Loading

downarow22
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Five Hindi movies that tell great war stories

gmail

Wars are fertile ground for stories of love, separation, patriotism, sacrifice and suffering. Globally, movies based on wars and war heroes have been huge successes. And in Indian cinema, stories that have the India-Pakistan wars as a backdrop have always struck a chord in people’s hearts. The upcoming spy thriller – Raazi – showcases the story of a real-life spy during wartime. Slated for a May release, the movie is expected to hook audiences with its power-packed performances. Meanwhile, let’s look at some popular Hindi movies set on the premise of the Indo-Pak war of 1971.

1. Border
J.P. Dutta’s multi-starrer war film, Border, is etched in our minds forever. It is based on the Battle of Longewala during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. The movie aptly portrays the tough and sensitive sides of soldiers and their families. Even now, two decades after its release, watching Border evokes intense patriotism and love for our country.

downArow

Border

Image Courtesy : Scoopwhoop.com

2. 16 December
Pakistan signed the document that liberated Bangladesh on 16 December 1971. The title of this film is based on the date. The story revolves around a Pakistani officer’s plans to bomb New Delhi on 16 December 2001. This gripping spy thriller keeps the audiences glued to their seats as Indian commandos foil the terrorists’ plans.

downArow

16 December

Image Courtesy : impawards.com

3. 1971
Based on a true story, this movie depicts how six Indian soldiers try to escape after being captured by the Pak army. The courage of our soldiers as they persevere with their plan, despite challenges, is inspiring. The movie is a tribute to the countless unsung heroes of our wars and a salute to their sacrifices.

downArow

1971

Image Courtesy : wikipedia.com

4. Gunday
Thousands of families were separated during the war for Bangladesh’s independence. Gunday presents a fictitious account of two friends displaced after the 1971 war. It shows how wars result in loss of identities and leads people into a life of crime. The movie touches upon the challenges faced by refugees and their struggle for survival.

‘Dum Maaro Dum’

Gunday

Image Courtesy : thenational.ae

5. The Ghazi Attack
This underwater war movie is inspired by true events that took place in 1971, when Pakistan’s submarine PNS Ghazi enters Indian waters. PNS Ghazi sinks off the coast of Visakhapatnam. The movie highlights the Indo-Pak conflict in the area, and the courageous efforts of the Indian navy to save INS Vikrant.

For the film

Ghazi Attack

Image Courtesy : bollymoviereviewz.com
Watch all the movies and more on watch.tatasky.com

Comments

Your email address will not be published.

related articles

  • entertainment
    Bollywood’s father-kid jodis that we can’t get enough of

    The year 2018 seems to be a special one for Sonam Kapoor. She has been in the limelight for her much- talked about wedding and a high-spirited film ab.. Read more
    0
  • entertainment
    10 hilarious tweets by none other than the Kanye ‘Pablo’ West

    He is a singer, songwriter, music producer, fashion designer and the provider of hilariously thought-provoking tweets and memes. Kanye West has no fil.. Read more
    1
  • entertainment
    Best Koffee With Karan Moments

    Did someone say Bollywood drama? Talking about Bollywood, there’s this person in the industry who is loved by all, the one who is a typical drama di.. Read more
    0
  • entertainment
    Ten movies that made us fall in love with Madhuri Dixit

    Madhuri Dixit ruled the roost in the 90s. The versatile diva wowed us with that charismatic smile that lit up the screen, making us count the minutes .. Read more
    0
  • entertainment
    The Times Are A Changing

    Born on May 24th, in Duluth, Minnesota – Robert Allen Zimmerman, also known as Bob Dylan, is an American singer-songwriter. With a unique voice, bri.. Read more
    0
  • entertainment
    What not to expect from Deadpool 2

    He is back to earn the much-coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover. Deadpool along with Dopinder, Cable and the X-force is in motion. Let’.. Read more
    0
  • entertainment
    Up, close and personal with Dan and Shuili

    Its trailer first got people wondering about what October was all about. And now the movie has released to favourable reviews. Meet Dan and Shuili, an.. Read more
    0
  • entertainment
    Iconic Madhuri Dixit Performances

    The Dhak-Dhak girl of Bollywood has been our favourite since the beginning. Be it her dance, her acting, her looks or her adaa, Madhuri Dixit has been.. Read more
    0
  • entertainment
    When Bollywood stars descended on Hollywood

    1. Priyanka Chopra Priyanka Chopra, who has logged millions of miles shuttling between Bollywood and Hollywood, is the latest export that has captured.. Read more
    0
logoblog

Subscribe to our newsletter

Show us your love by hitting the 'subscribe button'
and we'll send the latest in entertainment, straight to your inbox.