‘Student life is neither too dark, nor all fun'
The Morning Standard|September 30, 2021
SIX students have come to meet a teacher they adore. As soon as they enter, something unexpected happens. The teacher, about to launch into a long lecture, grabs a packet of rasmalai from the kids and orders a spoon.
SHILAJIT MITRA

He then talks at length; the scene is pivoted on a seventh student who’s afraid to take a test. As a piece of screenwriting, it’s an ordinary scene. But that detail about the rasmalai sticks in your head.

“Our writers (Abhishek Yadav, Saurabh Khanna, Sandeep Jain) came up with it,” shares Jitendra Kumar, beaming as he discusses the moment from Kota Factory season 2. “When a teacher does something like that, it instantly creates a connection. This kind of sharing does not exist in a formal relationship.”

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