Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022: Top 5 Movies Based On Kargil War To Watch On This Day

Kargil War Movies: Today marks the 24th anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas when the Indian Army recaptured the Kargil Heights. The top 5 movies based on Kargil War to watch on Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022 have been listed below.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jul 26, 2022 11:42 IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022: Top 5 Movies Based On Kargil War To Watch On This Day
Kargil War Movies

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022: 24 years have passed since the start of the 60-day-long Kargil war between India and Pakistan in 1999, which resulted in India's victorious annexation of the Kargil district of Kashmir. One of India's most important wins to date, the victory against Pakistan in Kargil may be attributed to the Indian Army's tactics and the valiant men who battled for our nation. Check out our list of Top 5 movies based on the Kargil war that you should definitely watch. Kargil Vijay Diwa 2022 movies have been listed below. 

Top 5 Movies Based On Kargil War To Watch

Shershaah

Release Date: August 12, 2021

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani, Shiv Panditt, Nikitin Dheer, Anil Charanjeett, & Shataf Figar

Image source- HT
Image source- HT

The film recounts the true story of Indian soldier Capt. Vikram Batra, a PVC recipient soared to stardom and became well-known during the Kargil War in 1999. Sandeep Shrivastava wrote the screenplay, while Vishnuvardhan, in his first Hindi film, is the director. 

Tango Charlie

Release Date: March 25, 2005

Where To Watch: MX Player

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Bobby Deol, Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, Tanisha, Nandana Sen, & Kelly Dorji

Image source- Sacnilk
Image source- Sacnilk

Tango Charlie, a film starring Bobby Deol, Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, and Ajay Devgn, tells the story of the BSF and CRPF jawans, who are depicted as the unsung heroes of the battle, and how they managed riots throughout North India during the Kargil war. Doel portrays a budding fighter who becomes a young BSF soldier. 

Also Read- Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022: History, Significance & Interesting Facts About 1999 War 

Lakshya

Release Date: June 18, 2004

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video 

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Boman Irani, & Anjula Bedi

Image source- Indian Express
Image source- Indian Express 

The Kargil War serves as the setting for Farhan Akhtar's masterwork, which explores a soldier's life and how his perspective alters after he dons the Indian Army uniform. In the fictional story Lakshya, Karan Shergill enlists in the military despite having no clear life goals. As the conflict begins, he is summoned to LoC, and that becomes his ultimate objective.

LOC Kargil 

Release Date: December 19, 2003

Where To Watch: MX Player, Youtube Movies 

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgan, Nagarjuna, Saif Ali Khan, Sunil Shetty, Sanjay Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, & Abhishek Bachchan

Image source- Aaj Tak
Image source- Aaj Tak

The multi-starrer, extremely long movie is based on actual events and situations that occurred during the Kargil War. It highlights the personal lives and responsibilities that Indian troops leave behind when they go to fight while also demonstrating their unwavering dedication to the country. You gotta watch it! 

Dhoop

Release Date: November 7, 2003

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video 

Cast: Om Puri, Revathi, Gul Panag, Sanjay Suri, & Yashpal Sharma

Dhoop Movie
Dhoop Movie

You must see Dhoop to understand the suffering and sympathy felt by the families of the martyrs if you've ever wondered what happens when word of a soldier's death in battle reaches them. It is based on the life and family of Capt. Anuj Nayyar, an Indian Army man who led the fighting and gave his life in the conflict (Saif Ali Khan played him in LOC Kargil).