Republic Day: Best Patriotic Movies on Netflix to Watch on January 26
New Delhi: As the nation gears up to celebrate the 74th Republic Day, we have compiled a list of inspiring and courageous stories that will inspire patriotism and enthusiasm in you. From Major to Article 15, here are some patriotic films you can enjoy watching on Netflix.
Inspired by true events, Mission Majnu takes you back in time to discover one of India’s most important missions. Directed by Shantanu Baghsi and starring Siddharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandana in the lead roles, Mission Majnu takes on the emotions of loyalty, love, sacrifices and betrayal with an action-packed screenplay.
The film is based on the life story of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who lost his life during the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. Starring Adivi Sesh in the lead, the film chronicles the inspiring journey of this brave soldier who saves the lives of several hostages before being killed by terrorists who rioted at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. The film has previously entered the top 10 worldwide. The action drama is available in Telugu, Hindi and Malayalam.
Regimental Diaries chronicles the history of the Indian Army through the eyes of the soldiers who performed their heroic deeds. The three-season documentary series takes you through interviews and historical documents, telling the story of the Army from the Indian Army’s perspective.
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
Starring Jhanvi Kapoor, this biopic chronicles the journey of former Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena, who served the country in the Kargil War. Gunjan Saxena, popularly known as the “Kargil Girl”, flew into the war zone and saved many soldiers. He received the Saurya Veer Award in 1999 for his heroic deeds.
Based on the Kargil War, this Netflix war drama follows the life of a teenage rebel, Karan (Hrithik Roshan), who eagerly joins the Indian Army but leaves after seeing the soldiers’ tough lives. He re-enlists and demonstrates his skills by working as an officer just before the start of the war, but when this clashes with his lover, he leaves.
Aiyaary, an action thriller, is about Jai (Sidharth Malhotra), an army intelligence officer who goes rogue with highly sensitive information about the country. Abhay (Manoj Bajpai) aims to stop him from continuing what he started. A race follows between two of the most complicated people in the country, both of whom understand the nature of security operations.
Directed by Anubhav Sinha, it stars Nasser and Manoj Pahwa in lead roles. Netflix’s crime-drama tells the story of IPS officer Ayan Ranjan (Ayushmann Khurrana) who fights anti-caste violence and discrimination. An eye-opener for many, this film takes you on a dark and difficult journey into rural life in India.
Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran
Directed by Abhishek Sharma, the film features India’s biggest covert nuclear test ever—handled by a dedicated government official, Captain Ashwath Raina (John Abraham). intelligence services and conducts its own wars.