|Plot: Dashrath Manjhi was a poor man from the lowest of the low castes, living in a remote village cut off from the world by a rocky mountain range. Life for him was a daily struggle for survival. He loved his wife, Phaguniya, beyond belief. One day, while climbing the mountain to bring him food, his wife slipped, fell and died. Overwhelmed by grief, Dashrath decided to carve out a path through the mountain, so that no one else would suffer his fate. For 22 years, all by himself, with just a hammer and a chisel, he hammered away at the rocks, till the path was carved out from the mountain.
Rating: 8.1/10 (12301 votes)
Director: Ketan Mehta
Writer: Shahzad Ahmad (research and dialogue), Jakhar Mahendar (screenplay), Ketan Mehta (screenplay), Deepak Ramola (lyricist), Shaiwal (dialogue consultant), Varadraj Swami (research and dialogue)
Stars: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Ashutosh Acharya, Shahzad Ahmad
Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Released: 2015 Aug 21