Conflict attracts Indians, people love seeing their soldiers and experience the atmosphere of war. And Bollywood have been fortunate enough to have skillful directors who can direct some stunning war scenes extremely close to reality. Here are some war movies that you definitely need to watch.
1. Uri- The Surgical Strike
Based on the 2016 Indian army’s surgical strikes on Pakistan administrated Kashmir. The film is written and directed by Aditya Dhar and features big names like Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam and Mohit Raina in the lead role.
The film was produced by Ronnie Screwvala under his movie banner RVPS movies. The film was super-hit and bagged huge amount of money from overseas as well.
Border is the most nostalgic film in Bollywood for many fans, especially its soundtracks. The film was released back in 1997 and it is based on the Indo-Pak war of 1971. The J.P Dutta directorial features, Sunny Deol, Akshaye Khanna, Sunil Shetty and Jacki Shroff in the lead roles.
Kesari is one of the finest war movies ever made in the Indian Cinema. Based on the world battle of Saragarhi is revolved around the life of Havildar Ishar Singh who was a participant of the battle. The Anurag Singh directorial features Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra in the lead roles.
4. Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Sathiyo
One of the evergreen films made in Bollywood. The film can still give you goosebumps. The Anil Sharma directorial is based on the famous holy temple Amernath attacks.
The film was released back in 2004 and the star-studded cast includes, Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol and Amitabh Bachchan.
5. Tango Charlie
Another Bobby Deol film in the list. The film was released back in 2005 and it revolves around the life of Tarun Chauhan played by Deol, who from a police recruit becomes a war-hardened fighter in the Indian border security force.
The cast includes, Ajay Devgan, Nendana Sen along with Deol.
The Sajid Nadiawala production is a period war drama film set during the World War II. The film features big names like Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut in the lead roles while the film is directed by none other than the great Vishal Bhardwaj.
7. LOC Kargil
Based on the Kargil war between Pakistan and India. The J.P Dutta directorial features Sanjay Dutt, Saif Ali Khan, Ajay Devgan and Karan Nath in the lead roles. Released in 2003 film received appreciation from the critics.
The movie will glue you to your seat. The Akshay Kumar starrer is about a Kuwaiti-Indian businessman who rescues the lives of hundreds of Indians living in Kuwait. The Raja Krishna Menon directorial also featured among the 2016 Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India.
Nimrat Kaur was also praised for her acting in the film, she played the wife of Akshay in the film.
Directed by Farhan Akhtar, Lakshya is a story of an aimless man who after getting into Army finds what he was born for. The lead cast includes Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta in the lead roles.
The story of the film is written by living legend, Javed Akhtar.
10. Mission Kashmir
Another Hrithik Roshan film, Mission Kashmir is a roller coaster ride. A young boy decides to take things in his hand which his family gets killed accidentally by the police officer. It shows what makes people become terrorists.
The cast of the film includes, Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Dutt, Preity Zinda and Jackie Shroff in the lead roles.