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Kargil Vijay Diwas Films based on 1999 Indo Pak war

Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed on July 26 every year to celebrate India's victory in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan. India today celebrates the 19th Kargil Vijay Diwas. The Indian Army began ‘Operation Vijay’ at a height of 18,000 feet above ground in Kargil on May 8. The operation came to a successful end on July 26 but the country lost 527 soldiers in the war and 1,363 others injured. On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, let's take a look at some of the films based on the Kargil War.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 26 July 2018, 02:17:00 PM
Films based on 1999 Indo-Pak war

Films based on 1999 Indo-Pak war

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Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed on July 26 every year to celebrate India's victory in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan. India today celebrates the 19th Kargil Vijay Diwas. The Indian Army began ‘Operation Vijay’ at a height of 18,000 feet above ground in Kargil on May 8. The operation came to a successful end on July 26 but the country lost 527 soldiers in the war and 1,363 others injured. On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, let's take a look at some of the films based on the Kargil War.
LOC (2003)

LOC (2003)

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LOC (2003) – The movie is four hours and 15 minutes long and showcases struggles of the Indian Army during the war and terror infiltration attempts from across the border. The film features Sanjay Dutt, Ayub Khan, Suniel Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan in lead roles. The film is directed and produced by JP Dutta.
Lakshaya (2004)

Lakshaya (2004)

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Lakshaya (2004) – The movie was released in the year 2004 and is a coming-of-age story set against a fictionalised backdrop of the 1999 Kargil War. The movie features Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta in significant roles.
Tango Charlie (2005)

Tango Charlie (2005)

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Tango Charlie (2005) – The film was written and directed by political figure Mani Shankar Aiyar. The last leg of the film features the 1999 Kargil War and Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt and Bobby Deol play the lead roles in the flim.
Dhoop (2003)

Dhoop (2003)

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Dhoop (2003) – The movie is inspired by the life of martyr Anuj Nayyar who lost his life in the 1999 Kargil War. Om Puri plays the role of Nayyar’s father and Revati plays his mother’s role. The movie is directed by Ashwani Chaudhary.
Mausam (2011)

Mausam (2011)

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Mausam (2011) – The movie, directed by Pankaj Kapoor, revolves around the life of a couple who fights for their love during the Kargil War. Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor play the lead roles.