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A N A N T H
D I V Y A G O Y L E
N A C H I K E T A S W A Y C H A L
N E H A K H U L L A R
R E E T I N A G E S H R I
Invictus: An overview
The film tells the inspiring true story of
how Nelson Mandela joined forces with
the captain of South Africa's rugby team
to help unite their country.
The movie begins with election of Nelson
Mandela as the president of South Africa,
when the country is still psychologically
divided into blacks and whites.
When the country was facing multiple
problems such as increasing crime rates, low
economy, currency, Nelson Mandela
identified the core problem: The
psychological divide within the country.
He wisely spotted out that Sports could be
an effective way of bridging this gap and
creating harmony, as well as establishing his
country’s brand internationally.
A free, open minded leader, who liked
frank interactions with the masses
A leader, sensitive for every team member:
complimented assistants enquired
bodyguards about their families
Broad perspective thinker: donated
1/3rd of his salary for charity.
Believed in the ‘Human touch’: took
initiatives to create bond between
Springboks and native blacks.
You are risking your future as our leader.
The day I am afraid to do that, is the day I am no longer fit to lead.
Be the change you want to see: mixed bodyguards
Power of conviction: Challenged the unanimous
vote to eliminate Springboks, and managed to
A true inspirer: met the
team members at
strategic intervals and
inspired them to
As a result….
As predicted by Nelson Mandela, the joy of victory of South Africa
winning world cup was much greater than the mutual unrest between
blacks and whites.
It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.