Top 5 Bollywood actors in the best patriotic roles

Bollywood has always been fascinated with our great patriotic heroes and their lives.  A number of filmmakers have either tried portraying lives of Indian patriotic heroes on celluloid  or make a movie on patriotic theme. Here is a list of 10 Bollywood stars who portrayed different patriotic roles.

Manoj Kumar

The yesteryear actor has acted in ‘Shaheed’, ‘Upkaar’ and ‘Purab Aur Pashchim’. All were patriotic movies. He was popularly given the name of ‘Bharat’ after he acted in a series of patriotic movies.

Raj Kumar    

He played the role of ‘Brigadier Suryadev Singh’ in ‘Tirangaa’. He played the role of an honest army officer who fought against corrupt system and terrorists. His dialogues became famous among audience.

Balraj Sahni

This yesteryear actor impressed everybody with his patriotic movie ‘Haqeeqat’. The movie was based on Indo-Sino war. Patriotic songs from this movie became very popular.

Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgn acted in ‘Legends Of Bhagat Singh’. He beautifully portrayed the role of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh in this movie.

Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan has acted in a number of patriotic movies. All the movies turned out hit on box office. ‘Sarfarosh’, ‘Lagaan’, ‘Mangal Pandey’ and ‘Rang De Basanti’ saw patriotism in both old world and contemporary outlook. In ‘Rang De Basanti’, he tried showing that though we are free, but our freedom has no meaning in a corrupt political system. In ‘Mangal Pandey’, he showed how the revolution of 1857 ignited the flame for first war of Indian Independence. ‘Lagaan’ was set during British rule and depicted how Indian farmers were oppressed by British Raj.
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