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Saattai (2012)

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A teacher fights to change the pitiable environment of a school.

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Cast overview:
Samuthirakani ...
Dayalan
Thambi Ramayya ...
Singam Perumal
Yuvan ...
Pazhani
Mahima ...
Arivazhagi
Junior Balaiya ...
Pandian
Swasika
Pandi ...
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Dayalan (Samuthirakani) joins a government school in a village as teacher. The pitiable condition of education in such government schools worries him. In the school, the teachers and students are like two rail tracks never meeting eye-to-eye. It bothers him more. The materialistic lives of the teachers play spoilsport on the children's motivation to learn. Dayalan expresses his desire to set things right. As expected, he faces the wrath of teachers and the students too. He introduces novel methods, gives confidence to students and motivates them to evince keen interest in education. But he faces a huge hurdle in the form of assistant headmaster Singam Perumal (Thambi Ramaiah). Written by Bala

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Saattai
27 September 2012 | by (India,TamilNadu) – See all my reviews

The story of the film is about a teacher, who is unhappy with our education system, facing hurdles on his way when he tries to change the things forever. Dayalan (Samuthirakani) is a newly appointed teacher of a school in village. When he lands in the school, the situation raises a lot of questions on him and pushes him to bring in some changes.

This based on a real story happening in Tamilnadu Government schools.

It seems like movies on education and its reforms have become a favorite subject for Indian filmmakers of late. In the recent times, all the major film industries of India have produced movies related to our education system. Vijay's Nanban is a classic example of it. Now, M Anbazhagan's Saattai is the latest movie on the same subject.


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