India gained independence from British colonial rule in August 15, 1947. It is the day in which our ancestors and forefathers’ struggle of 90 years for free and independent India became true. It is the day to celebrate and be determined to contribute towards the development of the nation.
Movies to celebrate India’s Independence Day
Let us watch some Hindi movies, which make us feel proud of our nation and evoke the feeling of Patriotism in us.
The biopic on Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation, is a must watch movie for every Indian. It shows how Gandhi was able to drive the British out of the subcontinent through his patience and determination.
Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen
The Legend of Bhagat Singh
The story of a young revolutionary son of India who raise an armed resistance against the British rule in India.
The story about how the army fights on the border to save their country with their families at home expecting their returns. “Sandese Aate Hain” still gives us a chill and makes our eyes wet.
It depicts human relationships against a background of Indian politics and increasing terrorism. It shows what the life partner may go through to save one’s better half. The scene where the hero roll on flag to put off the fire, your blood will boil.
Stars: Madhoo, Arvind Swamy
What would you do if your brother is killed and father is severely injured by terrorists? A young medical student quit his studies to join the Indian Police Service to fight with terrorism and crime.
It exhibits the frustration of a common man against the injustice happening in his country. One day, one person takes control and decides that he need to be heard, which eventually shakes up the entire police department, terror organizations and the whole system.
Stars: Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Jimmy Shergill
A successful Indian scientist rediscovers his roots while visiting his nanny in Indian and finally decides to return back to one’s motherland. The movie touches various aspects of India such as foreign employment, village life and its struggle, women empowerment, old age homes, and social and religious scenario of India.
Rang De Basanti
The movie perfectly depicts the mindset of young India and what they are thinking about the country. Witness the journey of six young friends who transform while doing a documentary on the Indian freedom struggle and learn the importance of fighting for their rights.
Brothers and Sisters of India, Happy Independence Day.
Happy movie watching!