6 bollywood films about indian education system

Pratidin Bureau

1. 3 Idiots (2009)

This satirical comedy film is a huge critique of the exam-oriented pressure cooker system in Indian education. It follows three engineering students and their journey through a competitive college.

3 Idiots | Image: Google

2. Paathshaala (2010)

This film delves into the struggles of both teachers and students in the face of commercialization and profit motives within the private education system.

Paathshaala | Image: Google

3. Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)

This heartwarming story highlights the importance of empathy and compassion in education. It focuses on a young boy ostracized by his classmates because of his background.

Stanley Ka Dabba | Image: Google

4. Chalk n Duster (2016)

This film centers around two passionate teachers struggling against a system that prioritizes profit over education and the well-being of educators.

Chalk n Duster | Image: Google

5. Hindi Medium (2017)

This satirical comedy explores the struggles of middle-class parents trying to get their child into a prestigious English-medium school, highlighting the social inequalities within the education system.

Hindi Medium | Image: Google

6. Super 30 (2019)

This biographical film tells the story of Anand Kumar, a mathematician who started a free coaching institute for underprivileged students to help them crack the competitive IIT entrance exam.

Super 30 | Image: Google