Hey Ram (translation: Oh Ram! or Oh God!) is a 2000 Indian crime drama film simultaneously made in Tamil and Hindi language. The film was written, directed and produced by Kamal Haasan and he also starred as the protagonist in the film. A period drama told in flashback, the semi-fictional plot centres on India's Partition and the murder of Mahatma Gandhi by Hindu fundamentalist Nathuram Godse. The film was chosen as India's official entry to the Oscars to be considered for nomination in the Best Foreign Film category for the year 2000.