15 best movies about Indian Army.

Here are 15 best movies about Indian Army, Navy or Air Force.

1. Border (1997).

– Border is the most popular Indian war films featuring Indian Army and Air Force. This war epic depicts the Battle of Longewala during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. It showcases the bravery and camaraderie of Indian soldiers. The film featured big stars like Sunny Deol, Suniel Shetty, Akshay Khanna, Jackie Shroff in an ensamble cast

2. Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019).

Directed by Aditya Dhar, this film is based on the true events of the surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army against militant camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in retaliation for the Uri attack of 2016.

3. Lakshya (2004).

Directed by Farhan Akhtar, this coming-of-age war drama stars Hrithik Roshan as a young man who finds purpose and direction by joining the Indian Army and participating in the Kargil War.

4. The Ghazi Attack (2017).

“The Ghazi Attack” is a Bollywood war film released in 2017. Directed by Sankalp Reddy, the film is inspired by true events and is India’s first underwater war film. It was simultaneously shot in Telugu and Hindi languages.

5. Rangoon (2017).

Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, this period drama is set during World War II and revolves around a love triangle involving a Bollywood actress, a film producer, and an Indian Army officer played by Kangana Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan, and Shahid Kapoor, respectively.

6. Paltan (2018).

Directed by J.P. Dutta, this war film depicts the Nathu La and Cho La clashes between Indian and Chinese troops along the Sikkim border in 1967.

7. Bhuj: The Pride of India (2021).

Directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, this historical war film is based on the true story of IAF Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik and his team who reconstructed the Bhuj airbase during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.

8. Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018).

Directed by Abhishek Sharma, this film is based on the nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by India at the Indian Army’s Pokhran Test Range in 1998.

9. Shaurya (2008).

Shaurya is a Bollywood film released in 2008, directed by Samar Khan. The movie falls into the genre of courtroom drama with elements of suspense and military themes. The film stars Rahul Bose, Kay Kay Menon, Minissha Lamba, and Javed Jaffrey in pivotal roles.

10. War Chod Na Yaar (2013).

War Chhod Na Yaar is a Bollywood film released in 2013, directed by Faraz Haider. It is a satirical comedy film that addresses the serious issue of Indo-Pak relations through humor and wit. The film stars Sharman Joshi, Soha Ali Khan, and Jaaved Jaaferi in lead roles, along with an ensemble cast.

11. Sam Bahadur (2023).

Sam Bahadur is based on the biography of Sam Manekshaw, who was an Indian Army Field Marshal. Manekshaw, widely known as Sam Bahadur, was the Chief of the Army Staff during the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War, which resulted in the creation of Bangladesh. He is one of the most celebrated military officers in Indian history. Actor Vicky Kaushal portrayed the titled role.

12. Shershah (2021).

Shershaah is a Bollywood biographical war film released in 2021. The film is directed by Vishnuvardhan and produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. It stars Sidharth Malhotra as Captain Vikram Batra, a decorated officer of the Indian Army who was martyred during the Kargil War in 1999. Kiara Advani also stars in the film as Vikram Batra’s fiancee, Dimple Cheema.

13. Fighter (2024).

Fighter is a 2024 Indian Hindi-language aerial action thriller directed by Siddharth Anand. The movie tells the story of top Indian Air Force aviators coming together to battle the country’s internal and external forces. It features Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, and Anil Kapoor in lead roles.

14. Haqeeqat (1964).

Haqeeqat is a 1964 Indian Hindi-language war-drama film directed and produced by Chetan Anand. The movie is set against the backdrop of the Sino-Indian War of 1962 and depicts the harsh realities faced by Indian soldiers during the war. The film stars Dharmendra, Balraj Sahni, Priya Rajvansh, Sanjay Khan, and Vijay Anand in lead roles.

15. 1971 (2007).

The 1971 Indian Hindi-language war drama film, 1971, directed by Amrit Sagar, is based on a true story of Indian prisoners of war (POWs)
captured by the Pakistan Army during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. The movie revolves around six brave soldiers who escape from the clutches of the Pakistan Army. It stars Manoj Bajpayee and is written by Piyush Mishra.