As the world comes together to honor the mentors in our lives, why not pay tribute to those on the silver screen who’ve left an indelible mark? ZEE5 Global presents a handpicked selection of movies that not only entertain but also impart valuable life lessons. So, grab your popcorn, settle into your favorite spot, and let’s embark on a movie marathon that’s bound to leave you inspired, entertained, and perhaps even a bit wiser. Here’s our list of must-watch movies on ZEE5 Global this Teachers’ Day
On Teacher’s Day, we revisit this heartwarming narrative of self-discovery and empowerment, where Shashi’s determination to learn English leads her to an unconventional classroom filled with quirky characters. English Vinglish is a 2012 Hindi drama film starring Sridevi and Adil Hussain. The film was critically acclaimed and won several awards including Filmfare for Best Actress and Best Director. English Vinglish is the story of Shashi, a homemaker, who can’t speak and understand English. After being continuously mocked by her husband and daughter, Shashi decides to learn English during a trip to the USA.
Anandi Gopal is a 2019 Marathi biographical drama movie starring Lalit Prabhakar and Bhagyashree Milind. Set in a period where education for women was deemed taboo, this film traces the life and journey of Anandibai Joshi who went on to becoming India’s first female physician. The film unfolds as an uplifting narrative of unwavering determination not just on Anandibai’s part but her husband Gopalrao’s as well. Enjoy this story of triumph on ZEE5 Global.
Nil Battey Sannata
This classic movie is a perfect example of the fact that education really changes peoples’ lives and helps them become the best version of themselves. Nil Battey Sannata is a 2015 Hindi drama film starring Swara Bhaskar, Ratna Pathak Shah and Riya Shukla. The story revolves around Apeksha, a student studying in class 10, who lacks motivation to complete her studies, because she doesn’t want to burden her poor mother Chanda with the expenses of her future education. This movie has proved that mother is always be first teacher of a child and perfectly depicts that on the big screen.
Kamali from Nadukkaveri
Kamali from Nadukkaveri is an inspirational drama that depicts the journey of a happy-go-lucky village girl ‘Kamali’. She initially aspires big for the sake of love and convinces her father to allow her to pursue higher studies at a prestigious institute, but ultimately finds herself redefining her priorities and becoming an inspiration to other young children from her village.
Pareeksha takes on the Indian Education system by portraying the sacrifices a rickshaw driver makes to educate his son. Despite all odds, financial or systemic, the film highlights his determination and his aspiration for his son’s better future. Inspired by real-life events, this ZEE5 Original film is a representation of trying, failing, trying again, and winning over obstacles.
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