Mohandas Gandhi is often called Mahatma Gandhi— Mahatma being the Hindu term for “great soul”… The ‘K’ in his birth name of ‘Mohandas K. Gandhi’ stood for Karamchand… Mohandas Gandhi wed Kasturba Makhanji in 1883, in an arranged marriage; he was 13 at the time. They had five children and remained married for nearly 61 years, until her death in 1944… Among Gandhi’s many famous quotes is the saying, “An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind”… Mahatma Gandhi was played by Ben Kingsley in the 1982 film Gandhi. The film won eight Academy Awards, including best film and best actor for Kingsley.
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