7 Best Patriotic Movies To Watch on Independence Day

Aug 13, 2023



Directed by J.P. Dutta, this war film is based on the Battle of Longewala during the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War. It pays tribute to the bravery and sacrifices of the soldiers and evokes a strong sense of patriotism.

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Uri: The Surgical Strike

Directed by Aditya Dhar, this film is based on the true events of the 2016 Uri attack and the subsequent surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army. The movie showcases the determination of the armed forces and their commitment to safeguarding the nation.

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Rang De Basanti

Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, this film blends the stories of a group of modern-day Indian college students with the tales of freedom fighters from the past. It reflects on the youth's power to bring about change and stands as a poignant commentary on contemporary India.

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Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, this film is set during the British colonial period and revolves around a group of Indian villagers who challenge British rulers to a cricket match to relieve oppressive taxes. The movie beautifully portrays unity, courage, and the desire for self-rule.

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Chak De! India

Directed by Shimit Amin, this sports drama stars Shah Rukh Khan as a former hockey player who becomes the coach of the Indian women's national field hockey team. The movie showcases determination, teamwork, and the fight against stereotypes.

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Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker and starring Shah Rukh Khan, this film tells the story of an Indian-American NASA scientist who returns to his homeland and becomes deeply involved in rural development. It explores the concept of giving back to the country and contributing to its progress.

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Sardar Udham

Shoojit Sircar’s biographical drama Sardar Udham, played by Vicky Kaushal, is inspired by the life of Sardar Udham Singh who assassinated Michael O’Dwyer in London to avenge the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

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