Remembering Netaji on his Birth Anniversary through Seven inspirational movies
The 123rd birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose is being celebrated across India today. Bose was a revolutionary freedom fighter and a valiant leader who didn’t give up against the British regime. Subhash Chandra Bose was a true symbol of fortitude. His patriotic zeal to make India independent made him immensely admirable in all sections of the society.
“Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose played a very important role in the freedom struggle. With Dilli Chalo, tum mujhe khoon do main tumhe azadi dunga slogans, Netaji made a place in the heart of Indians,” PM Modi is heard saying in the background of the video featuring Subhash Chandra Bose, shared on his twitter handle.
Subash Chandra Bose has always been a topic of interest for the filmmakers. His heroic life, philosophy, bravery and mystery around his death have given birth to many cinematic representations over the years.
Some movies are there that showcased the struggles of the bravest freedom fighter, These movies did justice in showing the characteristics of Netaji :
Samadhi (1950): Directed by Ramesh Saigal, the film portrays the struggle of freedom fighters and Subhas Chandra Bose’s ideologies and political views.
Subhas Chandra (1966): The Bengali film by Piyush Bose allows a brief peek into the freedom fighter’s life.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero (2004): The 2004 war film focused on Bose’s disagreement with Mahatma Gandhi and his escapade act to Germany.
Ami Subhash Bolchi (2011): In this fictional piece, Subhas plays a pivotal role in a Bengali layman’s life.
Bose: Dead/Alive (2017): The story revolves around the theories around Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s mysterious death circumstances.
Gumnami (2019): The recently released Bengali film talks about the possibility of Gumnami Baba being Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose himself.
The Forgotten Army (2020): Kabir Khan’s six-episode documentary is ready to take the OTT by surprise with representing lesser-known facts and struggles by Bose’s Indian National Army soldiers.