From Border to Jab Tak Hai Jaan: A look at films celebrating the spirit of the Indian Army

FP Staff

Jan,15 2018 17:20 54 IST

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Based on the Indo-Pak war of 1971, JP Dutta's Border (1997) follows the young men who came together to fight the bloody Battle of Longewala. The film boasts a cast filled with many Bollywood stalwarts including Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Suniel Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, Tabu and Rakhi. YouTube screengrab

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LOC Kargil (2003) pays tribute to the martyrs who laid down their lives during the Kargil War in 1999.

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Farhan Akhtar's Lakshya (2004) tells the story of Karan Shergill (Hrithik Roshan), a purposeless upper-middle-class brat who matures into a war hero after joining the army. YouTube screengrab

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Shaurya is courtroom drama with striking similarities to Aaron Sorkin's screenplay for A Few Good Men. It stars Kay Kay Menon, Rahul Bose, Javed Jaffrey, Deepak Dobriyal and Minissha Lamba. YouTube screengrab

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Filmmaker Yash Chopra’s last directorial effort Jab Tak Hai Jaan saw Shah Rukh Khan play a soldier for the first time. YouTube screengrab