The movies are a reflection of society; they havean entertaining way to get educated on certain things and change our perspectives. Films can be motivating, and sometimes they can open our eyes to the working of our system.
Here is the list of the Top 10 Indian Movies on education and the education system-
1. Nil Battey Sannata
Starring Swara Bhaskar as Chanda, Nil Battey Sannata is the story of a household maid and single mother who wants her moody daughter to study and do well in her life. She encourages her daughter to do well in life while leaving her comfort zone and working harder towards her goal. The story is inspiring and teaches us discipline and dedication toward our goals.
2. Super 30
Based on the true story of Anand Kumar, Super 30 is an inspiring story on the right to education and comment on the Indian education system. The teacher runs the renowned Super 30 program for underprivileged and deserving IIT aspirants.
The film Hichki is about Naina Mathur, an aspiring teacher suffering from Tourette Syndrome. The film explains how proper guidance and dedicated teachers can change the lives of even the laziest students. It is an inspiring story.
4. 3 Idiots
The film 3 Idiots teaches three lessons through three characters. Firstly, to consistently follow dreams and facing the glitches of the education system while being optimistic because 'All is Well.' Secondly, follow the path of your heart and choose a career option that gives you happiness. Thirdly, to overcome your fear of success and work harder towards your goals.
5. Taare Zameen Par
The journey of Ishan Nandkishore Awasthi from the film Taare Zameen Par teaches us the importance of proper guidance and a teacher in every person's life. Every child is born with some talent, and it is up to experienced adults to nurture that talent! Taare Zameen Par was about the importance of understanding a child and understanding them.
6. Hindi Medium
The story of the film Hindi Medium revolves around a couple from Chandni Chowk that desires to give their child the best education and be a part of and accepted by the elite of Delhi. The film highlights the issue of acceptance of government Hindi-medium schools.
The socio-political film, Aarakshan is a satire on caste-based reservations in educational institutions in India. It portrays the perspectives of both members of the Dalit community and a high-caste Brahmin on the inappropriate caste reservation policy in the country. The movie has the characters of dedicated teachers who teach the children irrespective of their caste; the film is about the fight against the system.
Revolving around teachers and students on a school campus, Paathshaala remarks on the flaws of the Indian education system. In the movie, a well-liked teacher directs a group of students and teachers in revolt against the system's management. It deals with the problems like academic pressure and stress.
9. I am Kalam
The film I am Kalam is about the right to education. The film spreads the importance of education for the underprivileged sections of society. The story revolves around a poor child Chhotu who is inspired by former President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and follows his dream of earning an education.
10. Chalk N Duster
The film Chalk N Duster is the story of two teachers, played by Shabana Azmi and Juhi Chawla. They share a passion for teaching and a special relationship with their students. The film emphasizes how profit making in the education system can wreck a noble profession like teaching.