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Naina, Rani Mukherjee’s character in Hichki, is a teacher who overcomes Tourette Syndrome, a neurological disorder which is characterised by repetitive, involuntary movements. She has to battle both her health condition and a group of unruly students, who because of their socio-economic situation, end up becoming rebels and troublemakers. Based on American motivational speaker and teacher Brad Cohen’s book, Front of the Class, the film captures the spirit of a teacher who goes from being ridiculed for her tics to earning the respect and admiration of the same set of students.

11 movies that you must watch this Teachers' Day

The relationship that teachers share with students is a rather unique one – they mentor, encourage, discipline, coax and cajole their students while moulding them to become great human beings.

This Teacher’s Day, let’s take a look at some Bollywood films that have depicted this student-teacher relationship beautifully: