Certainty of death, small chance of success. What are we waiting for?' enthuses Gimli in The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.
That's a never-say-die attitude for you. Well, technically okay, he's a dwarf. But you get the drift.
The point is when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Against all odds and a lot at stake, men of courage take life by its collar. That's what makes them a winner.
And everyone loves a winner. Bollywood is no exception. Time and again, filmmakers have stepped forward to celebrate the triumph of human spirit in their films.
Yashraj Films' soon-to-be released Ta Ra Rum Pum also revolves around a racing driver (played by Saif Ali Khan) who makes it big, loses it all and then by sheer determination strives to get it all back.
rediff.com roots for the carriers of hope and will power on celluloid, in recent times.
Text: Sukanya Verma
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