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Story of Mountain Man – Manjhi

Viacom18 Motion Pictures presents in association with NFDC and Maya Movies: Manjhi – The Mountain Man, releasing on August 21st, 2015. A film by Ketan Mehta starring versatile actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui in and as Manjhi along with Radhika Apte playing his beloved wife, this biopic is the story of an ordinary man who performed the extraordinary.

The movie is based on real like story of Dashrath Manjhi also known as “Mountain Man”, was a poor laborer in Gehlaur village, near Gaya in Bihar, India, who carved a path through a 360 ft long, 30 ft wide and 25 ft high hillock using only a hammer and chisel. After 22 years of work, Dashrath shortened travel between the Atri and Wazirganj blocks of Gaya town from 55 km to 15 km.

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