India celebrates Teachers’ Day on September 5 every year in the memory of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was the first Vice-President and second President of the country.
Teachers are integral to one’s formative years, having left an impression which you may realise years later.
Bollywood has paid its due to the evergreen character of the ‘teacher’ figure in more ways than one. Bollywood hasn’t remained far from portraying the guru-shishya bond on the big screen. Somewhere, some time in our lives we have all met teachers who remind us of the gorgeous Ms. Chandni from ‘Main Hoon Na’, or Dr. Viru Sahastrabuddhe from ‘3 Idiots.