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Name The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey
Release Date Friday, August 12, 2005
About Movie 1857 AD. The entire Indian sub continent is ruled by a company. The British East India Company. The most successful business enterprise in history. The company has its own laws, its own administration, its own army. It controls the destiny of one fifth of humanity. Mangal Pandey - The Rising is an epic tale of friendship, betrayal, love and sacrifice set against the backdrop of what the British called the sepoy mutiny but which for the Indians was the First War of Independence. 'Company Raj' as it was known, had been plundering the country, treating the locals unjustly and causing widespread resentment. After a hundred years of subjugation, the Indian consciousness is rising through the revolutionary prospect of change and self-rule. During a fierce battle in one of the Afgan wars that the Company fought in the mid-century, Mangal Pandey, the heroic sepoy, saves the life of his British commanding officer William Gordon. Gordon is indebted to Mangal and a strong friendship develops ...
Genre Biography, Drama, History, War
Language Hindi
Cast & Crew Members of The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey

Aamir Khan
as Sepoy Mangal Pandey

Rani Mukerji
as Heera

Toby Stephens
as Captain William Gordon

Ameesha Patel
as Jwala

Om Puri
as Narrator

Varsha Usgaonkar
as Rani Laxmibai (as Rani Lakshmibai)

Tom Alter
as Watson

Ram Gopal Bajaj (I)
as Sarpanch (as Gopal Ram Babaj)

Arjun Mathur
as third assistant director

Shajith Koyeri
as chief sound editor

Rohan Desai (I)
as digital intermediate supervisor: Prime Focus Team

Rohan Desai (I)
as colorist / digital intermediate supervisor

Aamir Khan
as playback singer

A.R. Rahman
as playback singer

Raj Khatri
as internet team
 
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