined to continue, and even makes preparations to wed his mistress of 12 years, Eva Braun. Meanwhile Balbir and the rest of the Fauj must risk their lives through treacherous territory, allied soldiers, and quite surprisingly - they themselves - when they end up bickering and ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Ludicrous
4 August 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Well, as emphatic as the name sounds, Gandhi To Hitler is nothing but a sheer act of lunacy. The idea is taken from a popular stage play and the limitations of the concept show on the big screen. The film comes across as nothing more than a cheap elementary school's staged version of Der Untergang (2004). Some scenes (almost everything shot in Hitler's bunker) are a straight lift from the German original. The sets look cheap and why on earth were Indians wearing SS uniforms? It seems the filmmakers really didn't want logic to be part of the film. Performances at best can be called hamming. This is a real sham of a film if I ever saw one.

The attempt might have been a novel one, but trust me if ever execution of a film went wrong this was it. It's one of the worst films I've seen in a long long time.


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