Teachers' Day: Films that have done more than just entertain

Publish Date: 05 Sep 2014, 12:02 PM
Last Updated: 05 Sep 2014, 12:14 PM
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Do Aankhen Barah Haath (1958)

Do Aankhen Barah Haath (1958)

From stressing on the importance of hard work to tackling social evils, many of life's lessons can be learnt from Bollywood cinema. On the occasion of Teachers' Day, we take a look at films that have done more than just entertain. On the occasion of Teachers' Day, hitlist points out a few such movies from the recent and the not-so-recent past..


'Do Aankhen Barah Haath' (1958)

Director: V. Shantaram

Lesson learnt: There are many wonderful pointers to be taken from this classic. To begin with, it says that even the most hardened of criminals can change, provided there is someone to guide them through. It also conveys the message that human beings are inherently good, but situations compel them to compromise on morality.

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