Kingsley wins the Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of Mahatma Gandhi in Richard Attenborough’s biopic Gandhi. Kingsley:
This film was dedicated to Pandit Nehru, Lord Mountbatten of Burma, and Motilal Kothari, all men of great vision and courage. It was made by my friend Sir Richard Attenborough, another great man of vision and courage. And for all the men and women who worked on the film, this is an Oscar for vision, for courage, and for acting and for peace. Thank you.