Happy Republic Day folks! It’s a cozy winter morning and surprisingly you don’t need to report for work, you can sleep in, eat an extravagant breakfast in bed and play your favorite movie. Bollywood has a series of films that make you feel all things patriotic and what better day to binge on patriotic films than Republic Day. Listing down some of our favorite Bollywood films to binge on for the holiday.
Shershaah was literally the movie of 2021. The spine chilling bravery of Capt. Vikram Batra and his heartwarming love story with Dimple Cheema won hearts all across the nation. This move is the perfect pick, it is going to make you cry, feel proud, patriotic and the songs will tug at your heartstrings. The film featuring Siddharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani had us obsessing over their chemistry.
Where To Watch: Amazon Prime
Lagaan completed 20 years in 2021 and it still is as iconic as it can be! It is a combination of two things Indians are crazy about—cricket and movies. The characters, the feel, the passion makes it a fantastic watch. Starring Aamir Khan in the lead role, the movie is one of a kind and even after all these years is an absolute treat.
Where To Watch: Netflix
3) Chakde! India
Starring Sharukh Khan in the role of a former hockey star Kabir Khan, the movie is power packed with sports, passion, ambition and a whole lot of female power. Sit back, bring a bowl of popcorn and enjoy this classic from the edge of your seat, literally—it is quite a nail biter.
Where To Watch: Youtube Premium
4) Uri: The Surgical Strike
This movie will enrage you, leave you feeling shattered and yet so proud of the Indian Army. It gives you goosebumps and takes you on a ride you wish didn’t end. The striking portrayal of Vicky Kaushal as Major. Vihaan Shergill is impressive and you end up being an absolute fan of his work and more so the character. This one is one of the most patriotic and jingoistic film made but it will leave your heart swelling with pride.
Where To Watch: Zee5
Directed by Meghna Gulzar and starring Alia Bhatt in the role of Sehmat, an Indian spy married in a Pakistani home. The movie is an adaptation of Harrinder Sikka’s book ‘Calling Sehmat’. This movie runs a shiver up your spine and Alia Bhatt’s performance is worth watching this film for.
Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video
6) Rang De Basanti
Rang De Basanti is a movie based on a bunch of college friends who portray freedom characters for a play. This movie will make you revisit your college days, bring out your rebellious side and still tear you up. The pumped up songs and the unmatched energy is the best part about this movie.
Where To Watch: Netflix
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