Using only a hammer and a chisel, a man spends twenty-two years carving a road through a treacherous mountain.

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Cast

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Dashrath Manjhi
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Phaguniya(Manjhi's Wife)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ashutosh Acharya ...
Photographer
Shahzad Ahmad ...
Gopal
Aishwarya Arora ...
Young village girl
Suraj Bajjua ...
Forest officer
Vishwa Bhanu ...
Clerk
Ravi Bhushan ...
Trader
Anil Chaudhary ...
Police Officer
Abhishek Chauhan ...
Villager 3
Samvedna Anish Choudhary ...
DD news Reporter
Tigmanshu Dhulia ...
Mukhiya
Gaurav Dwivedi ...
Alok Jha a journalist
Amar Gaikwad ...
Villager 1
Vijay Gupta ...
Tea stall owner
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Storyline

Dashrath Manjhi was a poor man from the lowest of the low castes, living in a remote village cut off from the world by a rocky mountain range. Life for him was a daily struggle for survival. He loved his wife, Phaguniya, beyond belief. One day, while climbing the mountain to bring him food, his wife slipped, fell and died. Overwhelmed by grief, Dashrath decided to carve out a path through the mountain, so that no one else would suffer his fate. For 22 years, all by himself, with just a hammer and a chisel, he hammered away at the rocks, till the path was carved out from the mountain. Written by Ketan Mehta

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The Man Who Broke A Mountain For Love


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Trivia

A preview copy of the film was illegally released onto various peer-to-peer sharing sites on August 10, 2015, 10 days prior to its worldwide premiere. Days later, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui who portrays the titular character in the film claimed that the by then heavily pirated preview was, in fact, a rough cut and not the final, theatrical version. See more »

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In Ganga Aarti scene, we can see Rupa undergarment vinyl hoarding in background. The logo of the brand is very recent and not from the period depicted in that scene. See more »

Quotes

Dashrath Manjhi: The wound is in the heart!
[pause]
Dashrath Manjhi: Won't heal until its broken.
[Pointing to the hill]
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References Shree 420 (1955) See more »

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Shaandaar....Jabarjast...Zindabaad
21 August 2015 | by (Kolkata, India) – See all my reviews

probably this dialogue from this movie is enough to describe this masterpiece. Based on the life story of Dasharath Manjhi who was from Bihar,India, cut down a full mountain by his own. U want to know why? Go n watch this master piece Nawazuddin Siddiqui gave his lifetime performance in this movie. though his each n every performance is just awesome but still I have to say that this one is way above other performance We all know that Ketan Mehta is an awesome director & he did justice to his name. Gave another master piece to Bollywood. Music is the below average. Another fault in this movie is slow 1st half. Editing was not so good. run time should have been reduced by 15 Mins or so. Don't miss


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