"Mangal Pandey - The Rising" - Photo Gallery

01
of 10

Movie Poster of the "The Rising"

Mangal Pandey, the sepoy who rebelled against the British East India Company, comes to life in Ketan Mehta's fictional historical film.

Images Copyright RisingTheFilm.com

02
of 10

Aamir Khan as Mangal Pandey

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan plays the lead role of the legendary sepoy - Mangal Pandey, who is now universally believed to have pioneered India's long struggle to liberty from the British Raj...

Images Copyright RisingTheFilm.com

03
of 10

Rani Mukherji as Heera - Pandey's paramour

Rani Mukherji plays Heera, a prostitute in love with Mangal Pandey.

Images Copyright RisingTheFilm.com

04
of 10

Ameesha Patel as Jwala

Amisha Patel plays a young widow who is ‘protected’ by the British officer Gordon, who rescues her from being burnt alive during the barbaric 'sati' ritual.

Images Copyright RisingTheFilm.com

05
of 10

Mangal Pandey & the Untouchable

The film touches upon various prevailing social stigmas of the age, such as untouchability, sati and other superstitions that are now extinct.

Images Copyright RisingTheFilm.com

06
of 10

Heera - the Nautch Girl in a Red Dress

Rani Mukerji in a traditional dress performs with aplomb in a traditional 'mujra' dance in a brothel.

Images Copyright RisingTheFilm.com

07
of 10

The Sword of Mangal Pandey

Aamir Khan has given one of his best performances in this movie, where he appears after a long hiatus of four years from Bollywood films.

Images Copyright RisingTheFilm.com

08
of 10

The Elephant Ride

As the most expensive Bollywood film ever made, "The Rising" is lavish on old fashioned melodrama, local culture and traditions...

Images Copyright RisingTheFilm.com

09
of 10

"Attack!" - The Battle Cry of Mangal Pandey

The introduction of a new gun cartridge ignites a rebellion amonst the Hindu and Muslim soldiers. Greased with cow and pig fat, it's deeply offensive to both religions, and a small standoff develops into a full-scale revolt against the British rule.

Images Copyright RisingTheFilm.com

10
of 10

Pandey Attains Martyrdom

Mangal Pandey waits to be hung for mutiny in Barrackpore jail. When it's discovered that the hangman has run away in fear, his execution is delayed that allows for the flashback which occupies a major part of the plot.

Images Copyright RisingTheFilm.com

Format
mla apa chicago
Your Citation
Das, Subhamoy. ""Mangal Pandey - The Rising" - Photo Gallery." ThoughtCo, Mar. 3, 2017, thoughtco.com/mangal-pandey-the-rising-photo-gallery-1770507. Das, Subhamoy. (2017, March 3). "Mangal Pandey - The Rising" - Photo Gallery. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/mangal-pandey-the-rising-photo-gallery-1770507 Das, Subhamoy. ""Mangal Pandey - The Rising" - Photo Gallery." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/mangal-pandey-the-rising-photo-gallery-1770507 (accessed May 21, 2018).