Mangal Pandey - The Rising (2005)

Director
Ketan Mehta

Main cast
Aamir Khan; Toby Stephens; Om Puri; Kiron Kher; Rani Mukerji

Genres
Drama, Foreign

Description
The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey (Aamir Khan) is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his British commanding officer, William Gordon (portrayed by Toby Stephens). Gordon is indebted to Pandey and a strong friendship develops between them, transcending both rank and race.


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