As India enters its 71st year of constitutional enactment, one thing has remained constant over the years – our patriotism and our love for the nation. Many filmmakers and actors put blood, sweat, and tears into bringing us these stories, and we have always cherished them. These films played a very important role in conveying various social messages that have drawn lessons for all of us.
On this Republic Day as the nation embarks on a journey towards greater health and safety, Netflix will be your partner to lift your spirits and take you back in time with some of the most patriotic movies on Netflix!
The film is inspired by the true story of flight lieutenant Gunjan Saxena, who takes you on the journey of India’s first female fighter pilot who shot all weapons into the heart of the war zone in Kargil (1999). It shows that while life pelted Gunjan with many curveballs, she took it with pride and yet served the country in one of the nation’s darkest times.
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Lakshya brings the Indian heartbreaker Hrithik Roshan into a story in which an aimless, unemployed, irresponsible adult man joins the army and matures on his further journey to become a hero on the battlefield. This movie gave everyone the chills (and maybe even many the inspiration to join the forces)
The story of the armed forces, led by Ashwat, arriving in Pokhran to conduct a confidential nuclear test in which they must face the challenges of the American lacrosse satellite and local spies. With their patriotic hearts and unbreakable spirits, Ashwat and his team will battle against time to take the tests as they battle against time that keeps you on the edge of your seats.
Inspiring athletes from all over the nation, Soorma is based on the true story of Sandeep Singh, a penalty specialist for the Indian ice hockey team. Sandeep was hit by an accidental shot in the spine that left him paralyzed. Take a box of tissues while the film takes you on the journey of its comeback and re-establishes yourself as the best drag flicker, even as the captain of the Indian national ice hockey team.
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Article 15, the story that has stolen the hearts of millions of people around the world, is about a police officer who goes on a crusade against violent crimes and caste discrimination. Set in the rural heartland of India, this film takes you on a dark and gloomy path that opens many eyes.
Dangal is the biopic of Mahavir Singh Phogat who became India’s first female wrestler to win the 2010 Commonwealth Games. The film shows the fight between two female wrestlers on their way to fame in the face of social oppression.
RAW – Romeo Akbar Walter
To help his nation in times of need, Romeo is enlisted by the Indian secret service to be part of an espionage mission in a foreign country. His tactic of staying undercover during the mission will blow you away, and right then, when you are enjoying it, your heart will be in your mouth – when his cover inflates.
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When a military intelligence officer with highly sensitive information about the country in his hands becomes a villain, it is up to his mentor to finish what he started. What follows next is a race between two of the most nuanced people in the country who understand their defense operations.
Rank De Basanti
While the film takes you on a journey with six young Indians helping an English woman make a documentary about the freedom fighters from her past, remember the proud freedom struggle the country faced. As the film takes an ugly turn in politics, you connect the lives of these youths in search of justice.
Legend of Bhagat Singh
The story of one of the country’s legendary revolutionaries who put up armed resistance against British rule and helped us on our way to freedom. The film retraces his life and journey as it guides you through the numerous atrocities he has faced and tried to face – and gives you goose bumps with every step.
Indian boxer Mary Kom’s journey and the struggles she faced at every turn and how it made her stronger is an inspiring story that would bring tears to our eyes. The film shows how nothing can stop you when you are strong and courageously approaching what you want to achieve!