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Independence Day special: Ignite the spirit of patriotism with these Bollywood blockbusters

The most special day for any nation is when it broke free from shackles of colonizers and attained Independence. August 15, therefore, is the date for Indians that evokes powerful feelings of patriotism and love for the motherland. No matter where you go, the country you were born in will always be special.

So this Independence Day, let the patriotic fervor take over and take a look at these films that will make you say ‘Mera Bharat Mahaan’!

The Legend of Bhagat Singh 

Bhagat Singh was a legend who fought bravely against the British until he was hanged at the young age of 23. His biopic, ‘The Legend of Bhagat Singh’ stars Ajay Devgn in the lead role.

Lagaan

Listed in Time magazine’s ‘The All-Time 25 Best Sports Movies’, ‘Lagaan’ is a movie set in the times when the British ruled India. The movie triggers powerful feelings of patriotism through the most popular sport in India- cricket.

Rang De Basanti 

The movie is about a foreigner (Sue) who visits India to make a film on Indian freedom fighters and meets a group of friends. What follows is the group’s fight against injustice, similar to India’s fight against the British. Read More

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