Movies About Freedom Fighters:
The Indian cinema is replete with movies that inspire the masses with stories of untold courage and bravery. Movies about freedom fighters not only inspire but also encourage people to work for the nation.
Gandhi released in the year 1982 and is based on the tallest figure in the world Mahatma Gandhi.
Starring: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen
Director: Richard Attenborough
Sardar released in the year 1993 and is a biopic based on the life of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. The movie was a tribute to the exceptional work done by the leader in the freedom struggle and in free India as well.
Starring: Paresh Rawal, Annu Kapoor, Benjamin Gilani, Tom Alter
Director: Ketan Mehta
3. Veer Savarkar
Veer Savarkar was released in the year 2001 and is a tribute to the freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar who played an instrumental role in increasing awareness amongst the masses about the freedom struggle.
Starring: Shailendra Gaur, Surendra Rajan, Navin Parihar, Mrinal Kulkarni, Pankaj Berry, Tom Alter, Bob Christo
Director: Ved Rahi
4. Shaheed Udham Singh
Shaheed Udham Singh released in the year 2000 and is based on the life of freedom fighter Udham Singh. This freedom activist dedicated his life to avenge the death of hundreds at Jallianwalan Bagh in Amritsar by General Dwyer.
Starring: Raj Babbar, Gurdas Mann, Shatrughan Sinha, Amrish Puri, Juhi Chawla
Sardar Udham Singh is a much-awaited movie scheduled to be released in 2020.
Starring: Vicky Kaushal
Director: Shoojit Sircar
The Legend of Bhagat Singh released in the year 2002. The movie is based on the most charismatic revolutionary Bhagat Singh.
Starring: Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, D Santosh, Akhilendra Mishra
Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
7. Babasaheb Ambedkar
Babasaheb Ambedkar released in the year 2000 and is based on the life and works of Bhim Rao Ambedkar who was instrumental in framing the Indian Constitution.
Starring: Mammootty, Sonali Kulkarni, Mohan Gokhale, Mrinal Kulkarni
Director: Jabbar Patel
8. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero released in the year 2004. The movie is based on the stalwart of Indian independence struggle Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose who raised the Indian National Army.
Starring: Sachin Khedekar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rajit Kapur, Divya Dutta, Arif zakaria
Director: Shyam Benegal
9. Mangal Pandey: The Rising
Mangal Pandey: The Rising released in the year 2005 and is a biopic dedicated to the life of freedom fighter Mangal Pandey.
Starring: Aamir Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Amisha Patel
Director: Ketan Mehta
10. Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey
Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey released in the year 2010. Based on the Chittagong uprising led by Surya Sen the movie is a must-watch for all.
Starring: Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sikander Kher
Director: Ashutosh Gowariker
These movies about freedom fighters will surely rekindle your love for the nation.