There are so many actors who have stood out in their roles. There are some who have been exceptional when comes to patriotic films.
Here is a list of top 10 performances when it comes to a patriotic film. The list is based on our own research and takes multiple factors into account.
10. Aamir Khan in Sarfarosh : Aamir Khan gave a stellar performance as a police officer in this tight and gripping plot which keeps us hooked onto the edge of our seat right till the end.
9. Sunny Deol in Border : The sheer passion that Sunny has put into this role makes him standout. Border couldn’t have been such a blockbuster without Sunny’s stellar performance.
8. Salman Khan in Bajrangi Bhaijaan : Salman Khan gave a very measured performance in this film and it really made him stand out in the crowd. The whole of India loved him in a role that showed the humane side of an ordinary Indian.
7. Akshay Kumar in Airlift : This film talks about a true incident which was the largest expat evacuation by the Indian government. Akshay Kumar stands out as an Indian hero in the film.
6. Arvind Swamy in Bombay : The film talks about how religion has divided the country into two halves and Arvind Swamy gave a moving performance in a film, as a man who’s torn as a father in a backdrop of religious riots.
5. Sanjay Dutt in Mission Kashmir : Sanjay Dutt is forced to act against his own son who has chosen a path of terror. It was one of the best performances of his career.
4. Hrithik Roshan in Lakshya : From a clumsy man to a decorated army officer. Hrithik Roshan literally took the whole country with him in the journey. The story was also about Kargil, a great war in the annals of Indian army history.
3. Nana Patekar in Prahaar : If you have watched the film, you will know what we are talking about. This film is a turning point in Nana’s career.
2. Ajay Devgn in The legend of Bhagat Singh : Not many people talk about this film but this is one of Ajay Devgn’s finest films. He has excelled as an actor in the film.
1. Shah Rukh Khan in Chak De India and Shah Rukh Khan in Swadesh : Both the films of Shah Rukh Khan have got performances that are difficult to match. We couldn’t decide which one is more popular because both the films have performed well and Shah Rukh Khan has outdone himself in every frame of both the films. So, here is a joint first position for Shah Rukh Khan. Watch the films again and we bet you too won’t be able to decide for yourself.