Bharat Kumar aka Manoj Kumar movies used to ooze of patriotism and is a well-known patriotic hero. Over the years, Manoj Kumar has given blockbuster hits such as Roti, Kapda aur Makaan, Hariyali aur Raasta and Shor.
Manoj Kumar was born in 1937 as Harikrishna Giri Goswami. His birth place is Abbotabad but due to partition, his family relocated to Delhi. He is a graduate of Hindu College, University of Delhi. Manoj Kumar has been bestowed with number of awards. The latest feather in his cap is recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
These 7 Manoj Kumar movies will touch your heart and are bound to leave you teary-eyed.
Set in 19th Century, Karma depicts the per-independence struggle. The film specifically focuses on the fight with British during the period of 1825-1875.
Upkaar is story of Bharat who is a farmer and sacrifices everything to give a good lifestyle and education to his younger brother Prem Chopra. The movie is set in 1965 when India vs Pakistan war took place.
#3 Purab Aur Paschim
Manoj Kumar another patriotic film is about Bharat who goes to London to study. In London, he meets Preeti (Saira Banu) who sports a golden hair wig and tries to fit in the British culture. Bharat helps her realize and understand the true Indian culture and traditions.
#4 Pathar ke Sanam
A love triangle, Pathar ke Sanam is about love and revenge. Mumtaz and Waheeda Rehman fall in love with Manoj Kumar but Manoj loves Waheeda. Mumtaz uses her wealthy status to separate the two lovers but in the end love wins.
#5 Himalaya ki God Mein
The film not only bagged the filmfare award but was top earner in 1960’s. The movie is about a doctor who is kidnapped by dacoits and is left to die. He is saved by a local village girl and she heals him. He leaves the village but decides to return and give his service to the villages.
#6 Woh Kaun Thi?
A movie made before Manoj Kumar started doing patriotic movies. The movie is full of suspense and will keep you on your toes till the end.
This heart-wrenching movie is about a mute father who wants to hear his son’s voice but loses his hearing in an accident. Power-packed performance by Manoj Kumar will make you teary-eyed.