Bollywood movies with a patriotic theme are loved by kids and adults alike as they inculcate love and patriotism for the country.
Here are 7 movies which will fill the heart of every Indian with love and pride for the country.
#1. Chak De India
Chak De is an awesome movie based on the national game of our country - Hockey. This movie gave a new lease of life to the game Hockey, and helped in the rediscovery of the game. Shahrukh Khan shines in the lead role as a Kabir, the coach who helps the Indian women hockey team to finally taste glory. The movie also helps to inculcate spirit of teamwork and sportsmanship in kids.
Lakshya is an awesome movie that is dedicated to fighting for one's own country. Hrithik Roshan plays an amazing role as the young dedicated officer and Preity Zinta also shines as a firecracker journalist. Farhan Akhtar has given justice to the movie as a director. The entire plot is based on the true story of Kargil conflict and is bound to move any Indian’s heart.
Another movie that is based on the 1971 War with Pakistan. Border is a heart warming movie that shows the struggles and sacrifices made by our soldiers when it comes to defending the country. Directed and produced by J.P.Dutta, this movie has great heart wrenching performances by Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty and Akshay Khanna. This movie has won many National Awards and Filmfare Awards. It is a must watch for all Indians as it shows the true history of how an small unit helped to stop the Pakistani army from invading Indian territory.
Sarfarosh is a very interesting and fast paced movie about an Indian police officer who tries to fight against cross-border terrorism. Aamir Khan plays the upright officer who tracks down the arms trafficking gang from across Pakistan. This movie shows the hard working police officers who are not always appreciated for the hard work they put in.
#5. Holiday - A soldier is never off duty
Holiday is a must watch movie for all Indians. This movie shows how the real heroes of our country - army officers, intelligence officers and police officers who help to keep the country safe by preventing terrorist attacks from happening in the first place. Holiday also highlights the struggle of soldiers who put their duty before everything else and are never off duty, even when on a holiday. Akshay Kumar acting in the lead role was exceptional, along with Sonakshi Sinha and Sumeet Raghavan.
Based on the true story of Mathunny Mathews, this movie is a tribute to the spirit of the Indian community. Airlift is loosely based on the 1990 airlift of Indians from Kuwait, after break out of war like situation between Iraq and Kuwait. The movie has Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur in lead roles, and is truly a must watch for every Indian. It is a great moral lesson for children to see the selfless sacrifices made by one man to help his countrymen in need.
#7. Rang De Basanti
And the best for the last!! Rang De Basanti is a movie no Indian can afford to miss!!
With Aamir Khan, Siddharth Narayan, Atul Kulkarni, Kunal Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Alice Patten, Soha Ali Khan, R. Madhavan, Waheeda Rehman in lead roles - this movie is a roller coaster of emotions. The music and songs by A.R. Rahman and Prasoon Joshi stay with you even after the movie is over. This movie shows the deep bond of friendship and what even a small spark of patriotism can help to accomplish.
So, which movies are on your watch list this Independence Day? Share below!