Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero (also known as Bose: The Forgotten Hero) is a 2005 film directed by Shyam Benegal and starring Sachin Khedekar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rajit Kapur, Arif Zakaria, and Divya Dutta. The movie depicts the last five years of the life of the Indian independence leader during World War II <nowiki>"Netaji"</nowiki> Subhash Chandra Bose. It starts out at the point where Bose resigns from his position as the president of the Indian National Congress (INC) to the meeting with Italians by crossing Afghanistan's rugged terrain and entering Europe, to romancing his German secretary and appointment with Adolf Hitler in Berlin, to his inspiring of the Indian POWs (Prisoners of War) of the 'Punjab Regiment' (British Army) for fighting against the British forces in India, to the patriotic speeches. Some U-Boat submarine scenes and finally the battle in Burma with Emperor Tojo's assistance during the Second World War and ends with a radio announcement of his death. The music for the movie is by A. R. Rahman. The music for the songs "Aazadi" and "Ekla Chalo" were particularly popular. There is also a song "Zikr" composed in the style of Islamic prayer chants of Sufi style.
Born in a prominent Bengali family, Subhas had dedicated much of his younger years by being actively involved in various freedom movements in India, for ridding India of the British Imperialist rule. For this purpose he... Read More