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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
mindset of citizens. And Indian Cinema does affect the viewers and make them think & imbibe rationale and theme of inspiring movies. India proudly stands at top position in the number of movies released every year. Bollywood, Tollywood and all other regional language cinemas have now become an intrinsic...
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...
“She and the Silver Screen”
Depiction of Women and Cultural Identity in Indian Cinema
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...
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);...
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...
*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...
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...
Cinema of India
The cinema of India consists of films produced across India, which includes the cinematic cultures of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand,Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana,Uttar Pradesh and West...
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...
LANGUAGE OF CINEMA,ITS NEW TRENDS,IMPACT OF CINEMA ON SOCIETY,FILM AS A CONTEMPORARY ART FORM..
The cinema of India consists of films produced across India, which includes the cinematic culture of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat,Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa,Punjab...
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...
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...
and he too wanted to translate the lives of Indian Gods to the screen.
His first production ‘Raja Harishchandra’ was screened at Coronation Cinema in Mumbai on 3 May 1913 marking the beginning of Indian cinema. Regarded as the father of the Indian cinema, Phalke went on to make several silent films...
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...
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...
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...
100 Years of Indian Cinema and some of the milestones
Lights, Camera, Action...
Year 2013 was looked upon as the milestone for Indian cinema as the industry celebrated 100 years of entertainment and establishment. Hindi, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujrati, Punjabi, Haryanvi, Bengali...
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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...
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...