A Great Teacher…takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart !

This 5th October, UN will commemorate ‘World Teachers’ Day’. 

Blessed are those people who are lucky enough to have great teachers to aid their upbringing. 

Sometimes, that one fruitful advice can make the difference between a life-changing or altering decision of a pupil.

So, here’s my list for this TGIS post, of 3 movies in which teachers have played an undeniable part in the lives of the protagonists.

#3 Taare Zameen Par

IMDb Rating- 8.5/10

“An eight-year-old boy is thought to be lazy and a trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.”

Directors- Aamir Khan, Amol Gupte (uncredited)

Writers- Amol Gupte (dialogue, story & screenplay)

Stars- Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chedda

#2 Million Dollar Baby

IMDb Rating- 8.1/10

“A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.”

Director- Clint Eastwood
Writers- Paul Haggis (screenplay), F.X. Toole (stories)

Stars- Hillary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman

#1 Dead Poets Society

IMDb Rating- 8/10

“English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.”

Director- Peter Weir
Writer- Tom Schulman

Stars- Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke

With this, I finish my list of top recommendations on best movies on teachers. I hope you make it a point to watch them, at your convenience.

Till then, live long and prosper.



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