Teachers: Memorable screen portrayals

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Teachers: Memorable screen portrayals
Movies and films involving teachers have always drawn crowds. Besides, it has always inspired the masses with some practical examples by developing the character of the student, whether it be in Hollywood or Bollywood, or Tollywood..

ON THE occasion of Teacher’s Day, one can try to recollect some memorable portrayals of teachers on the silver screen. From Hollywood to Bollywood and then Tollywood, the movies involving teachers never failed to draw crowds. A few examples are indicated below –

Sidney Poitier in To Sir with love (1967) – Hollywood movie – Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of high school students from the slums of London’s East End.

Naseeruddin Shah in Sir (1993) – a professor who turns a shy personality into something lively. The role of the professor is played by Naseeruddin Shah and that of the shy personality by Pooja Bhatt.

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