One of the most important days in the Indian history is 15 of August which marks the Indian sub-continent got independence after a long struggle.
To relive the freedom moment and to enjoy the spirit as well as to remember the sacrifices and lives we have lost in this independence struggle we celebrate Independence Day.
The celebration wakes up the patriot inside of us. As we celebrate the 75th Independence Day, here are the 5 most patriotic films to watch and will make you say 'Mera Bharat Mahaan'!
1. Border : The film starring Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, Tabu and others. The film directed by J.P Dutta which revolves around the circumstances during the 1971 Indo-Pakistani war. Inspired by the true incidents during the time, the film has won many hearts.
2. The Legend of Bhagat Singh : one of Bollywood's finest actors Ajay Devgn got a 'lifetime' opportunity to play the role of freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh in the film and also starring Raj Babbar, Farida Jalal, Sushant Singh and Amrita Rao which was released on June 7, 2002. The film was helmed by ace director Rajkumar Santoshi and revolved around the life of the socialist revolutionary.
3. Rang de Basanti : The movie is about a group of friends that fight against injustice which similar to India's fight against the British. The film was directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra which starring Aamir Khan, Siddharth Nigam, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Kunal Kapoor, Alice Patten, Soha Ali Khan, Waheeda Rehman and Kirron Kher among others.
4. Lagaan : The film was listed in Time magazine's 'The All-Time 25 Best Sports Movies', is set in the times when the British ruled the country. The film led by Aamir Khan and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker triggers powerful feelings of patriotism through one of the most popular sport 'cricket'.
5. Chak de! India : The film is based on India's national game, yet it is neglected many times. The film that stars Shah Rukh Khan in the main role who portrays journey of a man who seeks to prove loyalty to his country by coaching the Indian women's national hockey team.