71 years ago, on the same day, India’s constitution came into force. However, 26th January isn’t just a day when the constitution of India was born but also a gazetted holiday for all the Indians. And what can be a better way to celebrate the republic day by watching some of the amazing patriotic movies with our family and friends.
From Kesari to Lagaan, patriotism has always been the favorite theme in the Indian cinema. There have been many amazing patriotic movies that have not just entertained but have also made us proud to be an Indian. Besides an interesting storyline, it’s some of the characters of these patriotic movies that inspire us and gives us goosebumps.
Here, in this article, we bring you some of the
1. R. Madhavan in Rang De Basanti:
“Koi bhi desh perfect nahi hota, usse perfect banana padta hai..” R Madhavan’s performance as Flight Lt. Ajay Rathod is one of the best performances of his career. This one dialogue from him was enough to give us goosebumps.
2. Vicky Kaushal in URI – The Surgical Strike:
From filling the audience with josh to giving the definition of ‘New India’, there wasn’t a single moment in the movie when Vicky Kaushal didn’t steal our hearts with his powerful performance as Major Vihaan Singh Shergill.
3. Alia Bhatt in Raazi:
Rarely we see woman-centric patriotic movies. However, Alia Bhatt just nailed it with her performance as an Indian spy — Sehmat Khan.
4. Shah Rukh Khan in Swades:
Swades is one of the most inspiring movies of Bollywood. However, it was Shah Rukh Khan’s performance as Mohan Bhargava, which created all the magic on-screen. SRK played the character of a well-settled Indian working for NASA who decides to rediscover his roots during a short vacation to India.
5. Akshay Kumar in Kesari:
Akshay Kumar’s performance as Havaldar Ishar Singh in this historical drama movie was something beyond expectations. The story revolves around Akshay Kumar’s character leading an army of 21 soldiers to fight against 1,000–1,500 Afridi and Orakzai Pashtun tribesmen in 1897.
6. Hrithik Roshan in Lakshya:
Hrithik Roshan’s performance as Lt. Karan Shergill is considered as one of his best performances. The story of the movie revolves around a clueless kid finding the meaning of his life atop a hill at 26000 ft after defeating insurgents from Pakistan.
7. Shah Rukh Khan in Chak De! India:
From giving us some valuable life-lessons to the “70 minute-speech”, Shah Rukh Khan gave yet another powerful performance in Chak De! India as “Kabir Khan”, the head coach of Indian women’s hockey team.