Rang De Basanti
It is one of the most exceptional films ever made in Bollywood. It discusses the issue of corruption, ideologies of the youth and the meaning of patriotism for every generation. The characters, dialogues and the story itself are so relatable that everyone gets connected to it. Every actor has nailed their performance, and it definitely should be in everyone's must watch list.
It revolves around an NRI who returns to his country and observes the problems of the rural India. He notices the inconsistency of the electricity supply and decides to build a hydroelectric power generator. Caste-based discrimination, child marriage, illiteracy are also some of the issues discussed in the movie.
3. ‘A Wednesday!’
A Wednesday tells the story of a common man's frustration towards the terrorist attacks. It is an impactful film with a gripping storyline.
are in the leads, and they have done a superb job. It also inspired Tamil, Telugu and American films.
Sarfarosh revolves around the ACP of Mumbai who is on a mission to stop cross-border arms smuggling and terrorism. The backstory that inspired the protagonist to join the police force is inspiring. All the scenes are very impactful.
and Naseeruddin Shah have done complete justice to their roles.
5. ‘Chak De India’
The movie revolves around a former hockey player who was termed a traitor for losing the match against Pakistan. He returns as the coach of the Indian women's national hockey team to clear his name and prove his love for his country. The film got a great response and proved to be a hit at the box office.
It tells the story of the Chittagong armoury raid that took place during British India, led by a school teacher, Surya Sen and his comrades. The story revolves around a young boy named Jhunku.
has brilliantly portrayed the character of Surya Sen.
It is a period film based on the time of the British Raj. It shows how Indians were exploited and were charged high taxation, and how the game of cricket played an important part in changing their lives. The film received many praises and also became India's third entry in the Academy Awards.
Lakshya revolves around an aimless young man who discovers himself after joining the Indian Army. The movie very impressively shows the transition in the protagonist where he transforms from a spoiled brat to a brave soldier who knows his responsibility towards his country.
The Legend Of Bhagat Singh
This movie gives details about the life of the Indian freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh. It also discusses the incidents that encouraged him to join the Indian Independence Movement. Critics gave it great reviews but sadly it was not a box office hit.
It was touching film, discussing the lives of the Indian soldiers and their families. It showcases the Battle of Longewala that happened during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971. It was a commercial success and ended up winning many awards.