From 'Lagaan' to 'Border' & many more: 10 movies & shows to watch on Netflix and Prime Video this Republic Day

Whether you wish to be inspired by the tales of true heroes or simply entertained by an enchanting all-girls expedition, here are all the shows and films you can watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video-

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Things to watch on Republic Day

Things to watch on Republic Day

As we gear up to celebrate the spirit of Republic Day, here is the perfect list of shows and films to make your long weekend extra special. Whether you wish to be inspired by the tales of true heroes or simply entertained by an enchanting all-girls expedition, here are all the shows and films you can watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video-

Swades - A Journey of Heart and Home

Swades  - A Journey of Heart and Home

Embark on a soul-searching expedition back to the roots with Shah Rukh Khan in Swades. This heartwarming tale of self-discovery and nation-building goes beyond the conventional realms of cinema. As the narrative unfolds, witness the transformative power of reconnecting with one's heritage and the profound impact of individual efforts on community and nation. Swades is a heartfelt ode to the spirit of India and a powerful reminder of the importance of embracing one's roots in the journey of self-realisation.

Lagaan - Timeless Masterpiece of Patriotism

Lagaan  - Timeless Masterpiece of Patriotism

Cricket, drama, and a dash of patriotism – Lagaan is a timeless masterpiece that demands a special place in your Republic Day marathon. This cinematic gem transcends the boundaries of a mere sports movie; it's a celebration of resilience, unity, and the triumph of the human spirit. Set against the backdrop of colonial India, Lagaan skillfully weaves together the threads of an underdog village team challenging oppressive British rulers through the game of cricket. As you embark on this cinematic journey, get ready to cheer for victory, revel in the spirit of camaraderie, and be inspired by the indomitable will of the characters. 

Border

Border

Border is a film that is evergreen for anyone who is feeling patriotic and wants to go on a nostalgic trip. Its song ‘Sandese Aate Hain’ redefines iconic. With mind-blowing action with power-packed performances by the lead Sunny Deol and an ensemble cast including Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, Jackie Shroff, Sudesh Berry and Puneet Issar, the film is set during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. Border follows a group of soldiers from the Indian army who are on a mission to guard a strategically important border post. The film was released in 1997 and turned out to be the ultimate favourite film of audiences and continues to be so. A treat for all Sunny Deol fans on Republic Day, the film is a must-watch!

The Forgotten Army - Azaadi Ke Liye

The Forgotten Army -  Azaadi Ke Liye

Directed by Kabir Khan, The Forgotten Army - Azaadi Ke Liye sheds light on the journey of  Lieutenant Surinder Sodhi and other Indian soldiers, who march towards the capital with the war cry 'Challo Dilli' to gain Indian independence from colonial rule during World War II. Headlined by Sunny Kaushal and Sharvari, the series is inspired by true events about the lives of men and women in the Japanese collaborating Indian National Army, led by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Besides Sunny and Sharvari, it stars M. K. Raina, Rohit Chaudhary, Shruti Seth, and Akhil Iyer in pivotal roles. 

Khakee: The Bihar Chapter - Unveiling Courage and Sacrifice

Khakee: The Bihar Chapter - Unveiling Courage and Sacrifice

Explore the untold tales of courage and sacrifice in Khakee: The Bihar Chapter. This gripping addition to your binge-watching marathon unfolds a narrative that delves deep into the heart of the challenges faced by law enforcement officers. Brace yourself for a riveting experience as the characters navigate through complex situations, showcasing the indomitable spirit that defines our nation.

Shershaah

Shershaah

Shershaah is a biographical film based on the life of Capt. Vikram Batra, a PVC awardee and valiant Indian soldier. It follows Batra’s journey, from dreaming of becoming a soldier to sacrificing his life for the nation.  His unwavering zeal and courage in pursuing Pakistani soldiers out of Indian territory played a significant role in India's eventual victory in the Kargil War in 1999.  Sidharth Malhotra’s performance, his chemistry with Kiara Advani, and the soulful music of the film will surely move you to tears.

The Railway Men - Honoring the Unsung Heroes

The Railway Men  - Honoring the Unsung Heroes

Embark on an emotional journey as The Railway Men takes you through a tale inspired by the unsung heroes who laid the tracks for saving our nation during its worst disaster. The Railway Men resonates deeply with the values of resilience and selflessness, making it a fitting addition to your Republic Day watchlist and a tribute to the indomitable spirit that defines our nation

Lagaan - Timeless Masterpiece of Patriotism

Lagaan  - Timeless Masterpiece of Patriotism

Add another gem to your Republic Day watchlist with Lakshya. This film takes you on a journey of self-discovery as a young man finds purpose and determination in the face of challenges. Witness the transformation and growth of the protagonist as he navigates the complexities of life, echoing the essence of the Republic Day spirit.

Raazi

Raazi

Based on Harinder Singh Sikka's book ‘Calling Sehmat,’ Raazi chronicles a real-life tale of a 20-year-old Kashmiri girl, Sehmat, who agrees to marry a Pakistani army officer. Disguised as a housewife, she works as an undercover spy for India during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.  The riveting story focuses on two people who fall in love while serving their countries. Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal's performances in Raazi will not only make you fall in love with the story but will also remind you of the hardships of people who dedicate their lives to their countries.

Indian Police Force

Indian Police Force

Indian Police Force - The seven-episode series pays a heartfelt tribute to the selfless service, unwavering commitment, and fierce patriotism of Indian police officers who put everything on the line in their call of duty to keep the nation safe. It keeps the audience hooked till the end with edge-of-the-seat action, drama, and suspense. The series is a mass entertainer, marking director Rohit Shetty’s much-awaited debut on OTT and the latest chapter in his iconic Cop Universe. It stars Sidharth Malhotra, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, and Vivek Oberoi in the lead roles.

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Swadesh and shershah my favorite ones

1 months ago

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