The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey Poster

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: January 24th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
It is the year 1857. The British are plundering the resources of their Indian subjects, who have reached their breaking point. Soldier Mangal Pandey (Aamir Khan) leads an uprising against India's imperialist occupiers -- events the British call a mutiny and the Indians call a war for independence. Throughout the violent events, Mangal maintains a friendship with Capt. William Gordon (Toby Stephens), who sympathizes with India's subjugated citizens and obeys his conscience.

Cast: Aamir Khan, Toby Stephens, Rani Mukherji, Amisha Patel, Coral Beed, Kiron Kher, Ben Nealon, Simon Chandler

Director: Ketan Mehta

Genres: Historical drama, War, Biography

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