Top 5 Movies To Watch On Independence Day 2021: Top Independence Day Movies

As 75th Independence Day is approaching & you can literally smell the patriotism in the air, we bring to you a list of top 5 movies to watch on Independence Day 2021. A list of top independence Day movies is given below.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Aug 13, 2021 11:01 IST
Top 5 Movies To Watch On Independence Day 2021: Top Independence Day Movies
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As the entire nation is geared up to celebrate the diamond jubilee of India's independence Colonial Raj on 15th August 2021, we bring to you a list of the top 5 movies to watch  on Independence Day 2021. Here is a complete list of top Independence day movies.

Top 5 Movies To Watch On Independence Day 2021-

Rang De Basanti

Release Date: 27 January 2006

Star Cast: Aamir Khan, Siddharth R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Kunal Kapoor, Alice Patten, Soha Ali Khan, & Waheeda Rehman

Where To Watch: Netflix 

Director- Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Image Source- TOI
Image Source- TOI

The film follows a British film student who travels to India to document the story of five freedom fighters of the Indian revolutionary movement. She befriends and casts five youngsters in the film, which prompts them to fight against the organized corruption in the Indian federal system. 


Release Date- 12th August 2021

Star Cast: Sidharth Malhotra & Kiara Advani 

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video 

Director: Vishnuvardhan

Sidharth Malhotra starrer Shershaah is an upcoming biographical war action film based on the 1999 Kargil war. The movie traces the life journey of Param Vir Chakra awardee and army captain Vikram Batra who sacrificed his life fighting for the motherland.


Release Date- 23 January 2015

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Madhurima Tuli, Danny Denzongpa, Rana Daggubati, Taapsee Pannu, Kay Kay Menon, Amar Talwar, Sushant Singh, Mikaal Zulfiqar, & Anupam Kher

Where To Watch: Disney+ Hotstar 

Image source- The Indian Express
Image source- The Indian Express 

The plot follows the last mission of 'BABY' a temporary task force headed by Feroz Ali Khan formed in response to the 2008 Mumbai attacks whose job is to find and eliminate terrorists who are planning attacks in India. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the movie is termed a nail-biting thriller and one of the best espionage movies of Indian Cinema. 


Release Date- 21 March 2019

Cast: Akshay Kumar & Parineeti Chopra

Director: Anurag Singh

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video

image source- India TV News
image source- India TV News

This movie tells the story of events leading to the Battle of Saragarhi, a battle between 21 soldiers of the 36th Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army and 10,000 Afridi and Orakzai Pashtun tribesmen in 1897.  It grossed over ₹207.09 crores globally, becoming one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of 2019.


Release Date- 13th June 1997

Cast: Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Jackie Shroff, Akshaye Khanna, Raakhee, Tabu, Sudesh Berry, Pooja Bhatt, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, & Puneet Issar

Director: J. P. Dutta

Where To Watch- Zee5, MX Player

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image source- TOI

Probably the most famous patriotic to have ever been made in India. Border portrays the combined effort of the Indian Airforce (IAF) & the Indian Army to thwart a major Pakistani offensive at the Longewala post on the Rajasthan border during the 1971 Indo-Pak war.