India is celebrating 45th Vijay Diwas on December 16 to commemorate its victory against Pakistan in the Indo-Pak War 1971. The day is observed to pay tributes to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the nation. On this special day, we bring to you the list of top five Bollywood patriotic movies to ignite the feeling of patriotism:
JP Dutta's Border was based on the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971. It is a classic movie, in which Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna and Jackie Shroff were seen in key roles. The film depicts incidents related to the liberation of Bangladesh from the clutches of Pakistan. The movie was a box-office hit.
Farhan Akhtar's Lakshya starred Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan and Preity Zinta in pivotal roles. The movie is not inspired by any incident and is a fictional account of various events of Kargil War.
Nana Patekar-starrer Krantiveer was an action crime movie directed by Mehul Kumar. It remains a landmark film for its strong subject that raises the importance of citizens' role in uprooting corruption and greed. The film had dared to take potshots at many politicians.
Rang De Basanti
Multi-starrer Rang De Basanti is undeniably one of the best films of Aamir Khan. The movie deals with a few youngsters who wage war against the powerful people responsible for the death of an honest flight lieutenant in the Indian Air Force.
LOC Kargil, JP Dutta's creation, was a war epic based on the Kargil War fought between India and Pakistan. The multi-starrer movie tries to showcase the Indian Army's bravery in the battlefield and the film had a run-time of over four hours.