Mangal Pandey: The Rising (A)
12/Aug/2005 Social, Drama 2h 31m

Rate It:

Critics: 4 Panel: 0 User: 2

Overall: 4.0 from 6 users

Mangal Pandey: The Rising
To write your own review about this movie

Add Review


Critics Review


Brave attempt

Mangal Pandey is a film of epic proportions. A genuine attempt at bringing alive a great hero on celluloid, the film will only bring pride and prestige in the domestic market as well as on the international platform. (more)

Source: Taran Adarsh,


An unquestionable classic

The best part of the movie is that it never once sermonizes. Neither does it go overboard on the spirit of 'deshbhakti' or 'azaadi'. It talks to the point and raises one simple point about being united and to stop serving the oppressors. The script is fool proof for majority of the movie inspite of ...(more)

Source: Joginder Tuteja,


A must watch

Mangal Pandey must be watched. Without prejudices, without a Lagaan hangover, without expectations. For expectations, sometimes, could be unfair. Its almost a classic, but not quite Braveheart. (more)

Source: Sudhish Kamat, The Hindu


Worth a watch

Considering the high expectations that are being attached to the film, 'The Rising' turns out to be a finely made movie, but not exceptional. Director Ketan Mehta must be complimented for credibly recreating history and showing first sparks of the revolution that culminated into Indian freedom almos...(more)

Source: Naresh Deoshi, Apunkachoice

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “ "Al Maddath Maula" ” Javed Akthar A. R. Rahman, Kailash Kher, Murtuza Khan, Kadir
2 “Holi Re" ” Javed Akthar Aamir Khan, Udit Narayan, Madhushree, Srinivas, Chinmayee
3 “Holi Re" ” Javed Akthar Aamir Khan, Udit Narayan, Madhushree, Srinivas, Chinmayee
4 “"Main Vari Vari" ” Javed Akthar Kavita Krishnamurthy, Reena Bhardwajj
5 “"Mangal Mangal" ” Javed Akthar Kailash Kher
6 “"Rasiya" ” Javed Akthar Richa Sharma, Bonnie Chakraborty
7 “ "Takey Takey" ” Javed Akthar Sukhwinder Singh, Kailash Kher, Kartick Das Baul