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Entering the Weekend with the Patriotic Feeling

With the patriotic feeling high up in the air, it's time to celebrate Republic Day as best as we know how. Read on to mark this day with some movies that evoke a sense of pride for our nation and remind us about this country's journey.

URI: The Surgical Strike
The 2019 action movie is an emotionally stirring take on the covert operation that the Indian Army carried out on a group of militants. Major Vihaan Singh Shergill led the operation, played beautifully by Vicky Kaushal. The plot and the performances make the movie one you cannot miss.

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Raazi
A Meghna Gulzar film, Raazi upped the standards for all films with a patriotic theme. A story about a spy devoting her entire life to her nation, this movie tugged on all our heartstrings. Alia Bhatt's phenomenal performance in the lead role also helped make the movie as great and memorable as it is.

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Swades
A movie about an orphan living abroad who returns to India to find his roots, Swades is a sublime film ahead of its time. Shah Rukh Khan delivered one of his best performances in the film, which, paired with the writing, took the movie to another level.

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Airlift 
An Akshay Kumar starrer, Airlift can evoke the feeling of patriotism and love for one's countrymen. With a gripping plot and engaging soundtrack, this movie is perfect for this day and the upcoming weekend.

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Sam Bahadur 
A biography of one of the most celebrated Indian Army officers, this movie tells the story of Sam Manekshaw beautifully. Vicky Kaushal plays a very believable Sam Manekshaw and does a splendid job of getting the beat of the character just right.