National Superhero Day: From Iron Man to Krrish, 14 superhero films that are a blessing to everyone!

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From the golden age of comic books and graphic novels to bringing them alive on screen, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, DC Universe and the Indian superhero Universe have changed the role of superheroes in the lives of many people. 

Today on April 28 when we celebrate the National Super Hero Day, here are 14 superhero films that are a blessing in our lives. 

DC UNIVERSE

Batman (2005) 

After witnessing his parents' death, Bruce learns the art of fighting to confront injustice. When he returns to Gotham as Batman, he must stop a secret society that intends to destroy the city. One of the biggest hits of the DC universe. 

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Superman Returns (2006) 

Superman returns to Earth after a long period of disappearance, only to learn that his former lover Lois Lane has found a new partner. One of the biggest hits of the DC universe. 

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Wonder Woman (2017) 

Princess Diana of an all-female Amazonian race rescues US pilot Steve. Upon learning of a war, she ventures into the world of men to stop Ares, the god of war, from destroying mankind. One of the biggest hits of the DC universe. 

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MARVEL UNIVERSE

 

Spiderman (2002) 

Peter Parker, a shy high school student, is often bullied by his fellow classmates. However, his life changes when he is bitten by a genetically altered spider and gains superpowers. It is one of the hit films of Marvel Universe. 

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Wolverine (2009) 

After years of working as a mutant mercenary, Logan lives a quiet life with his girlfriend, Kayla. However, a figure from his past brutally assassinates Kayla, leading Logan to seek vengeance. It is one of the hit films of Marvel Universe. 

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Hulk (2003) 

Scientist Bruce Banner is exposed to gamma radiation which has its unique side effect. During his acts of resentment, Bruce transforms into an infuriated green monster. It is one of the hit films of Marvel Universe. 

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Black Widow (2020) 

At birth, the Black Widow (aka Natasha Romanova) is given to the KGB, which grooms her to become its ultimate operative. When the U.S.S.R. breaks up, the government tries to kill her as the action moves to present-day New York, where she is a freelance operative.  It is one of the hit films of Marvel Universe. 

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Iron Man (2008) 

When an industrialist is captured, he constructs a high-tech armored suit to escape. Once he manages to escape, he decides to use his suit to fight against evil forces and save the world. It is one of the hit films of Marvel Universe. 

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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) 

After being injected with a special "Super-Soldier" serum which leads to him developing superpowers Steve must thwart the plans of a warmonger. It is one of the hit films of Marvel Universe. 

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Thor (2011) 

The powerful, but arrogant god Thor, is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.  It is one of the hit films of Marvel Universe. 

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 Black Panther (2018) 

 T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.  It is one of the hit films of Marvel Universe. 

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Captain Marvel (2019) 

Amidst a mission, Vers, a Kree warrior, gets separated from her team and is stranded on Earth. However, her life takes an unusual turn after she teams up with Fury, a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent. It is one of the hit films of Marvel Universe. 

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INDIAN UNIVERSE

 

Krrish (2006) 

Krrish, a young man with superhuman abilities, falls in love with Priya and goes to Singapore to meet her. When he discovers a shocking truth about his father's death, he is forced to use his powers.

Shaktimaan (1997) 

Shaktimaan is an Indian Hindi-language superhero television show that aired on DD 1 from 13 September 1997 to 27 March 2005. Mukesh Khanna played the role of Shaktimaan and his alter ego "Pandit Gangadhar Vidhyadhar Mayadhar Omkarnath Shastri", a photographer for the newspaper Aaj Ki Aawaz.

Shaktiman has retruned to DD amid the COVID 19 lockdown. Watch the show at 8pm daily on DD National. 

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