26th January was chosen as the Republic Day because it was on this day in 1930 when the Declaration of Indian Independence (Purna Swaraj) was proclaimed by the Indian National Congress as opposed to the Dominion status offered by British Regime. Also, on this day in 1950, the Constitution of India was signed.
This Republic Day we at UrbanAsian would like to give you 5 Bollywood movies that were released recently and which will increase your patriotism.
- Airlift: (2016)
Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, starring Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur, Airlift is about a Kuwait-based businessman who carries out the evacuation of Indians based in Kuwait during the Invasion of Kuwait by Saddam Hussein’s Iraq. The story will at some point bring tears in your eyes.
- The Ghazi Attack: (2017)
Directed by Sankalp Reddy, The Ghazi Attack is an amazing film based on the mysterious sinking of PNS Ghazi during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. The movie will bring out all the emotions in you. It will make you cry, smile, feel proud and even celebrate.
- Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran: (2018)
Directed by Abhishek Sharma and jointly written by Saiwyn Quadras, Sanyuktha Chawla Sheikh and Abhishek Sharma, Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran stars John Abraham, Diana Penty and Boman Irani. The film is based on the nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by the Indian Army at Pokhran in 1998. This movie will make you stand up and salute our Indian Army.
- Raazi: (2018)
Raazi directed by Meghna Gulzar, Raazi stars Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal in lead roles. The film is an adaptation of Harinder Sikka’s 2008 novel Calling Sehmat which is a true account of an Indian Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent who, upon her father’s request, is married into a Pakistani family of military officials to relay information to India, prior to the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
- URI: The Surgical Strike: (2019)
Written and directed by Aditya Dhar, URI stars Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal and Mohit Raina. It is about the retaliation to the 2016 Uri attack. The film released recently and has been garnered a great response by the critics as well as the audiences. A movie that must not be missed.
So this weekend start binge-watching these movies on your TV or laptop and URI in theatres.