Films That Brought Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose' Life To The Screens
Subhas Chandra Bose, fondly regarded as Netaji, was one of the prominent fighters who attempted to win India’s Independence with the help of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. Due to differences with Mahatma Gandhi and high commands of the Indian National Congress, he was taken off the Congress team. He was even put under house arrest by British before he outsmarted them and left the country. Bose revamped the Indian National Army (INA) that composed of Indian soldiers of the British Indian army.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is said to have died from third degree burns received when his plane crashed in Taiwan, though some Indians did not believe it and trusted that he would return to gain India's independence.
There are many books written on his life & love and service towards the nation. Bose was featured on the stamps in India in 1964, 1993, 1997, 2001, 2016 and 2018. Not everyone is a reader, but almost everyone wants to know about what he did. These books have been made into films, documentaries and series.
Today on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 122nd birth anniversary, we at TBD present to you some features that can help all have a look at his life.
1. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero
This movie is directed by veteran director Shyam Benegal with Sachin Khedekar essaying the part of Netaji. The film received wide critical acclaim at the BFI London Film Festival and also garnered the National Film Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration, and the National Film Award for Best Production Design for the year 2004.
2. Ami Subhas Bolchi
This movie directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, is the story of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose who comes into the life of struggling Debabrata. Portrayed by Mithun Chakraborty, the film shows how Netaji helped to awaken the Bengalis from "sleep" and acted like a superhero.
3. Bose: Dead/Alive
The latest cinematic feature on the life of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is ALTBalaji’s Bose: Dead/Alive. Rajkummar Rao portrays the role of Subhas Chandra Bose. The series received rave acclaim at IVM. It is based on the book India's Biggest Cover-up by activist Anuj Dhar.
It’s always good to know about the life and struggles of the people who risked their life for our country’s freedom.