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Must-Watch Army Movies For Indians To Never Forget Those Who Live & Die For Their Country!

Must-Watch Army Movies For Indians To Never Forget Those Who Live & Die For Their Country!

must-watch army movies for Indians

Art has remained a way to stir our souls for patriotism. No matter what might be your background, being part of the family of this populous nation, here are some must-watch army movies for Indians!

chalo aaj fir ek dafa woh nazare yaad kare,

shahido ke dil mein thi jo jwala vo yaad kare,

jisme behkar azadi pahuchi thi kinare pe,

deshbhakto ke khoon ki vo dhara yaad kare.

“How’s the josh?” to know about the must-watch army movies for Indians to make your heart pound with pride and motivate you to do your part for the nation!

  1. 1971 (2007)

IMDb: 8.1 

Directed by Amrit Sagar

Written by Piyush Mishra

Duration: 2h 16min

Available on Youtube

  • Based on the actual event of the prisoner of war after the Indo-Pakistan war 1971.
  • Manoj Bajpayee, Ravi Kisan, Piyush Mishra, Deepak Dobriyal and others played as star-cast in the movie.
  • Won the National Film Award for Best feature film Hindi at 55th National film award.

1971 movie

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  1. Border (1997)

IMDb: 7.9

Directed by J.P. Dutta

Written by J.P. Dutta

Duration: 2h 56min

Available on Amazon

  • The movie is based on the true story of the Indo-Pakistan war 1971.
  • When a small Indian battalion in the Longewala Region goes against the Pakistan large strike force.

Border movie

via youtube

  1. Lakshya (2004)

IMDb: 7.9

Directed by Farhan Akhtar

Written by Javed Akhtar

Duration: 3hr 5min

Available on Netflix

  • Farhan Akhtar debuted his first film as a director.
  • A war-drama based movie. The movie is amongst the most inspiring stories for all army aspirants!
  • The cast includes Amitabh Bachchan, Hritik Roshan, and Preity Zinta.


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  1. Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)

 IMDb: 8.2

Directed by Aditya Dhar

Written by Aditya Dhar, Sayed Turan

Duration: 2hr 18min

Available on Netflix

  • Aditya Dhar debuted his career as a director and writer.
  •  Based on the URI attack 2016.
  • Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Yami Gautam, Mohit Raina, and Kirti Kulhari any many more.

Uri: The Surgical Strike

via youtube

  1. Tango Charlie

IMDb: 6.0

Directed by Mani Shankar

Written by Mani Shankar

Duration: 2h 22min

Available on Amazon Prime

  • The cast includes Ajay Devgan, Bobby Deol, Sanjay Dutt and Sunil Shetty.
  • An army officer undergoes ups & downs on a particular mission. In the process, he learns the true meaning of war.

Tango Charlie

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  1. Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty (2014)

IMDb: 7.2

Directed by A.R. Murugadoss

Written by A.R. Murugadoss

Duration: 2h 50min

Available on Amazon Prime

  • Army officer Virat came back to Mumbai for the Holidays.
  • He accidentally caught a terrorist. His mission is to fail him in his motives with the help of his friends.

Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty

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  1. Shaurya: Takes Courage to Make Right…Right (2008)

IMDb: 7.3

Directed by Samar Khan 

Written by Samar Khan, Jaydeep sarkar, Aparnaa Malhotra

Duration: 2h 29min

Available on Amazon Prime

  • The Star cast includes Kay Kay Menon, Rahul Bose, Javed Jaffrey, Deepak Dobriyal and many others.
  • An army lawyer saves the office from killing his commanding officer and ensures the reputation of the army.

Shaurya: Takes Courage to Make Right

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As much as these must-watch army movies for Indians remind us of patriotism, one is also reminded of the harsh realities of war! And so, we will end this blog with the following quote by General JJ Singh,

“We fight to win and win with a knockout because there are no runners up in war.” –General JJ Singh

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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