Gandhi to Lagaan: 5 patriotic films to watch on Independence Day

Independence Day 2023: 5 iconic films that pay homage to our freedom fighters and are patriotic. Gandhi to Lagaan are films that will instill patriotism. by Amrita Ghosh

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Rang De Basanti

It follows a group of Indian students who are cast in a documentary about the Indian independence movement and how they become emotionally connected with the sacrifices of leaders

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Ashutosh Gowarikar intertwines sports, romance, patriotism. Set during British colonial rule the film follows Bhuvan as he leads a group of villagers in a high-stakes cricket match

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The legend of Bhagat Singh

It is a biographical film, Ajay Devgn pays homage to the revolutionary Bhagat Singh, a young freedom fighter who defied the British Empire with his fearless acts of resistance

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Directed by Richard Attenborough and played by Ben Kingsley, Gandhi is a biographical film of Mahatma Gandhi. The film has attained cult status now

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Mangal Pandey: The Rising

Directed by Ketan Mehta is a historical biographical drama that depicts the life of Mangal Pandey, an Indian soldier who played a pivotal role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857

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