Here are 8 films to revive your sagging patriotism

first_imgIf you are one of those laidback kinds who would want to enjoy the Independence Day holiday lazying around, here are 8 movies to plug into that will re-ignite the patriotism in you:1. Ghare BaireBased on the novel Home and The World written by Rabindranath Tagore, the Bengali movie is based on the Indian nationalist movement and adds a domestic angle to the freedom struggle. Directed by Satyajit Ray, the film was released in 1984.Source: Pinterest2. RojaThis Tamil film directed by Mani Ratnam won three national awards including Best Film on National Integration. It was Roja which brought Ratnam into the national spotlight since the film dealt with the separatists’ struggle for Kashmiri independence.Photo: www.desirulez.me3. Chak De IndiaThis sports drama is the perfect amalgamation of sport and patriotism which made this movie a worldwide hit. After failing to score the winning goal against Pakistan, Kabir Khan, played by Shah Rukh Khan, is labelled a traitor. To redeem himself, he takes on the challenge of taking the Indian women’s hockey team to Australia for the world championship. You will find yourself cheering and feasting on your nails when the climax arrives.4. IndianThe 1996 Tamil film is the story of an ex-freedom fighter turning into a vigilante with some deft touches. Kamal Hassan stars in a double role along with Manisha Koirala and Urmila Matondkar.Photo: www.tamildurbar.com5. LagaanDirected by Ashutosh Gowariker, this depicts the plight and struggle of Indian farmers during East India Company rule wherein they were supposed to pay a very steep and exorbitant a land tax – Lagaan, thus the title of the film. The film uses emotions attached to cricket in the best way possible allowed by Bollywood. advertisement6. Keerthi ChakraThe 2006 Malayalam war film is based on true events related to the Kashmir insurgency.Source: KeralaTv7. Kittur ChennammaThis 1961 historical Kannada drama is based on Kittur Chennama, the freedom fighter who led an armed rebellion against the East India Company in 1824. Saroja Devi played the titular role.Source: Youtube8. Chhatrapati Shivaji There have been many versions of Chhatrapati Shivaji on silver screen, on small screen and even an animated version. Based on the exploits of the Maratha warrior king, the films dwell on his daring exploits under Mughal hegemony.Source: WebmallIndialast_img

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