Munnabhai, the lead character of two hit bollywood films – Munnabhai MBBS and Lage Raho Munnabhai left an indelible effect on the people. A character who wears the demeanour of a goon (gunda mawali), a typical urban anti-social element, goes through a series of experiences in life that make him to re-adjust his sentience. Feeling dejected at the facile and acerbic qualities that have creeped into our society, he undergoes a transformation when he finds a guiding light in the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and his own ruminations on his sufferings. He later transpires to a reformist who is empathetic, love-worthy, modest yet profound in his manner. Munna possessed an immense respect for everyone regardless of religion, caste or gender which later brings a change in the hearts (hriday parivartan) of the adversaries.
Here’s the teachings of Munnabhai that might bring a positive shift if brought into practice.