7 Films That Give Us Important Life Lessons

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Satyaprem Ki Katha

It simply teaches a very important lesson that Consent is key, and there is no shame in being a survivor of sexual assault. The Mirror, from Lust Stories 2. Seema’s husband talks about how his consent was ignored in the voyeuristic tug-of-war between Seema and Isheeta.

C'mon C'mon (2021) - Prime Video

C'Mon C'Mon has the potential to be used as a teaching tool in a social science class for adults, where Writer/Director Mike Mills presents a reflective and educational story about the experiences of youth, growing up, and the various challenges that life throws our way.

Stanley Ka Dabba - YouTube Rent

This heartwarming film is a portrayal of school life and the importance of inclusivity. It teaches the value of empathy, kindness, and the impact teachers can have on the lives of their students.

Barry Lyndon (1975) - Prime Video

The movie demonstrates how temporary wealth, status, and power are, emphasizing the Stoic concept of acknowledging the fleeting nature of external possessions and the significance of inner goodness over material achievement.

English Vinglish (2012) - JioCinema

Self-worth is not defined by language or societal judgments. Sridevi's character, a middle-aged woman learning English, discovers her own value and capabilities beyond societal expectations.

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) - Netflix

Based on a true story, this film stars Will Smith as Chris Gardner, a struggling salesman who becomes homeless while trying to build a better life for himself and his son. Through perseverance, hard work, and strategic decision-making.

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) - Disney+ Hotstar

This biographical film chronicles the life of Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Through Dhoni's story, the film underscores the significance of patience in one's career and life, emphasizing the resilience needed to overcome challenges and achieve long-term goals.

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