|Welcome Back Gandhi|
A film on the Father of the Nation
|Directed by||A. Balakrishnan|
|Produced by||Ramana Communications|
|Written by||A. Balakrishnan|
V. S. Raghavan
|Cinematography||J.Mohan , Subu|
|Edited by||V P Vijayan|
|Distributed by||Ramana Communications|
|Language||Tamil and Hindi|
Mudhalvar Mahatma (also known as Welcome Back Gandhi) is a 2014 film directed by A.Balakrishnan. The film, released on January 30, 2014 in India, stars S.Kanagaraj as Mohandas Gandhi. The movie's music was written by Ilaiyaraaja, with lyrics by Bharat Acharya, and the movie's plot explores how Gandhi might react if he was still alive and visited modern day India. An eight song soundtrack is set to be released shortly after the film's debut.
After a 60 year absence, Gandhi (S. Kanagaraj) returns to India to resume his Satyagraha Movement. While there, he must deal with the various social, economical and political issues that exist within the country.
- S. Kanagaraj as Mahatma Gandhi
- Anupam Kher as the Chief Minister of a State in India
- Manvi gagroo
- V. S. Raghavan
- Krishnammal Jagannathan
The Hindu gave a positive review for Welcome Back Gandhi, commenting that "It's a noble, valiant effort that needs to be seen and promoted just so that another filmmaker is encouraged to invest in a film as honest as this, one that will invoke and appeal to the patriot in you, despite its idealistic failings."
- Mudhalvar Mahatma at the Internet Movie Database