When Gandhi (played by Ben Kingsley) travels to London, he stays at Kingsley Hall. Coincidence?
Richard Attenborough first offered Candice Bergen her cameo role in 1966.
Contributed by: Robert Baum
As a young girl, Candice Bergen aspired to be a photo journalist and while working as a Ford model in the 1960's, she delved into the subject. Among her subjects were Charlie Chaplin, Black Panthers, and Paul Newman. Attenborough approached Bergen for the role of Margaret Bourke-White while they were shooting "The Sand Pebbles" (1966).
Contributed by: lorrie carse-wilen
Michael Stanley-Evans, the Producer, actually brought the film in under budget by one penny!
's (born Krishna Bhanji) paternal family was from the Indian state of Gujarat, which is the same state Mahatma Gandhi was from.
Daniel Day-Lewis made his debut in this movie as Colin, a South African street tough.
Om Puri who has a cameo in this movie was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 2004.