Watch these underrated patriotic Bollywood gems this Independence day!
From Haqeeqat in 1964 to Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019), the relationship between Bollywood and patriotism goes long back. The patriotic genre has played a significant part in shaping up Hindi and Indian cinema we know today. When it comes to entertaining us and inspiring us these are the films that never got old. So this Independence day, let's take a look at the underrated films of this genre that fill our hearts with pride and patriotism every time we watch these precious gems!
A government clerk on election duty in the conflict-ridden jungle of Central India tries his best to conduct free and fair voting despite the apathy of security forces and the looming fear of guerrilla attacks by communist rebels.
Saat Hindustani (1969)
A woman awaiting surgery recalls her life as a revolutionary along with seven other countrymen.
A Wednesday (2008)
A retiring police officer reminisces about the most astounding day of his career. About a case that was never filed but continues to haunt him in his memories - the case of a man and a Wednesday.
A woman from a village in Tamil Nadu marries a sophisticated city dweller and moves with him to Kashmir, where all is rosy - until he gets kidnapped by militants.
A platoon of Indian soldiers encounters harsh realities while fighting in the Sino-Indian War of 1962.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero (2005)
Shyam Benegal's film which is about the last five years of the Indian freedom fighter and leader Subhas Chandra Bose's life, tells his life's inspiring story.
Prahaar is the story of Major Chauhan, a tough and stern soldier, trained to destroy the enemy. When one of Major's Commandos - Peter D'Souza is killed, he is shown the harsh reality revolving around us, the enemy is within ourselves.
The Ghazi Attack (2017)
A Pakistani submarine, PNS Ghazi plans to secretly attack Vizag port of India. For doing so, it has to get past Indian submarine S21.
An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man Karan Shergill joins the Indian army and matures into a battlefield hero.
A successful Indian scientist Mohan Bhargava returns to his village in India to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.
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