Not only love stories, horror comedies and biopics but also the production of patriotic films has increased in Bollywood in recent times. Some Bollywood heroes like John Abraham, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn act in at least one film in this genre every year. The films are doing well at the box office as audiences are also eager to watch the war with border countries and the heroic battles of Indian soldiers on the silver screen. With this, many film production companies are making patriotic films. Some Bollywood patriotic films coming soon …
Attack, Satyameva Jayate2
Bollywood hero John Abraham has had good success with patriotic films like ‘Paramanu’ and ‘Satyameva Jayate’. He plays the protagonist in two other patriotic films. The upcoming film ‘Attack’ is based on real events in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai. The story unfolds in the context of a military operation. It stars Jacqueline Fernandez and Rakul Preet Singh as the heroines. Lakshyaraj Anand is introducing himself as the director. ‘Attack’ is likely to come to the forefront of the audience in the second half of this year.
‘Satyameva Jayate 2’ starring John Abraham also opens with a patriotic theme. The film is set to release on May 13. The film will show how the country is suffering due to inequalities in society and the irregularities of politicians. John Abraham plays a double role in this. The producers have announced that it will be released on May 13 on the occasion of Eid but it remains to be seen whether it will be released on that day due to Corona.
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar seems to be answering the bullet with a bullet. ‘Suryavanshi’ starring him was also screened in a patriotic setting. Akshay will be seen in the role of Anti-Terrorist Squad Chief. Rohit Shetty is the director. The film, which is scheduled to release on April 30, has been postponed to Corona Second Wave.
‘Sham’ opens with the life story of the first Field Marshal Manek Shah in independent India. Directed by Meghna Gulzar. He broke the backs of the enemy with his tactics in the 1971 war with Pakistan. Participated in a total of five wars and won victories for the country. Vicky Kaushal plays the role of Sam Mane Ksha in a film that is shaping up with the story of such a warrior.
The life of Major Sandeep Unni Krishnan, who lost his life in the Mumbai terror attacks, is coming to the silver screen with the title ‘Major’. Adivishesh plays the role of Unni Krishnan. Mahesh Babu is co-producing the film with Sony Pictures on a pan-India basis. It is directed by Sasikiran Tikka, who received a hit with the film ‘Spy’. The film is set to release on July 2.
‘Bhuj’ is a film set against the backdrop of the 1971 Indo-Pakistani war. At the time, Bhuj Airport was in-charge of the Indian Air Force Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik. The Bhuj airport was damaged in the war and was rebuilt on a war footing and made available to the army. The film is based on the thrilling incident of Vijay Karnik and his team rebuilding an airbase for the Indian Air Force, along with 300 women from a village called Madhapur near Bhuj. Abhishek Dudayya is the director. Starring Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt and Sonakshi Sinha. Coming soon on Disney Plus Hotstar.
Tejas, Manikarnika Returns: The Legend of Didda
Kangana Ranaut, who entertained the audience as the heroine Jhansi Lakshmiboy with ‘Manikarnika’, is currently acting in the movie ‘Tejas’. In it she will appear as a fighter pilot. The film opens with the spirit of courage and sacrifice of women pilots working for national defense in the Air Force. Filming is currently taking place in the deserts of Rajasthan. Sarvesh Mewara is introducing himself as the director. Along with Tejas, Kangana is also starring in ‘Manikarnika Returns: The Legend of Didda’. Based on the biography of Kashmiri princess Didda. This Kashmiri princess defeated Ghazni Muhammad in two wars.
‘Sher Shah’ is a patriotic film based on the life story of Parama Veera Chakra award winning captain Vikram Batra. Siddharth Malhotra is the protagonist. Siddharth also plays Vikram Batra and his twin brother Vishal. Kiara Advani is the heroine. This is the first Hindi film for Tamil director Vishnuvardhan. The film is set to release on July 2.
Applause Entertainments is releasing ‘Iftikhar’ based on the life story of Major Mohit Sharma of the Para Special Forces. Mohit Sharma has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist organization under the name of Iftikhar Bhat as a covert. He conveyed the secrets of the enemy to the army. After the death of Mohit Sharma, the government honored him with the Ashoka Chakra award. The film is set to start shooting in September this year. Will be released on the occasion of Independence Day next year. Casting is in progress.