In India Cinema has been a very important means of entertainment. Here, cinema has seen a century of growth, and it has gone very far in the heights of progress.
Originally, in India the cinema was a movie only and it was called because we could only see the stars acting, and there was no sound, no...
100 YEARS OF INDIAN CINEMA
Indian Cinema has now completed 100 years on April 21, 2012, a country where over 1,000 films are made every year, in several languages. During these long years Indian cinema has broken many new grounds and established several milestones. The Times of India, India's major...
These 100 years of Indian Cinema has been symbolised with Bombay Film Industry and is popularly known as Bollywood. But there is a lot more to it that meets the eyes.
On this day, 100 years ago, Indian cinema came into being. But who would have realised that the people behind churning a...
Evolution Indian Cinema
A scene from Raja Harishchandra (1913) – The first full-length motion picture.
And Devika Rani and Ashok Kumar inAchhut Kanya (1936).
By GAURAV YADAV
CESP (MA), 4th Semester
India has one of the oldest and largest film industries in the world....
Hello friends, now a days Indian-cinema is breaching the cultural values of India. They are just roaming around topics like love, crime, sex and they are pictured in such a way that it forces youth to think in that manner only. This seems like they are involved in this unnecessary things instead of thinking...
What is Indian Cinema?
Before attempting to answer what Indian Cinema is, I feel it is important to question the present day notion Indian Cinema. This notion, I feel is a misleading one. Indian Cinema at present is an image falsely created out of only a particular kind of cinema, namely the Bollywood...
Cinema and society are interrelated; this affiliation extends further than the boundaries of entertainment and diversion. One of the most vibrant, admired and influential film industries in the world is the Hindi Film Industry, popularly recognised as Bollywood. It is known for its diversity and uniqueness...
report then states the following recommendations:
• Formation of technological and strategic alliances in Bollywood film industry.
• Partnership with Indian and foreign production houses.
• Representation from Bollywood personnel in Independent bodies.
• Recommendations on existing laws to regulate plagiarism...
*Lal, Vinay and Ashis Nandy, eds. Fingerprinting Popular Culture: The Mythic and the Iconic in Indian Cinema. Delhi: Oxford UP, 2006.
Mandel, Peter. Cassette Culture: Popular Music and Technology in North India. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.
Manto, Saadat Hasan. Stars from Another...
focus on how east-Asian martial art films have influenced Hollywood cinema and the conclusion that east-Asian martial art films, especially from Hong Kong and Cantonese cinema since the 70s have had a great impact on Hollywood cinema today. I believe that martial arts in Chinese films are so much different...
Tracing the history, birth and evolution of Indian cinema is always an exhilarating experience. According to historians, Harischandra Sakharam Bhatvadekar (Save Dada, 1868- 1958) and Hiralal Sen were among the pioneers who produced moving images in India for the first time. Bhatvadekar was part of the...
1st issue of June 2012
An anthem for Indian cinema
As the country celebrates 100 years of Indian films, film personalities salute the industry in their unique ways
ith Indian cinema celebrating its glorious 100 years, Bollywood seems to be charged up for the event. Renowned lyricist...
Excess in 1970s Hindi Cinema
The Bombay film industry (Bollywood) is usually considered, along with other state-sanctioned institutions, in its role as a force for cultural and political consolidation within the architecture of postindependence Indian identity. 1 The products...
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Cinemas of the World
Film and Society from 1895 to the Present
This book is dedicated to my father for encouraging...
It's been a hundred years, and yet the fascination for movies has not faded for a nation of one billion Indians.
When Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema, released his epochal feature film Raja Harishchandra on 3rd May 1913, it is unlikely that either the exhibitors or the pioneer film maker...
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“INDIAN CINEMA has virtually become a parallel culture. Talk of India with a foreigner and debate virtually centres around Indian films,” said Amitabh Bachchan.
A name that needs no introduction, an individual that has more surnames and adjectives than noun itself, Amitabh Bachchan was a struggling...
“She and the Silver Screen”
Depiction of Women and Cultural Identity in Indian Cinema
Indian Parallel Cinema
While Indian Cinema known as Bollywood was thriving in the 1950s, the film industry also saw the emergence of a new Parallel Cinema movement. A group of film-makers broke with the past traditions and made exciting, experimental and innovating films (Gupta 11). Indian Parallel...
BHOJPURI CINEMA (1848-1969)
Bhojpuri cinema is also watched in many parts of the world, where Indian diaspora has settled, including Brazil, Fiji, Guyana, Mauritius,South Africa, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, many colonizers faced labor shortages due...
INTRODUCTION TO CINEMAS
The cinema of India consists of films produced across India, including the cinematic culture of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Haryana,Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. Indian films came to be followed throughout...
New Wave cinema is defined as a way of grouping together a series of films and personnel that represent a change of direction or a break with the past. A New Wave is usually a historical moment within a national cinema. The most famous example is the French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague);...
100 Years of Indian Cinema
We are here celebrating 100 years of Indian Cinema and below information has been collected to share with you all from Wikipedia.
Indian Cinema has had a profound effect on cinema across India since the early 20th century. It consists of films produced across India, which includes...
1921, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Died: April 23, 1992, Calcutta, India
Satyajit Ray, standing 6'-4" tall, was a towering figure in the world of cinema. He studied at the university in Calcutta and later joined Shantiniketan, Rabindranath Tagore's university to study art. He began his career as a commercial...
figure of 1,288 feature films. Indian film industry is multi-lingual and the largest in the world in terms of ticket sales and number of films produced and 2nd largest in terms of revenue. The industry is supported mainly by a vast film-going Indian public, and Indian films have been gaining increasing...
The cinema of India consists of films produced across India, including the cinematic culture of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Mumbai, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal. Indian films came to be followed throughout South Asia and the Middle East. As cinema as a medium gained popularity...
2.Is Bollywood killing regional cinema
In the last five years the Indian production houses have been pumping truckloads of money in the Bollywood movies. The production quality has improved; the wardrobe is more international; the movies are being shot at exotic locations from start to end, but sadly...
IMPACT OF CINEMA ON THE INDIAN SOCIETY
Cinema has become the most powerful form of Mass Media since the day it was introduced to the world. The Lumiere Brothers who invented the ‘ Cinematograph’ ( a compact and portable device which with a few adjustments could be used as a projector , camera or a...
Revisiting The Golden Era Of Hindi Cinema
A country of 1.2 billion people, the ancient civilisation of India is a melting pot of cultures and juxtapositions. It is a land that will assault your senses all around. The vibrant colours, exotic aromas, cacophony of sounds, and the...
the notion of Indian cinema is simultaneously specific and frustratingly vague. What is Indian cinema? Cinema that is made in India, certainly. But what else? Is it the cinema that spins stories about India and Indians? In that case, would “Gandhi”, the story of the most famous Indian of them all, qualify...