Indian cinema on War (from WWII 1965, 1971, 1999 Conflicts to present war on terror)by samratnigam | created - 21 Jun 2011 | updated - 22 Aug 2011 | Public
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1. Samadhi (1950)
Not Rated | 165 min | Drama
The story is based on the true incident at INA. Shekhar (Ashok Kumar) falls in love with Lilly D'Souza (Nalini Jayawant). She cheats him and they break up. Freedom struggle is going on and ... See full summary »
WWII Burma Campaign fought with Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. Ashok Kumar gives a great performance as a member of Azad hind fauj.
2. Lalkar (The Challenge) (1972)
Action, Drama, Romance
India is in a state of war with Japan and former Colonel Kapoor's sons, Rajan and Ram are both with the Indian Armed Forces. While Rajan is a Wing Commander with the Indian Air Force, Ram ... See full summary »
WWII Burma Campaign drama
5. Prem Pujari (1970)
192 min | Action, Drama, Musical
Ramdev Bakshi is the only son of widower and former Indian Army General Durgaprasad, who has been decorated several times with various medals for bravery shown in the line of duty. Alas ... See full summary »
6. Hum Dono (1961)
164 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
When an army officer is presumed dead in battle, his lookalike is tasked with breaking the news to his family. However, circumstances force him to impersonate the dead man.
War story of two look alike's during Burma Campaign of World War II and their romances.
8. Vijeta (1982)
151 min | Drama
Vijeta (The Victor) is the coming of age story of Angad (Kunal Kapoor). Confused like any other teenager trying to find himself and caught in between the marital problems of his mother ... See full summary »
10. Mission Kashmir (2000)
R | 154 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A police officer adopts the son and sole survivor of a family he has massacred while pursuing a terrorist. After some time the foster son finds out what the stepfather did.
13. Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo (2004)
193 min | Action, Drama, War
Major General Amarjeet Singh (Amitabh Bachchan) is a dedicated officer for the Indian army. His son Lieutenant Commander Vikramjeet Singh (Bobby Deol) follows in his footsteps and joins the... See full summary »
14. Tango Charlie (2005)
Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Tarun Chauhan, a rookie army officer undergoes ups and downs in his mission and learns the true meaning of 'war' to overcome his weaknesses.
15. Param Vir Chakra (1995)
170 min | War
Three friends at the national defense academy fall in love with one girl.. They pass out as officers of the Indian defense services, one becomes an army officer second the naval officers ... See full summary »
16. 1971 (2007)
PG-13 | 160 min | Action, Drama, War
Based on true facts, the film revolves around 6 brave soldiers who escape from the clutches of the Pakistan Army and risk death with honour and courage with sacrifice towards their journey home.
20. Refugee (2000)
207 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Bihar-based Manzur Ahmed, his wife, his mother, and his daughter, decide to re-locate to East Pakistan after the partitioning of Hindustan during 1948, following the tussle between Sheikh ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,723 | Gross: $0.54M
21. Sarfarosh (1999)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Drama
After his brother is killed and father severely injured by terrorists, a young med student quits his studies to join the Indian Police Service to wipe out the terrorists.
22. Aradhana (1969)
Not Rated | 169 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Arun meets Vandana during a vacation and very soon they secretly get married.Arun is a air force pilot an dies in a crash leaving pregnant Vandana heartbroken.As her marriage was never ... See full summary »
27. War & Love (2003)
Action, Romance, Thriller
The Indian army is at the Indo-Pak border to rescue the people of a Pak captured village. The troup has Lt. Col. Sarathchandran, Capt. Gopinath, Capt Vijayn and Capt Kabir in it. The Pak ... See full summary »
28. Heroes (2008)
R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Havaldar Balkar Singh, Captain Dhananjay Shergill and Lieutenant Sahil Naqvi are amongst numerous fatalities on India's side in the 1999 Kargil war against Pakistan. All 3 men had written ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,886 | Gross: $0.59M
29. Gunga Din (1939)
Approved | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.
208 min | Biography, Drama, History
The film, which is about the last five years of the Indian leader Subhas Chandra's life, also includes his life's story in flashback sequences. However, it does not cover the controversy surrounding Bose's death.
32. Zameen (2003)
154 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Colonel Ranvir and ACP Jaideep joins forces to fight against Pakistani terrorists, who hijacks an Indian airplane and demands to free their militant leader in return.
33. Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home (2004)
163 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A group of Indian POW (Prisoners Of War) rebels against Pakistani army and tries to escape from their captivity during India-Pakistan war in 1971.
36. Train to Pakistan (1998)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, War
Seen from the eyes of Hukum Chand the District Magistrate it is an account of the turmoil faced by the inhabitants of village Mano Majra in Punjab on the Indo-Pak border during the period of partition after India attained independence.
38. Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Not Rated | 213 min | Action, Drama, History
A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha.
Votes: 27,274 | Gross: $3.44M
42. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
Votes: 209,202 | Gross: $52.77M
43. Veer-Zaara (2004)
Not Rated | 192 min | Drama, Family, Musical
Veer-Zaara is a saga of love, separation, courage and sacrifice. A love story that is an inspiration and will remain a legend forever.
Votes: 45,586 | Gross: $2.92M
45. My Name Is Khan (2010)
PG-13 | 165 min | Drama
An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President of the United States seriously and embarks on a cross-country journey.
Votes: 92,106 | Gross: $4.02M
47. In the Name of God (2007)
Not Rated | 168 min | Drama
The movie deals with the difference of opinion between the westernized, educated, modern Muslims and their counterparts who follow their religion and live life in the name of 'God'.
48. New York (2009)
Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A contemporary story of 3 friends discovering a new world set against the larger than life New York City. But one day the world around them changed.
Votes: 9,614 | Gross: $0.98M
49. Fanaa (2006)
Not Rated | 168 min | Drama, Romance
A sweet blind girl Zooni meets a flirty Rehan. She ignores her friends' warnings. It's her time to discover life. Is she making the right love choice?
Votes: 29,059 | Gross: $2.10M