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Manjhi: The Mountain Man (2015)

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

Director:

Ketan Mehta

Writers:

Shahzad Ahmad (research and dialogue), Mahendra Jakhar (screen play by) | 5 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Nawazuddin Siddiqui ... Dashrath Manjhi
Radhika Apte ... Phaguniya(Manjhi's Wife)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ashutosh Acharya Ashutosh Acharya ... Photographer
Shahzad Ahmad Shahzad Ahmad ... Gopal
Aishwarya Arora Aishwarya Arora ... Young village girl
Suraj Bajjua Suraj Bajjua ... Forest officer
Vishwa Bhanu Vishwa Bhanu ... Clerk
Ravi Bhushan Ravi Bhushan ... Trader
Anil Chaudhary Anil Chaudhary ... Police Officer
Abhishek Chauhan Abhishek Chauhan ... Villager 3
Samvedna Anish Choudhary Samvedna Anish Choudhary ... DD news Reporter
Tigmanshu Dhulia ... Mukhiya
Gaurav Dwivedi ... Alok Jha a journalist
Amar Gaikwad Amar Gaikwad ... Villager 1
Vijay Gupta Vijay Gupta ... Tea stall owner
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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


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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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 »

Goofs

Indian railway coaches at the time of Manjhi were maroon in color and had no bars on windows. See more »

Quotes

Dashrath Manjhi: Never depend upon God.
[pause]
Dashrath Manjhi: Who knows that God may depend upon you?
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Connections

Referenced in Freaky Ali (2016) See more »

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Shaandaar....Jabarjast...Zindabaad
21 August 2015 | by rahulbnk30See 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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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

21 August 2015 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Манджхи: Человек горы See more »

Filming Locations:

New Delhi, Delhi, India See more »

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Budget:

INR80,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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