Republic Day is around the corner and we know that movies are the best way to remember the glorious past of our country. So embrace this special day by watching the most realistic and Patriotic films. Here is the list of Top ten patriotic films that you can watch on this special occasion.
Top 10 Patriotic films
1) Rang De Basanti
A must watch a film that changed the face of Bollywood, especially for youths. It connects the struggle for freedom to the present scenario of Country and various social issues including our carefree youth. Rang De Basanti was dubbed as ‘The movie that became a movement’ by media, it redefined the meaning of patriotism for us.
2) The Legend of Bhagat Singh
Ajay Devgn’s acting in this film will force to believe that it’s not a portrayal and he himself is the real Bhagat Singh. The actor won the national award for the film. This biopic of India’s greatest freedom fighter Bhagat Singh tells us the nerve-wracking story of struggle and sacrifices he made for the of our Independence.
3) Kranti (1981)
This multi starrer movie featured actors like Dilip Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Hema Malini, Shatrughan Sinha, Parveen Babi, Sarika, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri, Paintal and Pradeep Kumar. Kranti is the story of initial days of India’s freedom struggle (1825-1875).
4) Partition 1947
This British- Indian historical drama film is based on the horrific story of country’s partition India and Pakistan in 1947. Though the film is yet to be released it has already created enough buzz that you can’t resist yourself from watching it.
This movie features Raaj Kumar, Nana Patekar and Mamta Kulkarni in lead roles. Though the film is a fictional story and it is not based on the independence struggle but it showcased the story of a true Indian who fights with system, corruption, and traitors. This film was released at the time of 1993 Mumbai blast in Plaza cinema.
Shaheed is a masterpiece by Manoj Kumar that was based on the life of Bhagat Singh. The film was full of cult songs like “Ai Vatan Ai Vatan Hamko Teri Kasam” and “Sarfaroshi ki Tamanna”. Manoj Kumar, Kamini Kaushal, Pran, Iftekhar, Nirupa Roy, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri and Anwar Hussain played lead roles in the film. The movie was released during the period of Indo-Pak war and won the presidential award for its content. Bhagat Singh’s mother was also moved from the film.
One of the biggest hit of Sunny Deol’s career, this movie established him as a patriotic hero in the industry. The movie was based on Indo-Pak war and become one of the biggest hit of 1997.
Despite a poor box-office performance, Swades had a very long-lasting impact on the Indian youth and especially the high qualified NRI’s living in abroad. It motivated many to come back India and to priority to their motherland over money. Shahrukh was hugely praised for his work in the film.
9) Purab or Paschim
One more gem from the series of patriotic movies of Legendary Manoj Kumar. The movie highlighted the cultural differences between east and west and it also gave the message the message that modernizing doesn’t mean forgetting your history, culture, and tradition.
Haqeeqat was based on the Indo-China 1962 war and this movie beautifully showcased the bravery of Indian soldiers. This movie is regarded as one of the war movies produced in India. It had many cult songs in it but ‘Ab tumhare Hawale Watan Sathiyo’ is the one that is still sung in every national festival.
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