Mumbai: Disney+Hotstar is streaming a gamut of movies and shows which beautifully bring out the teacher-student relationship.
Do fleeting memories of your teachers often sneak upon you at the most ordinary of moments? That’s the kind of impact they have on our lives. Right from kindergarten to becoming young impressionable college kids, teachers have played a major part in molding us apart from our parents.
While schools are shut and playgrounds empty, even in times like these the process of teaching and learning has not been overlooked. Committed to deliver their best at all times, our teachers and coaches, who may have been intimated by technology, have gone out of their way to make virtual teaching fun and engaging.
Walk down memory lane and remember the teachers who inspired you to become the best versions of yourself, while you watch these films and shows now streaming on Disney+Hotstar for absolutely free.
- Super 30
Based on the life of ace mathematician, Anand Kumar, who takes it upon himself to train 30 underprivileged students to crack one of the most difficult entrance exams in India – IIT.
Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Mrunal Thakur, Pankaj Tripathi, Amit Sadh
- Stanley Ka Dabba
A gluttonous teacher is in a habit of eating students’ tiffin. When he finds out that Stanley doesn’t get his own lunchbox, he warns him that he won’t be allowed to enter the school without it.
Cast: Amole Gupte, Partho Gupte, Divya Dutta, RajendranathZutshi
- M. S Dhoni: The untold story (Available in Tamil & Telugu)
A tell-all tale about the life and times of Indian cricketer, Mahendra Singh Dhoni; mapping his journey; from a ticket collector to a celebrated cricketer.
Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani
A biopic on Milkha Singh aka ‘The Flying Sikh,’ the film chronicles his incredible struggle; from being an orphan to becoming one of India’s greatest athletes.
Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Divya Dutta
A failed boxer decides to train a young vegetable seller. But, when both the coach and the student have temperament issues, how will they get along?
Cast: Ritika Singh, Daggubati Venkatesh, Mumtaz Sorcar
A small boy works in a teashop but dreams of becoming a speed skater. The film chronicles coach Aniket Bhargava and Arjun’s journey to becoming a champion skater.
Cast: Partho Gupte, Saquib Saleem, Makarand Deshpande
Siddhant is a dubbed Hindi dubbed drama directed by Vivek Wagh and starring Vikram Gokhale, Ganesh Yadav and Kishore Kadam. AppaThosar, a renowned mathematics teacher is an honest man. He is extremely fond of his grandson Vakratund, who is a topper. But when Appa learns that Vakratund has been securing the marks through unfair means, he becomes heartbroken.
Cast: Vikram Gokhale, Ganesh Yadav, Kishore Kadam
13-year-old Rajesh Naidu joins Rockford High School, an all-male boarding school where he meets PT Instructor Johnny Matthew, who teaches him important life lessons. At Rockford, Rajesh experiences the true meaning of friendship, loyalty and love
Cast: Rohan Dey, Nagesh Kukunoor, Nandita Das, Shilpa Pai
A happy class reunion takes a dramatic turn when there’s a murder attempt on one of the group mates. Gradually, the mystery unfolds, and some dark secrets from the past tumble out of the closet.
Cast: Prithviraj Sukumaran, Kavya Madhavan, Narain, Jayasurya
Dharaa is passionate about cricket and wants to pursue a career in the game. But destiny has other plans for her.
Cast: Anuja Sathe, Vishal Gandhi, Kiran Kamarkar, Ketki Dave
- Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar
The father of the constitution of India, Babasaheb dedicated his life to the upliftment of others. Watch his contributions in shaping the new India
Cast: Sagar Deshmukh, Milind Adhikari, Shivani Rangole, Pooja Nayak
Life brings Mohor, a headstrong student to an influential college professor Shankha. Always at loggerheads, will they find support in each other?
Cast: Sonamoni Saha, Pratik Sen, Ritta Dutta Chakraborty, LovelyMaitra
Catch all these titles and more, now streaming on Disney+ Hotstar for free