Martyred within the prime of youth, on the age of 23, on March 23, 1931, Bhagat Singh was one of many bravest freedom fighters. Noticed as Shaheed Diwas or Martyr’s Day, the day commemorates and pays tribute to the sacrifice and unbelievable show of braveness of this legend.
Bhagat Singh stays to be one of the vital influential, revolutionary figures within the Indian historical past and continues to function an amazing supply of inspiration for each technology.
As artwork imitates life, it was solely pure that such a legendary determine can be the choicest of topics for cinematic portrayal. On the patriot’s 90th dying anniversary, let’s revisit Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s life by seven films based mostly on the long-lasting hero’s life.
Shaheed-e-Azad Bhagat Singh: After 23 years of his dying (1954), this was the primary movie to be made on him. Mohammed Rafi’s ‘Sarfaroshi Ki Tamanna Ab Hamaare Dil Mein Hai’ from the movie went on to develop into an iconic hit that’s cherished even until at the present time.
Shaheed Bhagat Singh: Second movie to be made on the legend launched on 1963. Shammi Kapoor performed the protagonist’s position, on this KN Bansal directorial enterprise.
Shaheed: Manoj Kumar portrayed Bhagat Singh’s position on this 1965 movie directed by S Ram Sharma. It received the 13th Nationwide Awards, apart from successful Greatest Function Movie in Hindi, Nargis Dutt Award for Greatest Function Movie on Nationwide Integration and Greatest Story. The film churned out some evergreen classics sung by Lata-Mukesh-Rafi-Manna Dey: Aye Watan, Sarfaroshi ki Tamanna, O Mera Rang De Basanti Chola, Pagadi Sambhaal Jattaa, which might be hummed until at the present time.
Rang de Basanti: Reigniting the patriotism within the youth, this film revolved round kids concerned in portraying the lives of freedom fighters in a documentary throughout the movie. This Rakesh Omprakash Mehra movie was an distinctive, thought upsetting magnum opus boasting of an excellent ensemble forged comprising Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni and British actress Alice Patten.
Shaheed-E-Azam: 2002 noticed the discharge of three movies based mostly on Bhagat Singh’s life. Shaheed-E-Azam, directed by Sukumar Nair, was the primary one to be launched in 2002 among the many three. Sonu Sood performed Bhagat Singh’s position.
Shaheed: Titular position of Bhagat Singh was essayed by Bobby Deol on this movie (2002). Unfolding occasions from the legend’s life, the film directed by Guddu Dhanao, captures the numerous contributions of the liberty fighter culminating to the second of his capital punishment. Sunny Deol performed Chandrasekhar Azad whereas Amrita Singh donned the position of Bhagat’s mom.
The Legend of Bhagat Singh: This Rajkumar Santhoshi film bagged two Nationwide awards. Ajay Devgn essayed the titular position on this 2002 patriotic film.