Independence Day Special: 10 Bollywood Films That Will Unleash The Patriotic In You!


Patriotic-Cover-PicSoon you’ll start hearing all the beautiful patriotic songs on your radio and TV sets, as Independence Day is here. We have sung, performed, cried, smiled or felt proud on one of these or all the patriotic songs and movies at some point in our lives, be it years ago or today. We cherish these films and the feelings that come along with it. These films evoke a feeling of pride, rush of emotions and made us feel united, one.

Indian cinema has been expressing the emotion of patriotism through films since quite a long time. They have given us many raw, nerve cracking and heart touching stories. They have given vision to imagination or have simply retold the old revolutionary saga and we have cherished them all. On occasion of Independence Day, we wish you a very happy Independence Day. As we celebrate 69th Independence Day of India, here are 10 Bollywood films that will unleash the patriotic in you! Take a look.LagaanLagaan

Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, Oscar nominated film Lagaan was set in the year 1893 when India was ruled by Britishers. In the film, Aamir Khan played the role of a villager. India celebrated when Aamir Khan’s Popatwadi XI defeated Her Majesty’s cricket team. Lagaan beautiful blended India’s favourite sport, Circket with patriotism.Real-Life-borderBorder

J.P Dutta’s Border film tells s story of the epic Indo-Pak war and happens to be one of the finesh war films produced in Indian cinema. The film featured Sunny Deol, Suniel Shetty, Puneet Issar, Tabu, Pooja Bhatt, Jackie Shroff and Akshaye Khanna.Rang-De-BasantiRang De Basanti

Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Rang De Basanti is a film known to almost all. With a beautiful heart touching story, the huge star cast of the film mesmerized the audiences with their brilliant performance in the film. Film featured Aamir Khan, Siddharth, Kunal Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Soha Ali Khan, Alice Patten, Atul Kulkarni and Anupam Kher.Real-Life-Chak-De-IndiaChak De India

Shah Rukh Khan’s Chak De India united people from different religion and broke the invisible state divide as everyone cheered for India, as one. The film broke all the regional prejudice and sexism by delivering a strong message through a sport, hockey. Directed by Shimit Amin , Chak De India surely is one of the best films ever made in Indian cinema.SwadeshSwades

In Ashutosh Gowariker’s Swades, Shah Rukh Khan gave one of his best performances. The film showed the patriotism of an Indian scientist who decides to quit NASA to use his skills and talents by helping a village.The Legend Of Bhagat SIngh - 2002The Legend of Bhagat Singh

We came across many films based on revolutionary Bhagat Singh, The Legend of Bhagat Singh happens to be one of those but this one turned into a cult film. Starring Ajay Devgn, the film held everyone’s attention till the very last minute.KrantiKranti

Directed by Manoj Kumar, 1981 film Kranti depicted a fight for independence that took place between 1825 and 1875. The film featured Manoj Kumar as Bharat, Dilip Kumar as Sanga, Hema Malini as Rajkumari Meenakshi and Shatrughan Sinha as Kareem Khan.Patriotic-15Wednesday

Common man stands fights terrorism by threatening to detonate bombs in Mumbai unless four jailed militants are released. As the film progresses, we find out that his intentions are entirely different. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film starred Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher and Jimmy Shergill.Mangal-PandeyMangal Pandey

Director Ketan Mehta’s 2005 film Mangal Pandey told the story of Soldier Pandey, who leads an uprising against India’s imperialist occupiers. The film is set in year 1857. The film featuredn Aamir Khan, Rani Mukherji, Kirro Kher and Ameesha Patel.RojaRoja

Directed by ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam, 1992 film Roja told the story of an innocent wife, whose world is shattered when militants kidnap her husband, a government official. The film featured Arvind Swamy and Madhoo.[tps_footer]

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