Hindi Medium Story
Director: Saket Chaudhary
Cast: Irrfan Khan as Raj Batra, Saba Qamar as Meeta Batra, Deepak Dobriyal as Shyamprakash Kori, and Dishita Sehgal as Pia Batra
Raj Batra and Meeta are a rich businessman couple from Chandni Chowk who studied in Hindi medium school but wants their 5-year-old daughter Pia to get the best education in top schools in Delhi. When they learn that their background is creating obstacles in their daughter's education, they are willing to go to any lengths for the sake of their daughter's academic future. The school they initially thought of, to get their daughter admitted 'Delhi Grammar School' has a condition to admit those kids who reside within 3 km radius. So, they move to Vasant Vihar, near to the school. The school also interviewed parents and they are exposed when Raj fails to deliver the tutored answer during the interview.
Later, the couple learns about the Right To Education (RTE) and decides to get their daughter admitted through RTE quota. When news channels started exposing the manipulation of RTE quota by rich parents Raj and Mita start living life like an actual poverty-stricken family. Between all these chaos what will happen to Pia's school future is still a question to watch the film. The movie is a drama-comedy which shows the extent of affection of parents towards their children.
Hindi Medium had a sleeper hit at the box office but gained high critical appreciation. Being made on a budget of 23 crores, Hindi Medium collected 334.36 crores at worldwide box offices. The film is considered as one of the top 20 highest-grossing Indian films of all time. Movies like Hindi Medium shows content is king as it won Best Film and Best Actor Awards at Filmfare Awards and Best Director and Best Actor Awards at International Indian Film Academy Awards.
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