The sense of empowerment, liberation and pride is what makes Republic Day so glorious! When the vibe is patriotic and the mood is joyous, there’s only one way to pump it all up – BINGE WATCH! And Disney+ Hotstar has just the right mix for you! Here are our top picks:
One is a relentless hero; the other is a terror mastermind. In a race against time, Himmat Singh and his team are on a mission to end a nineteen-year-old manhunt. Created by the extremely talented Neeraj Pandey with Kay Kay Menon, Karan Tacker, Gautami Kapoor, Muzamil Ibrahim in pivotal roles, Special Ops is inspired by the significant events and various missions that India has tackled in the last two decades. Special Ops season 1 released in 2020, followed by Special Ops 1.5, a prequel capturing the story of Himmat Singh, which released in 2021. Both seasons are engrossing, eye opening and definitely a must watch!
When an imminent attack threatens India, an elite unit – The Hawks, undertake a mission that will test the limits of their courage and grit. But will this excellent and elite unit be able to overcome all that is thrown their way to protect their nation? This is a question that keeps us hooked to the series. The show is packed with thrill and action from air combat manoeuvres, ground warfare, espionage and edge-of-the-seat drama – it is truly a military drama dynamite that will blow your mind! Created by Samar Khan and directed by Kanishka Varma, it features an ensemble cast including Regina Cassandra, Armaan Ralhan, Manish Chaudhari, Aadil Khan, Makarand Deshpande, Shivya Pathania and Arif Zakaria.
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1962- The War on The Hills
In the Sino – Indian war, 126 soldiers defended a strategic pass against 3000 enemy soldiers. This was a battle of dauntless courage, fought to the last bullet. This nail-biting series is inspired by the real events of the Indian-Sino War of 1962. A fierce battle dauntlessly fought by valiant Indian soldiers to protect Ladakh till their last bullet and last breath. The story goes beyond the battlefield following the personal lives of these soldiers as they fight their own battles and navigate their way through a roller coaster of emotions as well, making it a wholesome watch.