Gandhi to Hitler (2011)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 2.9/10 from 160 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 9 critic

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


, (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Between Gandhi and Hitler (TV Movie 2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Chronicling the life of charismatic Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Director: Tilman Remme
Stars: Kristoffer Born, Krishna Bose, Michaela S. Bose
Rush (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Story of a struggling news reporter engulfed by the veneer of glamour, money, power and the enviable life of media.

Director: Shamin Desai
Stars: Emraan Hashmi, Aditya Pancholi, Sagarika Ghatge
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When faced with an ethical dilemma, ultimately it forces one to decide what's more important: accomplishing one's goals of success or following conscience into doing what's right.

Director: Joseph Mungra
Stars: James Patrick Stuart, Jim Storm, Rajesh Vivek
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Follows two brothers and their quest to fulfill their father's last wish, a twenty-one gun salute.

Director: Ravindra Gautam
Stars: Anupam Kher, Neha Dhupia, Divyendu Sharma
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

In the city of Ghaziabad, gang war breaks between two rival groups led by Satbir Singh and Fauji. Thakur Pritam Singh, a corrupt police officer, is transferred to the city to handle the situation.

Director: Anand Kumar
Stars: Vivek Oberoi, Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi
Socha Na Tha (2005)
Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A boy is forced meet a girl for an arranged marriage but even though he refuses the match, they secretly become friends. As things get complicated and both get engaged to different people they realize they've fallen in love with each other.

Director: Imtiaz Ali
Stars: Abhay Deol, Ayesha Takia, Ayesha Jhulka
Hitler (1962)
Biography | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Richard Basehart stars as one of the most influential and one of the most reviled men in history in this probing psychological study of a man who nearly gained dominance over the entire ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Heisler
Stars: Richard Basehart, Cordula Trantow, Maria Emo
Hitler (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Muthyala Subbaiah
Stars: Chiranjeevi, Rajendraprasad, Rambha
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The account of troubled relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his eldest son.

Director: Feroz Abbas Khan
Stars: Akshaye Khanna, Darshan Jariwalla, Shefali Shetty
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Following a wild party, a married man meets with his friends in order to try and remember his indiscretions.

Director: Saurabh Shukla
Stars: Aamir Bashir, Anil Chaudhary, Makrand Deshpande
Six X (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Chandrakant Singh
Stars: Shweta Bhardwaj, Rashami Desai, Neha Dhupia
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Film is set in one winter night in Delhi where a middle class, Delhi university guy falls in love with a girl anchoring a fashion show. In process of wooing her someone plants a sting ... See full summary »

Director: Sanjay M. Khanduri
Stars: Vivek Oberoi, Mallika Sherawat, Neha Dhupia


Credited cast:
Raghuvir Yadav ...
Aman Verma ...
Balbir Singh
Nassar Abdulla ...
Albert Speer (as Nasir Abdullah)
Lucky Vakharia ...
Amrita Kaur
Nikita Anand ...
Nalin Singh ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
(as Naisha Arora)
Arpit ...
Pandit Ashok ...
Gandhi Supporter
Babita ...
Gandhi Supporter


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 (

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Drama | History | War





| | | |

Release Date:

29 July 2011 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Dear Friend Hitler  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Totally ludicrous film if moderately entertaining
25 September 2011 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

This Indian movie is an absurd, ultra low budget unofficial remake of the German movie Downfall, about the last days of Hitler (despite the title, Gandhi appears only briefly in this film).

Since Britain came out very weakened after World War II and very soon had to give out her empire, I understand why some Indians might feel some indirect sympathy for Nazi Germany. But still, it's not clear to me why this remake was filmed, though it provides some amusing scenes in their ludicrousness (because it has some entertaining value, I did not give it a bottom rating).

None of the terrible actors looks German, which is quite obvious since they are all Indian. Some of the scenes in Downfall, especially those set in the Fuhrer Bunker, are copied almost verbatim in this film. And it is quite funny how a massive battle like the battle of Berlin (which resulted in 200,000 dead, 500,000 wounded, 500,000 prisoners) is acted with just a few extras. Or how outdoor scenes that are set in Europe were clearly filmed in India. Some viewers might be offended as well that the crimes of National Socialism are not mentioned in the movie, and Hitler is portrayed as an honorable patriotic German, a very angry guy but not an evil person (the scene where "Hitler" dictates his testament is outrageous in this respect). Also, I don't get why the actress playing Eva Braun speaks in English in this movie while the other characters speak in Hindi, is speaking English a sign of superficiality/snobbishness in India?

6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Gandhi to Hitler (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: