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Top 5 Telugu Patriotic Movies To Watch On Republic Day

Be it Bollywood, Tollywood, Mollywood, or Kollywood, almost all regional and Hindi movies have a set of movies solely dedicated to patriotism. From dialogues supporting nationalism to songs promoting Indianness, the entire movie industry of India has a plethora of options that you can choose to celebrate India’s Republic Day and spirit of freedom.

The Telugu entertainment industry also offers a vast range of patriotic movies. Here are the best 5 Telugu patriotic movies that you can watch on Republic Day.

  1. Bharteeyeedu

Helmed by the legendary director Shankar, this Telugu flick is set in the pre-independence era and depicts how India triumphed over the British. National Award-winner Kamal Haasan plays a double role of an ex-Indian Army officer Senapathy as well as his son, a corrupted RTO officer Chandra Bose who accepts bribes.

Kamal Haasan in Bharteeyeedu-Telugu Patriotic Movies
Kamal Haasan in Bharteeyeedu

On one hand, Senapathy tries to catch and destroy the corrupt officials, and at the other end, Chandra Bose continues to go steeper in the mud of corruption. The gripping tale is one of the best Telugu patriotic movies of all time.

2. Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India

Starring Stylish Star Allu Arjun in the lead role of Surya, an army officer the movie revolves around the issues of anger that the short-tempered Surya faces. For him, the challenge is to curb his anger so that he can serve the borders of India and do his duty efficiently.

Allu Arjun in Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India
Allu Arjun in Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India

Powerful dialogues of Surya especially regarding India are packed with a lot of punch. To top it all Allu Arjun not only looks fantastic but also plays Surya with aplomb.

3. Khadgam

Directed by award-winning director Krishna Vamsi, despite being out an out commercial flick, Khadgam is also about heroism and establishing harmony by rising over communal hatred and terrorism. The story revolves around a Muslim auto driver, an aspiring Hindu actor, and a police officer who curb the attack from Pakistani terrorists.

Khadgam- Telugu Patriotic Movies

Srikanth, Ravi Teja, and Prakash Raj played the key roles of these three characters in this Tollywood patriotic movie which won nine prestigious awards.

4. Alluri Seetarama Raju

Again one of the best Telugu patriotic movies of all time Alluri Seetarama Raju is based on the life of the famous freedom fighter by the same name. It depicts the fight of the freedom fighter against the British and East India Company.

Krishna in Alluri Seetarama Raju
Krishna in Alluri Seetarama Raju

Set in the 1922-24 era, the independence movement inspires many lives as Raju leads the troops in the battle against the British. It was one of the biggest hits of its times and even today triggers a spirit of patriotism with its inspiring depiction of India’s fight for freedom.

5. Mahatma

Yet another movie by Vamsi Krishna in which Srikanth plays the role of a goon called Dasu who transforms from a violent man into a peace-loving Gandhian.


The movie promotes non-violence and Gandhian thoughts similar to Rajkumar Hirani and Sanjay Dutt’s hit Bollywood film Lage Raho Munna Bhai.



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