5 Must-Watch Spiritual Movies for Shivaratri: Enhance Your Devotion

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On this day, Hindus celebrate with great fervor as they immerse themselves in spirituality and focus their mind, body, and soul on Lord Shiva, offering their faithful prayers.

Those who observe the fasting rule on the day of Shivratri keep a vigil, staying awake throughout the holy night to rid darkness from their lives.

On the day of Shivaratri, awakening(Jagaran) is considered a sacred event. Some devotees utilize this time for prayers, while others engage in cultural activities.

Many people prefer watching movies, and for those who wish to watch movies with a spiritual theme, here are some recommendations to consider for Shivaratri.


Even though it's an old film, it still manages to evoke a fresh and powerful emotion. The movie is a super hit collaboration between senior actors NTR and ANR, with NTR portraying the character of Ravanasur. Watching this movie on Shivratri is sure to leave you with a positive feeling.

Bhakta Kannappa

Released in 1976, "Bhakta Kannappa" is a devotional film that portrays the story of a devotee of Lord Shiva, with the late Krishnam Raju playing the lead role. The movie brought the character to life and is definitely worth watching on Shivratri.

Maha Shivratri

Saikumar and Rajendra Prasad starred in a movie directed by Renuka Sharma, with Meena in the lead role.

Sri Manjunatha

The name of this movie is often associated with Shivratri, as it has become quite famous. The film depicts the journey of an atheist who becomes a devotee of Lord Shiva, with Arjun playing the role of the devotee and Chiranjeevi portraying Shankara. Soundarya played a pivotal role opposite Arjun, and the movie has become a beloved classic.

Jagadguru Adi Shankara

This film is based on the life of Adi Shankaracharya and takes a completely spiritual approach. Key roles are played by Nagarjuna, Saikumar, Mohan Babu, Kamalini Mukherjee, and others, with Kaushik Babu taking on the role of Shankaracharya.