The movie has a nice and a very sensible topic which almost everybody is facing in today's education system but the way it is handled is pathetic and too childish. The director has put in all the efforts to spoil the subject and succeded to a larger extent. Characterization of the movie is also very bad. Many times characters behave strangely and there is no justification for there such behavior (Sourabh Shukla). All-in-All the movie is a big NOOOO!
Pros: Subject, starcast Cons: performance, direction and characterization
The thing with wanting to weave socially relevant subjects into cinema is to remember that there must be strong logically coherent arguments written into the screenplay. The thing with wanting such cinema to do well commercially is to remember that the theme is rarely the hero - it almost always sits on the shoulders of someone already larger than life. Think Swades, Taare Zameen Par, 3 Idiots or the Munnabhai series.
Paathshaala touches upon, nay, smears its face with the issue of the over-commercialization of private schools. It would have been quite a sensible presentation had th....