6 movie tributes to Jallianwala Bagh martyrs that will bring tears to your eyes

First Published 13, Apr 2019, 12:31 PM IST

Jallianwala Bagh massacre occurred in 1919 but the scars still remain. Here are some beautiful movie tributes to the martyrs that will move you. 

Jallianwala Bagh massacre occurred in 1919 but the scars still remain. Here are some beautiful movie tributes to the martyrs that will move you.

Jallianwala Bagh massacre occurred in 1919 but the scars still remain. Here are some beautiful movie tributes to the martyrs that will move you.

Phillauri (2017): Actor Anushka Sharma plays a ghost from pre-independence India, who is looking for her fiancé Diljit Dosanjh. This poignant love story has a dramatic climax hinged on the brutal Jallianwala Bagh massacre that will leave you teary-eyed.

Phillauri (2017): Actor Anushka Sharma plays a ghost from pre-independence India, who is looking for her fiancé Diljit Dosanjh. This poignant love story has a dramatic climax hinged on the brutal Jallianwala Bagh massacre that will leave you teary-eyed.

Rang De Basanti (2006): Using the Jallianwala Bagh perpetrator General Dyer as a metaphor for corrupt politicians, police men and government officials, this chilling scene showed how a young IAF pilot lost his life due to the system.

Rang De Basanti (2006): Using the Jallianwala Bagh perpetrator General Dyer as a metaphor for corrupt politicians, police men and government officials, this chilling scene showed how a young IAF pilot lost his life due to the system.

Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002): It is well-known that Jallianwala Bagh carnage impacted the young mind of radical revolutionary Bhagat Singh. This movie features a moving scene showing him as a young Sikh boy visiting the site of the tragedy and how it changes him forever.

Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002): It is well-known that Jallianwala Bagh carnage impacted the young mind of radical revolutionary Bhagat Singh. This movie features a moving scene showing him as a young Sikh boy visiting the site of the tragedy and how it changes him forever.

Downton Abbey (2010): The British drama series had an interesting excerpt about the tragedy.  Shrimpie: Amritsar was a very unfortunate incident, ordered by a foolish man. Lord Sinderby: I can’t agree. General Dyer was just doing his duty. Shrimpie: You haven’t got that quite right. Lord Sinderby: I suppose we’re entitled to our own opinion. Lord Grantham: Are we? I hesitate to remind you that Shrimpie knows India and you don’t.

Downton Abbey (2010): The British drama series had an interesting excerpt about the tragedy. Shrimpie: Amritsar was a very unfortunate incident, ordered by a foolish man. Lord Sinderby: I can’t agree. General Dyer was just doing his duty. Shrimpie: You haven’t got that quite right. Lord Sinderby: I suppose we’re entitled to our own opinion. Lord Grantham: Are we? I hesitate to remind you that Shrimpie knows India and you don’t.

Gandhi (1982): A moving speech and brutal, shocking incident, this scene is probably the closest re-enactment of the tragedy the world will ever see.

Gandhi (1982): A moving speech and brutal, shocking incident, this scene is probably the closest re-enactment of the tragedy the world will ever see.

Midnight's Children (2013): Salman Rushdie's novel has an entire chapter based on the tragedy, Mercurochrome. Deepa Mehta's adaptation of the movie also has a scene of the same.

Midnight's Children (2013): Salman Rushdie's novel has an entire chapter based on the tragedy, Mercurochrome. Deepa Mehta's adaptation of the movie also has a scene of the same.

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