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1993 175’ col Hindi d Ketan Mehta pc Foundation of Films on India’s War of Independence p Shyam Benegal/Sahyadri? Films s Vijay Tendulkar c Jehangir Choudhury m Vanraj Bhatia lp Paresh Rawal, Annu Kapoor, Benjamin Gilani, Vallabh Vyas, Lalit Tiwari, Tom Alter

Big budget biographical on the last five years of nationalist leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (Rawal). The film continues the trend launched by Attenborough’s Gandhi (1982) of government-produced authoritative versions of India’s freedom struggle, which have culminated in numerous Doordarshan productions in the 50th anniversary of Indian independence. The film’s original version was scripted by Tendulkar, who later published his script as an independent work.