We always celebrate motherhood in different forms, however we sometimes do forget to appreciate the silent heroes of our lives; our fathers.
From pacing in the hospital corridor to driving to the medical store in the middle of the night, fathers do everything for us. Hiding behind the veil of strength and strictness, there lays a fragile, protective heart that doesn’t say much but would do anything for his child.
On 16 June, we celebrate Father’s Day by listing eight movies portraying fatherly love like no other. Father of the Bride
Father of the Bride
Father of the Bride is a comedy film that shows a wholesome relationship between a father and his daughter. The daughter decides to marry a man she recently met which becomes an issue of concern for her father. The film is a hilarious story of an over-protective father and his attempts to stop the marriage.
Starring Amitabh Bachchanand Deepika Padukoneas the imperfect father-daughter duo, the movie shows them completely out of sync. They are seen fighting, arguing and disagreeing yet looking after each other in the subtlest of ways.
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Kamal Hassanleaves us teary-eyed between scenes, as we see him making every effort to just spend time with his daughter. From dressing up as a woman to almost getting caught, the sheer beauty of a father’s love is well captured in this film.
Starring incredible actors Timothee Chalametand Steve Martin, the movie is soul stirring as a father struggles to rescue his son while not knowing how. Steve Martin does justice to this real-life story and is an inspiration to every father who is trying to build a relationship with his son.
Based on actor Sanjay Dutt’slife, the movie revolves around Dutt’s early struggles including his tryst with addiction and criminal charges. While society would choose to abandon a person as Dutt, Paresh Rawalwho plays Sunil Dutt defies every expectation and chooses to support his son instead.
A blockbuster hit, directed by legendary Christopher Nolan, the movie Interstellar was known for its mind-bending twist. However what really touched us was the companionship between the father-daughter duo. In the course of the movie we see the absolute trust and sync shared by the two. The daughter’s belief in her father and her ability to understand him is what truly blows our mind.
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This movie gave us many iconic dialogues such as “hamari choriyan choro se kam hai kya” among others. Starring Aamir Khanas Mahavir Singh Phogat, a former wrestler with two daughters Geetaand Babita Phogat. He is determined to make his daughters successful wrestlers despite society’s objections.
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Starring megastars Rishi Kapoorand Amitabh Bachchan, it is a stirring story of opposite world-views of a father and son. While Rishi Kapoor plays the pessimistic son bemoaning the lost relationship with his father, Amitabh Bachchanplays the lively father who teaches his son to live his life to the fullest.
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Snigdha Gupta is an intern with She ThePeople.Tv