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2009-05-17 11:04:02

Actor Ben Kingsley says he feels a connection with India, the focus of both his latest movie and his Oscar-winning turn as spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi. The 65-year-old British actor, who earned a best actor Oscar for portraying the Indian leader in 1982's Gandhi, said at France's Cannes Film Festival his new movie, Teen Patti, brought him back to India, The Sunday Times of London reported. I just get India, Kingsley said Saturday.

2008-09-22 00:00:27

Author David Cortwright will discuss Mahatma Gandhi and his ideals during a lecture at 8 p.m. Oct. 2 at the University of Pittsburgh's Heinz Chapel. Cortwright, president of the Fourth Freedom Foundation Forum, is a research fellow at the Joan B.

2006-08-31 00:11:21

By Krittivas Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - A rare Bollywood sequel to a blockbuster comedy about a lovable thug opens on Friday, reviving the pranks of the gangster who must dodge barbs from independence icon Mahatma Gandhi this time to win his ladylove.

2005-12-17 08:47:43

Corrects spelling of name in ninth paragraph to "Mahatma Gandhi" By Heba Kandil DUBAI (Reuters) - It may seem odd for an American to go to Asia, and not the Middle East, to learn about Islam after the September 11, 2001 attacks by al Qaeda. But U.S.

2005-07-05 15:12:56

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Fifty, or even 150 years ago, longbefore the advent of PR machines and paparazzi, stars andleaders had the kind of control over their image that today'scelebrities could only dream of, a new exhibition shows.


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