Teaching is considered as the noble profession in Indian customs and teachers are always held high in Hinduism. In the holy scriptures, teacher has been described as - Guru Brahma Gurur Vishnu, Guru Devo Maheshwaraha, Guru Saakshat Para Brahma, Tasmai Sree Gurave Namaha (Teacher is verily the representative of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. He creates, sustains knowledge and destroys the weeds of ignorance. I salute such a Guru.)
Although Tollywood has always been a game for commercial potboilers, the industry has made several attempts to glorify the greatness of a teacher on screen in the past. Sticking to the above Sanskrit Sloka, the Telugu film industry has tried to prove how a teacher can bring transformation in society, destroying the evil forces. It have also shown that teacher is god-sent man to clear the darkness on this earth.
Telugu actors like NT Rama Rao, Rajendra Prasad, Chiranjeevi, Balakrishna, Venkatesh, Ravi Teja and Colors Swati Reddy have played teacher's role in various Telugu movies. September 5 is celebrated as Teacher's Day to mark the importance and contribution of a teacher. We bring you the movie details and the photos of stars, who have made the teachers proud by portraying their greatness on screen. Continue to see them in the slideshow.