7 Best War Movies of India
War is a genre that fills every viewer with great enthusiasm. Also, war films are so capable of awakening the patriotism of a person. And this fact can't be denied at all. There are so many Indian movies based on war, and some of them are so close to the heart of every Indian. Posted On August 26th, 2021
Captain Vikram Batra, a Kargil war hero, is the subject of the biographical film Shershaah. Vishnuvardhan directed the film, which stars Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani. It's available on Amazon Prime Video.
URI - The Surgical Strike
The film is an account of the true events during the retaliation for the Uri attack in 2016. Though it is a fictionalized account of the whole mission. Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, and Yami Gautam star in it. Zee5 has it available for viewing.
LOC KARGIL tells the tale of Indian troops fighting in Kargil and their families remembering them. Based on the triumphant Kargil War, where we lost a lot of heroes and gems. The movie accounts for all the moments and scenarios faced by the Indian Army. It is one of the longest movies of Indian Cinema, with 4 hours and 15 minutes. Still, every scene of the movie, every dialogue, every song touches not just our hearts but our soul.
1971, directed by Amrit Sagar and starring Manoj Bajpai, Ravi Kishan, Piyush Mishra, and Deepak Dobriyal, was released in 2007. The film is based on the true story of six Indian Army soldiers who were taken as prisoners of war by the Pakistan Army during the 1971 Indo-Pakistani war.
Farhan Akhtar directed the film Lakshya, which stars Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta. The plot revolves around Karan Shergill (Hrithik Roshan) and his transformation from a naive young boy to a capable young army officer. Though not based on a real war scenario and a totally fictional movie, it truly shows what all soldiers face in their lives. It's available on Amazon Prime Video.
J. P. Dutta directed the film based on the Battle of Longewala (Indo-Pakistani War of 1971). Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, Jackie Shroff, Sudesh Berry, Puneet Issar, and Kulbhushan Kharbanda star in Border. Tabu, Raakhee, and Pooja Bhatt are among those who have appeared in the film. Zee5 has it available for viewing.
Shoojit Sircar directed the film, which stars John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri, and Raashi Khanna. It takes place during India's intervention in the Sri Lankan civil war and the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. While also following the mission of an Indian Army special officer. Netflix has it available for viewing.