List Of Top Indian Army Movies: 10 Best Indian Army Based Movies

Today present to a list of top 10 movies based on the Indian Army that showcase the courage & valor of our soldiers. Lis of top Indian Army movies including the new ones has been given below.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jan 15, 2022 13:46 IST
List Of Top Indian Army Movies: 10 Best Indian Army Based Movies
Indian Army Based movies

The Indian Army embodies valor, glory, dedication, and duty. The Indian military protects billions of people in our country from external threats by acting as a shield. The Army's fearless men and women leave their families and risk their lives so that we can be with our friends and families. A list Of Top Indian Army Movies has been given below. The list includes the 10 best Indian Army-based movies that you should definitely check. 

10 Best Indian Army Based Movies

Prahaar: The Final Attack

Release Date: November 29, 1991

Director: Nana Patekar

Where To Watch: Jio Cinema

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image Source- Eros Now

Prahaar is the story of Major Chavan, a tough and stern soldier, trained to destroy the enemy. He can see the enemy on our borders but is unaware of the invisible enemy within ourselves 

LOC: Kargil

Release Date: December 25, 2003

Director: J. P. Dutta

Where To Watch: MX Player 

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Image Source- HT

LOC is dedicated to our soldiers' bravery and selflessness in laying down their lives to protect ours. The Legend of the LOC is a story about sacrifice, patriotism, and bravery. It makes us realize how a soldier risks his or her life to save civilians he or she doesn't even know.

Uri: The Surgical Strike

Release Date: 28 Dec 2018

Director: Aditya Dhar

Where To Watch: Zee5

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Image Source- The Print

Uri chronicles the events of the surgical strike conducted by the Indian military against the suspected militants in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). It tells the story of the 11 tumultuous events over which the operation was carried out.


Release Date: April 4, 2008

Director: Samar Khan

Where To Watch: Zee5 

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image source- soldier2ndlife

The story follows Capt. Javed Khan, an Indian Army officer who is accused of murdering his commanding officer, Major Rathod. The issue arises when Javed Khan refuses to defend himself and accepts responsibility for the crime. 


Release Date: March 9, 2007

Director: Amrit Sagar

Where To Watch: Jio Cinema

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Image Source- Fuzion productions

Based on true events, the film follows six brave soldiers as they flee the clutches of the Pakistani army and risk their lives with honor, courage, and sacrifice on their way home.


Release Date: 13th June 1997

Director: J. P. Dutta

Where To Watch: Zee5 

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Image Source- TOI

Regarded as the best Indian war movie to date, Border featured a huge star cast of Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Jackie Shroff, Akshaye Khanna, Raakhee, Tabu, Sudesh Berry, Pooja Bhatt, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, & Puneet Issar in lead roles. The movie amassed a whopping ₹65.57 crore at the box office. 


Release Date- 12th August 2021

Star Cast: Sidharth Malhotra & Kiara Advani 

Director: Vishnuvardhan

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video

Sidharth Malhotra starrer Shershaah is a 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.

Bhuj: The Pride of India

Release Date- 13 August 2021

Star Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sharad Kelkar, Sonakshi Sinha, Ammy Virk, Pranitha Subhash, Nora Fatehi, & Ihana Dhillon

Director: Abhishek Dudhaiya

Where To Watch: Disney+ Hotstar

The story of Bhuj is set during the 1971 India-Pakistan war and recounts the account of how 300 ladies from a town in Gujarat helped the Indian Air Force in recreating the airbase that was obliterated in the PAF ground strikes. Ajay Devgn fills the role of Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik. 


Release Date- 21 March 2019

Cast: Akshay Kumar & Parineeti Chopra

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video

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image source- India TV News

Directed by Anurag Singh, the 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

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Release Date: June 18, 2004

Director: Farhan Akhtar

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image source- mythgyaan

Released almost 18 years back, this Military-drama film is considered the best acting performance of Hrithik Roshan to date. The movie is about an aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man (Hrithik Roshan) who joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero. 

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