India celebrates its 75th Independence Day. On this day, celebrations are not just limited to a particular religion or caste, but an occasion for the whole country. It also serves as a reminder for citizens to appreciate the fact that we live in a free nation, thanks to the sacrifices of our ancestors. Bollywood has always been at the forefront when it comes to displaying and fueling patriotism. From movies to songs and dialogues, we love anything that makes us feel emotional and patriotic. But on closer inspection, what makes these patriotic films equally important, other than the songs and the actors, are the dialogues. On August 15, we bring you the dialogues that give us a sense of patriotism.
Here are 10 patriotic dialogues from Bollywood that will stir up the patriotic feelings in you!
Uri: The Surgical Strike
‘How’s Josh? Sir,” the dialogue needs no explanation. It became hugely popular after the film’s release.
In the movie starring Vicky Kaushal, Indian Army special forces are conducting a covert operation to retaliate against the murder of fellow armymen at their base by a terrorist group. This movie is sure to make you proud and angry at the same time.
In the film, Akshay Kumar said: “Ek angrez ne mujhse kaha tha ki tum gulam ho, Hindusthan ki dharti se darpok paida hote hai, Aaj jawab dene ka waqt aa gaya hai.”
Kesari is based on an incredible true story of the Battle of Saragarhi, in which an army of 21 Sikhs fought 10,000 Afghans in 1897.
Alia Bhattiwho plays the role of an undercover RAW agent in the film, said, ‘Watan ke aage kuch nahi, khud bhi nahi.’
Raazi focuses on a Kashmiri woman who agrees with a Pakistani army officer to spy on Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
Chak De! India
One of Shah Rukh Khan’s dialogues from the film that got immense love from the audience is: “Mujhe states kenaam na sunayi dete hain na dikhayi dete hain, sirf ek mulk kanaam sunai deta hai…INDIA.”
Chak De! India revolves around Kabir Khan, the coach of the Indian Women’s National Hockey Team, who dreams of helping his all-girls team win against all odds.
In the film, Akshay Kumar said: “Ek Catholic aurat Pradhan Mantri ki kursi ek Sikh ke liye chod deti hai … aur ek Sikh Pradhan Mantri pad ki shapath ek Muslim Rashtrapati se leta hai … us desh ki bhag daud sambhalne ke assiliyetis log hindu hai”
Namaste London revolves around a man who takes his thoroughly British daughter to his homeland of India. There he arranges her marriage to someone she considers a fool. The daughter tries to outsmart them, but the groom calmly and patiently devises his own plan.
The 2007 film directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah stars Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif. It also features Rishi Kapoor, Javed Sheikh, Upen Patel and Clive Standen in supporting roles.
Rank De Basanti
“Ab bhi jiska khoon na khaula, khoon nahin voh paani hai… joh desh ke kaam na aaye woh bekaar jawani hai” -Aamir Khan
Rang De Basanti is the story of six young Indians who assist an English woman in filming a documentary about the freedom fighters of their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long-forgotten saga of freedom.
Hrithik Roshan: “Ye Indian army hain, hum dushmani mein bhi ek sharafat rakhte hain.”
Lakshya is the story of an aimless, jobless, irresponsible adult man (Hrithik Roshan), who joins the army and becomes a hero on the battlefield.
Movie: Maa Tujhhe Salaam
“Tum doodh mangoge hum kheer denge… tum Kashmir mangoge hum cheer denge” – Sunny Deol
Movie Is an action/patriotic film directed by Tinu Verma. This movie was released on January 25, 2002. This movie stars Sunny Deol, Tabu and Arbaaz Khan. This film came out when tensions between India and Pakistan were high.
Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
“Hamara Hindustan zindabad tha, zindabad hai, aur zindabad rahega!” – Sunny Deol
Bollywood action movie starring Sunny Deol, Amisha Patel and Amrish Puri in the time of Indian partition. Gadar: Ek Prem Katha was a box office phenomenon, selling more tickets in theaters in India than any film in history except Sholay (1975)
Vacation: a soldier is never off duty
“Jab wahan border par log apni neend ki parwah kiye bina jagte hain, tab tumhein yahan sheher mein chain ki neend aati hain,” Akshay Kumar said in the film.
The film revolves around a military officer who tries to track down a terrorist, destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeping cells under his command.