The Jalianwala Bagh Massacre or Amritsar massacre is a catastrophic massacre that occurred on 13th April, 1919. This pre-Independence attack by the British army on the Indian civilians led to 379 casualties and many injured.
Why not commemorate this event by watching some patriotic movies with your family and friends this April?
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Looking for some patriotic Bollywood movie recommendations? Check out these movies:
Uri: The Surgical Strike
The catastrophic attack on the Indian comrades in Uri sparks a retaliation attack showcasing the valour of Indian soldiers. The main character of Major Vihan Singh Shergil reminds us of the incredible patience and courage of the Indian soldiers. Directed by Aditya Dhar, this movie stars Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal, among others. Watch this thrilling Bollywood movie in HD with a HD set-top box.
Rang De Basanti
The film starts on the grounds of Delhi University showcasing the unexplored parallels of youths in India before Independence.
The plot of the movie revolves around six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the freedom fighters from their past. This adventure of shooting a documentary lead them to relive the heroic struggle of India to achieve independence from the British kingdom. Directed by Rakesh Mehra, this movie is a super hit among young patriots in India.
Chak De India
This entertaining Bollywood sports film showcases the Indian women’s National Field Hockey team win. This film entails the legacy of the partition of India, racism, religious diversity, and regional prejudice. Sharukh Khan plays the role of Kabir Khan who is the coach of the Indian Women’s National Hockey Team. He strives to train his all-girls team to emerge victorious in the finals match. Directed by Shimit Amin, this is a must-watch movie on the Jalianwala Massacre Day on 13th April.
This film was showcased at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. It showcases the story of thousands of middle-class Indian youths, who wants to break free and follow their dreams. It shows the complexities of youth through the most challenging phase of their lives. It is a very relatable movie and a must-watch for teenagers and young people.
This movie portrays the ongoing brain drain of Indians moving to other countries in search of greener pastures. It revolves around the life of an NRI who works in Nasa and how his visit to a village changes his life along with the lives of many villagers. This movie inspired many NRIs to come back to the country and work for India.
Travel back in time in the era of British raj while watching this legendary Bollywood movie. The story showcases the poor farmers approach their local ruler to request exemption from annual tax. They put their bet on a game of cricket between the Indian farmers and the British rulers. This movie also features some musical hits that received many awards.
These are some of the patriotic movies to enjoy this Jalianwala Bagh Massacre Day this 13th April.