Bhagat Singh Birth Anniversary: 5 Bollywood Films to Celebrate Freedom Fighter's Iconic Legacy
Bhagat Singh birth anniversary: September 28 marks the birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh, a prominent freedom fighter and socialist revolutionary who left an indelible mark on India's struggle for independence. His unwavering commitment to socialism and his relentless fight against the exploitation of the working class continue to inspire generations.
Bhagat Singh, born on September 28, 1907, in Banga, Punjab, was a visionary who envisioned a free and just India. His life and struggle have been the subject of numerous Bollywood movies, each attempting to capture the essence of his indomitable spirit and unwavering dedication to the cause of independence.
Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, this film features Ajay Devgn in the lead role of Bhagat Singh. "The Legend of Bhagat Singh" focuses on the life and struggle of Bhagat Singh and his comrades in the Indian independence movement. It portrays their sacrifices and commitment to the cause.
Directed by K.N. Bansal, this film features Prem Adeeb in the lead role of Bhagat Singh. "Shaheed Bhagat Singh" showcases the revolutionary activities of Bhagat Singh and his associates, shedding light on their fight against British colonial rule.
Directed by Guddu Dhanoa, this film features Bobby Deol in the lead role of Bhagat Singh. "23rd March 1931: Shaheed" depicts the events leading to the execution of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, and Sukhdev, providing a poignant glimpse into their sacrifice for India's freedom.
In this iconic film directed by S Ram Sharma, Manoj Kumar portrays the role of Bhagat Singh. "Shaheed" won the 13th National Awards and several other accolades, including the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration and Best Story. The movie features timeless classics like "Aye Watan," "Sarfaroshi ki Tamanna," "O Mera Rang De Basanti Chola," and "Pagadi Sambhaal Jattaa" that still resonate with audiences.
While not a biopic on Bhagat Singh, "Rang De Basanti" reignited patriotism in the youth. The film revolved around youngsters portraying the lives of freedom fighters in a documentary within the film. Directed by Rakesh Omprakash Mehra, it boasted a brilliant ensemble cast and encouraged a sense of duty towards the nation.
Bhagat Singh's legacy lives on in the hearts of millions, reminding us that the pursuit of freedom and justice is a noble cause worth fighting for, no matter the odds.
- PTC PUNJABI