Whenever we hear we words “Indian Army,” we get Goosebumps and bow our heads in respect and admiration for their valour and bravery. We feel immensely proud of our Army men who protect us while they are ready to give up their lives for our motherland. There have been numerous movies and series made about them as we love watching content related to espionage and the army.
Here we have curated a list of ten series based on Army and espionage you shall not miss.
Jeet Ki Zid
Jeet ki Zid is a web series on Zee5 where Amit Sadh plays the role of retired Indian Army Special Forces officer Major Deependra Singh Sengar brilliantly. If you like to see real-life biopics of army men, this is a show you must watch
Code M exposes the corruption of the Indian Army and has been inspired by true events. Jennifer Winget makes an impressive digital debut with ALT Balaji’s Code M. It’s produced by Juggernaut Productions for ALT Balaji and ZEE5. The series also features, Rajat Kapoor, Seema Biswas, and Tanuj Virwan in supporting roles.
Created by Neeraj Pandey, Special OPS stars Kay Kay Menon in the lead role of Himmat Singh who headed a task group and searching for the person responsible for many terrorist acts. It’s one of the most successful web series on OTT.
Regiment Diaries tells us about the wartime experiences, distinctive customs, and overarching values of the many regiments of the Indian Army.
21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897
It’s based on the famous Battle of Saragarhi where more than 10,000 Pashtun and Orakzai tribal members attacked an army station in Saragarhi in September 1897, and 21 Sikh soldiers from the British Indian Army’s 36th Sikh regiment bravely defends it while becoming martyrs.
Bard of Blood
This series was produced by Shahrukh Khan’s production house Red Chillies Entertainment and this espionage series stars Emraan Hashmi, Vineet Kumar Singh, and Sobhita Dhulipala. Four Indian spies are kidnapped, an expelled RAW operative Kabir Anand (Emraan Hashmi) a brave analyst, and a sleeper agent gets hired for a secret mission in Balochistan.
POW: Bandhi Yudh Ke
Two soldiers who appear to have a disturbing secret in common return to their families after spending seventeen years in jail in Pakistan. While a government spy tries to reveal their terrible secret, the two families try to linger where they left off from The POWs are presently attempting to customize to the surroundings they left 17 years ago. The government agent uses several tactics to identify these POWs but runs into problems.
Avrodh: The Siege Within
Based on the chapter “We Don’t Really Know Fear” from India’s Most Fearless by Shiv Aroor and Rahul Singh served as the inspiration for the Zee 5 show Avrodh. It is a nine-part series where the first seven episodes emphasize the strike’s preparation, while the latter two deal with the attack itself. The real running time of each episode is about 23 and 25 minutes. The mission is kept a secret from even the most senior ministers as planning proceeds at the highest ranks of government in New Delhi.
The Forgotten Army – Azaadi Ke Liye
Directed by Kabir Khan, The Forgotten Army – Azaadi Ke Liye is based on actual events, it tells
the tale of soldiers of INA who aims to march to the capital while shouting “Challo Dilli” to free India from the British. The first women’s infantry regiment since the Russian troops of 1917–18 was part of the Subhash Chandra Bose-led Indian National Army (INA), which was formed from POW Indian soldiers from Germany and Japan
The Test Case
The Test Case has Nimrat Kaur as Captain Shikha Sharma who is the sole female among a squad of Indian Army officers undertaking Special Forces training. She is the first female student in the school, making her a “test case” for the Indian army’s plan to hire women for combat-related positions. In spite of being brilliant and very encouraged, the story follows her path of overpowering hindrances at home and biases by her colleagues.