5 Films on Sikhism and the History of Sikhs on this Gurpurab

There are very few films about Sikhism and Sikh Gurus, Sikhs don’t want anyone to portray their Gurus, so except for only one film, no other films are made on Sikh Gurus and their Life.

In 2023 Gurpurab, on the Occasion of Shri Guru Nanak Ji Birth day, teach your kids about Sikhism.

But there are a few Animated Movies on Sikh Gurus and warriors, we will List all Films about Sikhism below, but let’s learn about Sikhism.

The first of the ten Sikh Gurus, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, established the monotheistic religion of Sikhism in the Punjab area of the Indian subcontinent in the late 15th century.

Based on the teachings of the Gurus, it places a strong emphasis on devotion to God, equality of all people, and the belief in a single God.

Sikhism is a religion that values harmony, acceptance, and striving for spiritual development while fulfilling material obligations. It places a great focus on living a moral life and making a constructive contribution to society.

Sikhism has endured hardships throughout its history and is still practiced by millions of people globally, especially in India and the populations that spread around the world.

Most of these films are in the Punjabi Language, but Hindi Dubbed versions are also available online.

List of Movies on Sikhism

Guru Da Banda (2018)

Guru da Banda film on Sikhs Guru gobind singh animated film

The Animated film on Banda Singh Bahadur, Guru Da Banda’s aim is to highlight Banda Singh Bahadur’s bravery and Selflessness against the harsh Mughal tyranny.

“Guru Da Banda” sought to emphasize the value of resisting oppression, the fight for righteousness, and the tenets of Sikhism. The purpose of the video was to enlighten and motivate viewers on the historical importance of Banda Singh Bahadur’s contributions to Sikhism.

Available on YouTube

Nanak Shah Fakir (2015)

Nanak Shah Fakir Biopic of Guru Nanak Dev ji

Nanak Shah Fakir is a Biographical film on Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, however, it was banned in India, but the makers of the film didn’t show any particular person as Guru Nanak Ji, they showed a light place of Nanak Ji in the film, I personally think that it is quite acceptable.

The film explores the childhood of Nanak Ji and their relationship with family and friends, it also shows Nanak Ji’s path to enlightenment, it shares many miracles of Nanak Ji including the Arati in Jagannath Temple in Puri.

Available to Watch Online on Jio Cinema

Chaar Sahibzaade (2014)

Chaar Sahibzaade best films on sikh gurus

The animated Punjabi film Chaar Sahibzaade became well-known for its depiction of the valor and sacrifices made by the four sons of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the film was released in 3d version.

The film centers on the lives and bravery of Sahibzada Ajit Singh, Sahibzada Jujhar Singh, Sahibzada Zorawar Singh, and Sahibzada Fateh Singh, the four sons of Guru Gobind Singh.

Available on YouTube for Free

Chaar Sahibzaade: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur (2016)

Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur char sahibzaade film on sikh gurus

Chaar Sahibzaade 2 is the follow-up to the animated Punjabi Film Chaar Sahibzaade.

Which centers on the life and legacy of Banda Singh Bahadur, a prominent figure in Sikh history, is carried on from the first film.

Harry Baweja is the director of this follow-up film, which tells the account of Banda Singh Bahadur’s travels, hardships, and victories in commanding the Sikh army against the Mughal Empire following the murder of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the tenth Sikh Guru.

Available on Jio Cinema and Airtel Xtreme.

Mastaney (2023)

Mastaney film on sikh warriors and valour

In the year 1739, Nader Shah’s invincible army faced assaults from Sikh uprisings. Despite Nader’s orders to capture them, the attempts were unsuccessful.

In a bid to infiltrate the Sikh rebels, five ordinary individuals are recruited, but as they immerse themselves in the roles, they gradually gain a deeper understanding of the Sikh community and its principles.

These are the list of Best Films on Sikhism, you can share more in the comments.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Sikhism and Films on Sikhism?

Q. Why only a few films are made on Sikh Gurus?

A. Sikhs don’t want any human to portray their gurus, that’s why less live-action films, but there are plenty of Animated films on the same.

Q. Nanak Shah Fakir is a Hindi film?

A. Yes, but it was also released in Hindi

Q. Where can I Watch Nanak Shah Fakir Online?

A. You can watch it on Jio Cinema, it is also available on YouTube.

Q. Is there any film on Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Life?

A. No, there are no biopics made on Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s life.