Teachers’ Day Special: Five Top Bollywood Films Capturing Essence Of Teacher-Student Relationship


The Bollywood industry produces a variety of genres when it comes to films and ideas. We have seen movies depicting friendship, romance, action, and various other themes.

As today is National Teacher’s Day, there will be lots and lots of write-ups about the ways of celebrating Teacher’s Day. But we thought of bringing something interesting to your table as we have gathered the best Teacher’s Day movies which you can watch to get inspired in many ways.

And all the movies that we are about to share with you, depicting the relationship between teacher and students, are produced by our beloved Bollywood.

Here is the list of five best Indian movies which are centered on teachers or education

Taree Zameen Par – 2007

Taare Zameen Par (titled Like Stars on Earth internationally) is a 2007 Indian drama film produced and directed by Aamir Khan. Darsheel Safary stars as eight-year-old Ishaan, and Khan plays his art teacher.
The film explores the life and imagination of Ishaan, an eight-year-old dyslexic child. Although he excels in art, his poor academic performance leads his parents to send him to a boarding school. Ishaan’s new art teacher suspects that he is dyslexic and helps him to overcome his disability.

Iqbal – 2005

Iqbal is a 2005 Indian sports drama film which follows a cricket-obsessed boy from a remote Indian village as he aims to overcome his difficulties and become a cricketer and fulfil his dream of playing for the Indian national cricket team. Iqbal seeks help from Mohit (Naseeruddin Shah), who was once a great cricketer and persuades him to be his coach. Mohit trains Iqbal and gets him a place on the Andhra Pradesh Ranji Trophy team, despite Iqbal not having any previous cricketing experience

Chak De! India – 2007

The film stars Shahrukh Khan as Kabir Khan, former captain of the Indian men’s national field-hockey team. After a disastrous loss to Pakistan, Khan is ostracized from the sport and he and his mother are driven from the family home by angry neighbors. Seven years later, to redeem himself, Khan becomes the coach of the Indian national women’s hockey team and turns its sixteen contentious players into a champion team which goes on to win the world championships against the mighty Australians.

Hichki – 2018

Rani Mukerji played Naina Mathur, a teacher who suffers from Tourette Syndrome yet follows her passion of becoming a mentor to kids. ‘Hichki’ shows her determined journey to become a teacher against all odds. Directed by Siddharth Malhotra, ‘Hichki’ is a heartwarming tale of imperfect people finding perfect relationships, and a teacher never giving up.

Black – 2005

Trapped in her inability to see, hear and express, Michelle Mcnally, triumphs over all her challenges and fulfils all her dreams. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s pathbreaking film revolves around a blind girl and her relationship with her teacher. Rani Mukherji plays the role of the blind girl inspired from Helen Keller’s life. The movie highlights her relationship with Amitabh Bachchan (the teacher) who later develops Alzheimer’s disease. Black won all awards and hearts alike.

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