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Friday, 14 August 2015

Must watch these 10 Patriotic Movies even don't love cinema on Independence Day

Hello everyone! Wish you a very happy 69th Independence Day. Hope everyone is aware of how we got our freedom from British rule. Yes, thanks to all the freedom fighters of our nation without whom freedom of our country would still be a dream, compiles India marks.

Must watch these 10 Patriotic Movies even don't love cinema on Independence Day

After we got independence there were folk songs, freedom speeches, plays and many that became our ways to celebrate our freedom but unfortunately these couldn’t survive for a long time. Whereas, movies are the only medium that survived all these decades and through which the history is being retold to people who live today and it may continue to do so.

Taking this occasion as an opportunity we took some interest to find out movies that can strengthen your patriotic roots as well as movies that instill a sense of pride in viewers through patriotism.

Here is the list of 10 Bollywood movies that are the best patriotic movies till date:

Shaheed (1948)

Directed by: Ramesh Sehgal
Starring: Dilip Kumar, Kamini Kaushal.

Shaheed is a patriotic movie about the Indian Independence Movement. The movie reflects the nationalist movement that happened during the struggle for Independence. It depicts the situations that were faced by the freedom fighters amidst the struggle.

Mother India (1957)

Directed by: Mehboob Khan
Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Mother India is a national epic movie which is also referred as one of the best movie in Indian cinema. As the name suggests ‘Mother India’ is all about the Indian woman, her moral values and her social customs that she would never give up for anything. The movie portrays the rural life and conveys that the true sense of India lies in rural India.

This movie was also nominated for Oscars in ‘Best Foreign Film’ category.

Haqeeqat (1964)

Directed by: Chetan Anand
Starring: Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra, Priya Rajvansh, Sanjay Khan, Vijay Anand

Haqeeqat means truth, fact, reality and narration; this movie narrates the Sino-Indian war that took place in the 60s. It depicts the conditions of war between India and China over the border and the heat between the soldiers. This movie shows a nation losing a war and its faith in the neighbor country.

Border (1997)

Directed by: J. P. Dutta
Starring: Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, Pooja Bhatt, Sharbani Mukherjee and Tabu.

Border movie is about how a band of 120 soldiers of the Punjab regiment of the Indian Army headed by Major Kuldip Singh Chandpuri successfully defended their post all night against a mighty tank regiment of the Pakistani Army. It portrays the young men and the love for their family.

Lagaan (2001)

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker
Starring: Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne

Lagaan is set in the Victorian period of British rule, which tells the story of people of a rural village and their struggle against the taxes imposed to them by the British Raj. The villagers choose cricket as their tool to get rid of the Britishers and the taxes. The movie will leave an impression about the hard lives of our fore generations.

Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi
Starring: Ajay Devgan, Raj Babbar, Amrita Rao, Farida Jalal

No Indian patriotic film is complete with out the telling about legend Bhagat Singh a young martyr, who stood against British and became a rebel, loved and admired by every Indian. Bhagat Singh became the symbol of bravery and nationalism and this movie tells everything about the great fighter.

Swades (2004)

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker
Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi

Swades is a story about on an Indian scientist who works at NASA and returns to India where he rediscovers his love, responsibility and duty to be done to his country. The movie also shows the issues that are still faced in rural areas in Modern India.

Lakshya (2004)

Directed by: Farhan Akhtar
Starring: Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Amitabh Bachchan, Om Puri and Boman Irani.

Lakshya need not necessarily a war movie, it depicts the mind of a confused youth who in someway finds his way to discipline himself by joining the army. The storyline is brilliantly composed as it depicts the how a confused person can succeed in completing a task once he aims for it.

Rang De Basanti (2006)

Directed by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Starring: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Madhavan, Kunal Kapoor, Siddharth Narayan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Alice Patten

‘Rang De Basanti’ deals with the past and current situations in our nation. One side shows the careless and the materialistic lives the young men today live and the other side depicts their commitment to fight for the rights they believe in, against all the odds and even sacrifice their lives like once the freedom fighters Bhagat Singh and others did for the country

Chak De! India (2007)

Directed by: Shimit Amin
Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Vidya Malvade, Sagarika Ghatge, Chitrashi Rawat, Shilpa Shukla, Tanya Abrol

Chak De! India reflects the issues like sexism, ethnic, religious and regional prejudice that lies in secular India by showcasing it through India’s national game Hockey. For the only girls Hockey team it is no easy task to get selected to world competition and winning it. The problems, which are persistent in the sport, in between themselves and how they overcome to face the competition, which gives us a message that no ones strength is less if their will is strong.

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