Border (1997): Directed and produced by J.P. Dutta, Border is an Indian army movie based on the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. It shows how 120 Indian Army men fought against 2500 Pakistan Army men along with one entire tank regiment. This movie features Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Akshay Khanna, and Jackie Shroff. The movie portrays the historic Battle of Longewala, located in Rajasthan.
Lakshya(2004): One of the most realistic Indian army movies, Lakshya, is directed by Farhan Akhtar and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani. The movie features Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, and Preity Zinta as the lead characters. The story revolves around an aimless young man, Karan, who joins the military after being inspired by a Hollywood movie, but later back out as he realizes the life of a soldier is not at all easy.
LOC: Kargil(2003): The movie is about the Indian army, directed and produced by J.P. Dutta, featuring Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgan, and Abhishek Bachchan as lead actors. It is based on the Kargil War fought between India and Pakistan, paying tribute to Indian Army Operation Vijay. LOC is dedicated to the bravery and selflessness of our soldiers who have laid down their lives to safeguard ours. LOC is a story of sacrifice, patriotism, and courage.
URI: The Surgical Strike(2019): Directed by Aditya Dhar, URI – The Surgical Strike is a movie on Indian Army featuring Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal, and Kirti Kulhari. It is based on the surgical strike conducted by the Indian military against Pakistani-administered Kashmir.
Shershaah(2021): This is a war film directed by Vishnuvardhan and produced by Karan Johar. The movie is based on the life of Param Vir Chakra awardee Captain Vikram Batra, an Indian Army officer who was martyred during the 1999 Kargil War between India and Pakistan. The movie stars Sidharth Malhotra in a dual role, portraying both Captain Vikram Batra and his identical twin brothers, Vishal Batra and Kiara Advani.
Other inspiring movies included Tango Charlie, Kesari, Shaurya, Raazi, Prahaar(The Final Attack), and Hindustan Ki Kasam.