5 ESSENTIAL ASSASSINATION MOVIES
Secret stories that cut to the bone, unexpected connections, murder and mayhem. Some movies that allow us to revisit the most transformative deaths of our time.
Nine Hours to Rama, 1963 The final hours of Nathuram Godse’s life as he prepares to shoot Mahatma Gandhi. Director Mark Robson Hey Ram, 2000 On India’s partition and the killing of Mahatma Gandhi. Director Kamal Haasan Raajneeti 2010 Emergence of a Sonia Gandhi-like character after the assassination of a politician and his son. Director Prakash Jha Madras Café, 2013 The planning of Rajiv Gandhi’s murder in 1991. Director Shoojit Sircar Dil Se, 1998 Romance set against a backdrop of terrorism and national threat leading to the attempted assassination of the president on Republic Day. Director Mani Ratnam
1. NINE HOURS TO RAMA
4. MADRAS CAFE
5. DIL SE
2. HEY RAM