Today India marks the 91st birthday of India’s missile man, former President and Bharat Ratna recipient, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. It was the 11e president of the country who served the nation from 2002 to 2007. As a sign of respect, the United Nations declared former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam’s birthday World Student Day, due to the affection and love he showed. on the children of the country.
Several celebrities, politicians and high profile people around the world celebrate this day as World Student Day. On this day, we present to you a collection of Bollywood films that you can watch today illustrating the bond between students and their teachers and elders.
Directed by popular filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the film stars popular actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukerji in the lead roles. The story of the film is simple but very powerful. The story revolves around the life of a girl named Michelle (As Rani Mukerji) who was born with visual and hearing impairment and the challenges life throws at her. On this journey, she is joined by Debraj (As Amitabh Bachchan), a stubborn teacher, who helps her complete her basic education.
Directed by Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte, the story features the life of a 9-year-old student named Ishaan (as attempted by actor Darsheel Safary) and his battle with dyslexia. In the film, he is despised by his parents for his poor academic performance. Later, Ram (as actor Aamir Khan himself tried), an art teacher, helps her discover her potential.
Directed by popular filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, the film shows the friendship between three university students and their outlook on life in general. It’s a simple story that is beautifully crafted by actors Aamir Khan, R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi in the lead roles.
Vikramaditya Motwane, in his directorial debut, presents a simple story in an impactful manner. The film tells the journey of a child named Rohan and his desire to be educated despite being expelled from school.
Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)
Stanley Ka Dabba is one of the most critically acclaimed films of the century. The film revolves around a student named Stanley (as tried by actor Partho Gupte) who does not carry lunch, which is noticed by a teacher who forces the children to share their food with him. The teacher soon warns Stanley that he must get a box lunch or face the consequences.
Directed by filmmaker Jayant Gilatar, the film stars actresses Shabana Azmi, Juhi Chawla and Divya Dutta in the lead roles. The film is about Jyoti, a teacher with a passion for teaching, and her stance on the wrongful dismissal of her fellow teacher by the school’s new principal, Kamini Gupta. Pay attention to how the students play a crucial role in the film.
Hichki—a comedy-drama film co-written and directed by Siddharth P. Malhotra and produced by Aditya Chopra and Maneesh Sharma—is about the life of a woman with Tourette syndrome and how she pursues her dream of being a teacher in which she transforms her weakness into her greatest strength. She is supported by students of the school in her beautiful journey.
Starring popular actor Hrithik Roshan in the lead role, the film revolves around the life of Anand Kumar, a mathematician from Patna, who hopes to pass his 30 students with flying colors in the IIT exams. Pay attention to this movie for more.
Starring actor Radhika Madan and the late actor Irrfan Khan, Angrezi Medium is a comedy-drama film directed by Homi Adajania. The film chronicles the life of a girl who dreams of studying abroad and how her family helps her achieve the same.
Paathshaala stars actors Shahid Kapoor, Ayesha Takia, Shraddha Arya, Ali Haji, Sushant Singh and Nana Patekar in pivotal roles and is directed by Milind Ukey. The story revolves around children on a school campus and the challenges posed by the Indian education system and its shortcomings.