Sony release classic Gandhi special edition DVD


Win a copy of Gandhi

Richard Attenborough’s triumphant, award-winning epic of the life of Mahatma Gandhi celebrates its 25th anniversary and returns in a spectacular double disc, Special Edition DVD.

With an all-star cast featuring Sir Ben Kinglsey, Sir John Geilgud, Martin Sheen, Saeed Jaffrey and Roshan Seth to name but a few, Gandhi won a stunning eight Academy Awards and four Baftas making it one of the most memorable films of the 80s.

This epic biopic with stunning cinematography, direction and acting performances traces Gandhi’s rise from a small-time lawyer to india’s spiritual leader through his philosophy of non-violent but direct-action protest.

The spectacular two disc DVD includes digitally remastered picture and sound, an all-new introduction and commentary from Lord Attenborough, and an amazing 11 new behind-the-scenes featurettes covering pre-production, casting, design, and music,   new interactive fact files and fascinating archive material plus exclusive new packaging, Special Edition booklet and collector’s cards.

A must buy for all DVD buffs!

DVD Extras

Disc 1

Digitally Re-mastered Feature

Director’s Commentary & Introduction to the film with Richard Attenborough

Disc 2

“In Search of Gandhi” featurette

“Madeleine Slade – An Englishwoman Abroad” featurette

“Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi” featurette

“Reflections on Ben” featurette

“Shooting an Epic in India” featurette

“The Funeral” featurette

“Looking Back” featurette

“From the Director’s Chair – On Casting” featurette

“From the Director’s Chair – On Music” featurette

“Designing Gandhi – Creating a Tent for the Indian National Congress” feat.

“Designing Gandhi – Building the Ashram” featurette

“Designing Gandhi – Finding Trains” featurette

The Making of Gandhi Photo Montage

The Words of Mahatma Gandhi

Archive Material includes: Original Newsreel Footage, Vintage Lobby Cards and Original Theatrical Trailer

Also included: Milestones in Gandhi’s Life, Filmographies & Weblink

Gandhi Special Edition

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Release date: 12th Feb 07

RRP: £15.99





We’ve teamed up with Sony Pictures Entertainment to offer 4 lucky readers a chance to get their hands on a copy of Gandhi.

Simply answer the following question to be in with a chance of winning.


Q: Who plays Gandhi in the film?


Send your answer, name, address and

contact number to:

Gandhi DVD Competition, The Asian Today Newspaper, PO Box 13544, Birmingham, B11 9BZ

Alternatively e-mail your answer to

Closing date for entries: 1st March 2007

Winners will be chosen at random. The Editors decision is final

This Competition is now closed. Winners will be announced shortly!



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