War Movies Based On True Stories

Best War Movies Based On True Stories – True War Movies

All of us have a soft corner for army or war based movies. We all like to watch movies and there are so many movies available. There are different types of movies like Horror movies, War movies which are based on true stories. We like to watch movies which are a real-life story. So, today in this article we are going to see the best War movies based on true stories.

The Bollywood’s last army based film “URI The Surgical Strike” became the highest-grossing film of the year 2019. Vicky Kaushal was the main character in the movie. Now, let us check out the best War Movies Based on a true story.

Best War Movies Based On True Stories!

1. Uri The Surgical Strike

Uri is a Bollywood movie an Indian action movie which is based on 2016 Indian Army’s surgical strike on Pakistan. The URI The Surgical Strike movie was written and directed by Aditya Dhar. Ronnie Screwvala produced the movie under RVPS movies.

Best War Movies Based On True Stories!

In the year 2016, the Indian Army made a surgical strike against the launch pads in PoK (Pakistan Occupied Kashmir). Almost 19 Indian soldiers were killed in this URI attack and 35 to 55 terrorists were killed in the covert operation.

The film starred Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal, Mohit Raina, Kriti Kulhari. One of the most popular dialogues of the movie is “How’s The Josh” and it is still there on the audience mind.

2. Kesari

Kesari movie starred Akshay Kumar and it says the story about the battle which was fought in the history of world Battle of Saragarhi. It is the story of Havildar Ishar Singh who took part in the battle.

The war of Saragarhi was fought on 12th September 1897. It is the bravest battle fought ever as it had an army of more than 21 Sikh soldiers of the British Indian Army. They fought against 10,000 Afghanistanis.

Kesari the Bollywood movie is not the action movie but is a war drama. The movie “Kesari” was directed by Anurag Singh and produced by Yash Johar, Aruna Bhatia, Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, and Sunir Kheterpal and Co-Produced by Amar Butala. The lead roles are of Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra.

3. Airlift

Airlift movie is directed by Raja Krishna Menon and Nikhil Advani produced it. In the lead roles, there is Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur. The story is of a Kuwait based businessman Ranjit Katyal. He helps in removing the Indian who are in Kuwait at the invasion of Kuwait by Saddam Hussein’ Iraq. This movie was released in 2016 on 22 January.

The movie Airlift won the Zee Cine Award and also won one National Film Award.  Airlift movie is based on the real-life story of 1990 the invasion of Kuwait city by Iraq.

4. Lakshya

The Bollywood movie Lakshya got released in 2004. This movie is based on Indian War drama. It is directed by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani produced the film. And Javed Akhtar wrote the story of the movie.

In the lead, there are Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Sharad Kapoor, and Preity Zinta.

5. LOC Kargil

LOC Kargil movie is based on the Kargil war which was fought between India and Pakistan. J.P Dutta directed, produced, and wrote the story of the movie. Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgan, Saif Ali Khan, Sunil Shetty, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor, Esha Deol, Raveena Tandon, and other actors are there in a lead role. Anu Malik gave the music to this movie.

Best War Movies Based On True Stories!

Loc Kargil movie was released on 25th December 2003. This story is based on the battle of India Pakistan in 1999. The movie shows how the Kargil War happened and what was the main reason behind it.

With this movie, we get to know how two nations fight and how the war affects the residents and also all the members of the army.


So, these are some of the best War movies which are based on a true story. If you also know any other movie then please do let us know by commenting in the comment section below. For, more details stay tuned to us and get the latest updates.

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