Title: Taare Zameen Par (Every Child is Special)
Setting: Mumbai India and Panchgani’s New Era High School Characters:
Ishaan Awashti- is an 8-year-old boy, he has a disease called dyslexia wherein he sees reversed letters or “dancing” letters and has poor mathematical capacities, due to that manner he hates coming to class and sometimes cuts them, he is always has a failing grade on exams, a wrong answer during recitation, and always placed on detention; even though he is a naughty boy he has something special within himself. Ran Shankar Nikumbh- a new art teacher from Ishaan’s boarding school he has a playful character of teaching and he make sure all student in his class was given a recognition, and Ishaan was not an exception to this. Even if all the teachers in this institution say that this boy was not normal or is a moron, he doesn’t judge Ishaan thus finding the capabilities of this child as an action he teach Ishaan how to read and write and some of mathematical concepts. Maya Awashti- Ishaan’s mother, she gave up her career just to teach Ishaan and Yohaan, yet one of his child namely Ishaan become naughty who always fails his class. She sometimes blames herself for Ishaan’s failures and ashamed to interact with her neighbors because she thinks that all her teachings was useless or junk. She cares for both Ishaan and Yohaan yet, She always compare both of them, and in the event where she found Ishaan forced his brother to make an alibi or a fake excuse letter for his absence she is one of the people who are willing and wanted to sent Ishaan to a boarding school. Nandkishore Awashti- Ishaan’s Father, A successful executive he is a strict and lawful father he wanted his sons to be honored and be placed on top of everything they do. Yet Ishaan was not the one he thinks his son will become and he is ashamed of that manner because according to him what a child do reflects what the parent teaches the child. He is also responsible...
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