It’s often said that a good professor can make all the difference to the educational journey of a student and we’ve all had that one professor that changed our lives for the better – whether it was with impeccable advice, undying motivation, constant support or tough love. Well, whether you’re still studying under their guidance or have graduated, let them know their worth. And while you’re at it, here are some professors on Netflix we love just as much!
Aamir Khan as Ram Shankar Nikumb, Taare Zameen Par
When daydreamer Ishaan is sent to boarding school, an unconventional art teacher tries to help the imaginative student discover his true identity. This heartwarming story shows us the true importance of a dedicated professor, someone who goes the extra mile to ensure a student is seen and appreciated for what they’re good at!
Jitendra Kumar as Jeetu Bhaiyya, Kota Factory
Jeetu Bhaiya is the epitome of compassion in Kota Factory, a series which looks at the trials and tribulations of the IIT aspirants in Kota, Rajasthan. His dedication to his job and his students is unmatched and truly admirable.
Utkarsh Ambudkar as Manish Kulkarni, Never Have I Ever
After a recent trauma, Devi, a high-school sophomore is determined to shake off labels and finally be cool, and while she goes through the ups, downs and many twists of high-school life, Devi has Mr.Kulkarni who’s the right balance of a friend & professor and gives her much-needed reality checks when she needs them.
Rannvijay Singha as Professor Sinha, Mismatched
Siddharth Sinha is that professor who doesn’t see anyone differently, his whole class is important to him and their joint growth is his goal – he’s professor cool that we all wish we had the chance of knowing, Played by Rannvijay Singha, watch him navigate the lives of students as they struggle to make the best app, only on Mismatched.
Bobby Deol as Vijay Singh, Class of ‘83
Vijay Singh is the epitome of righteousness and tough love, when shunned to teach the defense academy as punishment he turns it into an opportunity to create a team that intends to fight and uproot corruption. A teacher like this who turns a challenge into an opportunity and has a strong sense of morality, is inspiring to say the least.