Free Essays on Indian Cinema

  1. 100 Years of Indian Cinema - 1

    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...

  2. Impact of Indian Cinema

    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...

  3. Indian Parallel Cinema

    02/18/2010 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...

  4. Bhojpuri Cinema

    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...

  5. middle cinema

    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...

  6. The Cinema of India

    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...

  7. Prem de Prem Le

    Excess in 1970s Hindi Cinema Priya Jha [Figures] [pic] 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...

  8. Hollywood Cinema

    Hollywood Cinema The birth of the Hollywood cinema as we know it in it’s current form came about in the late 1960’s. In a market previously dominated by musicals and historical epics. The box office sales were dwindling at a rapid rate and the production houses couldn’t grasp the baby boomer market...

  9. Phoenix Cinema

    Phoenix Cinema (East Finchley) Aim: To prepare a mini-report, containing a summary of the information gathered on the cinema and the environment (PEST) in which it operates. This report should refer to at least 3 separate sources, which must all be quoted and referenced correctly. How does...

  10. India in the Decades Post-Liberalization

    Allahabad, I spotted a boy on the cusp of adolescence reading Dan Brown’s Digital Fortress, a book that adorns my own bookshelf. MTV now runs its own Indian channel, replete with all the debauchery and crassness we American’s seem so fond of exporting. Louis Vuitton’s most successful store world-wide is...

  11. History of Education in India

    were maintained by grants of revenue-free land. The East India Company, with its policy of maximizing land revenue, stopped this and thus starved the Indian education system of its financial resources. The current system of education, with its western style and content, was introduced & funded by the...

  12. Culture and Indian Movies

    In ( July 11,2011) in article ‘’impact of Indian movies on Pakistani youth’’ it is stated that Indian actors and Indian movies are very much popular in Pakistani youth. In Pakistan the Bollywood movies are very much famous and the real reason of Indian movies popularity is the step by step downward of...

  13. Ethics in Indian Cinema

    " "I don't know what the word means." Ethics in Indian Cinema India is the largest film producing industry in the world and its cinema is becoming increasingly popular in various countries around the globe. The Indian Cinema consists of films produced across India, which includes...

  14. CENSORSHIP IN INDIA

    board has certified to do so. The history of Censor board goes way back to 1896, the year in which the first cinema came to India. With the production of the first cinema in India in 1913, Indian Cinematograph was passed which came into effect only in 1920. Censor Boards where then under police chiefs...

  15. Rural Market

    stuck at the rural market - the so called untapped markets ! Each & every small shop I passed through reminded me the two books I have read on rural Indian markets, " The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid" By C.K. Prahalad and " We are Like that Only " by Rama Bijapurkar. My eyes were surfing through...

  16. Group Discussion Interview Topics

    to IT • Will punch lines rule the Advertisements? • Premarital sex • is china a threat to Indian industry • "BALANCE BETWEEN PROFESSIONALISM AND FAMILY" • Effect of cinema on Youth • Love marriage/Arranged marriage. • Advantages of Co-education • Are Big Dams Necessary...

  17. She and the Silver Screen.

    “She and the Silver Screen” Depiction of Women and Cultural Identity in Indian Cinema Shounak Dhar VIth...

  18. Perception About Fast Food

    factors affecting the choice of fast food outlets by Indian young consumers. Design/methodology/approach – The study applies multivariate statistical tools to estimate importance of various factors affecting the choice of fast food outlets by Indian young consumers. In addition, the authors analysed the...

  19. Indian Cinema

    *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...

  20. Learning Human Dignity and Rights Through Cinema

    Learning Human Dignity and Rights Through Cinema Human dignity forms the basis of human rights, as it signifies the intrinsic worth that lies in every human being. Human rights would mean that a person possesses the worthiness of respect on all levels of treatments concerning sex, age, status...

  21. New Wave Indian Cinema

    1. Introduction 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);...

  22. Target Market Size

    financial businesses are headquartered in this area. CBD is the main business area for departmental stores, large offices, pubs, clubs, restaurants and cinemas. In order to be able to better estimate our target market size, we identified the major industries in Singapore according the business zones. The following...

  23. ART 101 Week 6 CheckPoint Film and Popular Cinema

    Film and Popular Cinema Click Below URL to Purchase Homework http://www.homeworkbasket.com/ART-101/ART-101-Week-6-CheckPoint-Film-and-Popular-Cinema CheckPoint: Film and Popular Cinema Resource: Ch. 13 of A World of Art Summarize the distinction between film and popular cinema in 200 to 300...

  24. Mumbai 26/11

    India (Naxalism) and Seven Sister States (independence and autonomy movements). In the past, the Punjab insurgency led to militant activities in the Indian state of Punjab as well as the national capital Delhi. As of 2006, at least 232 of the country’s 608 districts were afflicted, at differing intensities...

  25. History of Indian Cinema

    year 2012 celebrates in India the Centenary of Indian Cinema. It was a 100 years ago the first Indian film “Raja Harishchandra” was made by the métier of Indian cinema, none other than Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, better known as The Father Of Indian Cinema. His adamant character and hardwork fulfilled his...

  26. 100 Years of Indian Cinema summary

    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...

  27. The Hollywood Indian: the Portrayal of Native Americans in John Ford’s the Searchers and Arthur Penn’s Little Big Man

    The Hollywood Indian: The Portrayal of Native Americans in John Ford’s The Searchers and Arthur Penn’s Little Big Man Rachel Andrews November 30, 2005 The depictions of Native American in film have changed little over the history of the motion picture. The stories told hold fast to...

  28. idea

    first outing as a standalone event this year in Mumbai. This year, the purple chair went to Bates 141 and Mindshare for their work on the campaign 'Indian Panga League' for Virgin Mobile. The Yahoo! Big Idea Chair winning campaign was selected on creativity in relation to the concept, originality of the...

  29. City Under Threat

    people hell bent on creating fear among peaceful citizens of a friendly country like India. Needless to say that it has shaken the very roots of the Indian administration. The entire country has gone into mourning and has rendered prayers for its unlucky victims. Everyone is facing the same fear . When...

  30. Indian Cinema

    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...

  31. Representation of Women in Cinema

    Representation of Woman in Cinema The identity of a person is fluid and constituted by ideologies stemming from many apparatuses. One such apparatus is cinema. Ideologies emanating from it subsume us consciously or unconsciously. This assignment will foreground the role of cinema in the construction of female...

  32. revisiting the golden era of hindi cinema

    Revisiting The Golden Era Of Hindi Cinema Introduction : 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...

  33. Indus Valley Civilization

    (Hindi: भारत गणराज्य Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west...

  34. Film History Essay

    community which was led the Chicano Movement and the Brown Berets, the American Indian Movement, and also the Feminist Movement became imperative. All of these movements while happening virtually simultaneously, led to some great controversial...

  35. Indian Cinema: Bollywood

    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...

  36. English Studies in India

    a number of agendas and initiatives in our own time. The nationalist phase elaborates the theory of Indianess through the critical appreciation of Indian writing in English. Indianess is associated with the customs, practices and values of the upper castes. R.K Narayan, Raja Rao and Mulk Raj Annand...

  37. Teaching - Essay

    Bingo, arts and crafts, reminiscent therapy, singing,exercises, colouring sessions and massage. I also take them out on trips to the theatre and the cinema. I complete reflexology therapy on individual clients and advise them on future treatments that would improve their circulation or their arthritis...

  38. A.R.Rahaman

    Biography Allah Rakha Rahman (Tamil: ஏ.ஆர்.ரகுமான்; born January 6, 1967 as A. S. Dileep Kumar in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India) is an Academy award winning Indian film composer, record producer and musician. His work has garnered considerable acclaim and a large global fan base since his film scoring career began...

  39. Media A2 Critical Research - World Cinema

    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...

  40. Auspicious Occasion

    they could easily be put in the realms of farcical. Such stock characters of the abusive, comic Parsi are to be found in the Parsi theatre and Hindi cinema. “Rustomji and his wife Mehroo are not stock comic Parsis; they are real human beings who at the end of the story almost become tragic characters”...

  41. The Brave New World: India- a Nation in Transition.

    power-thirsty empire which is the big problem, but a volley of issues which has become all pervasive and encroaches upon the freedom of common man. Popular cinema has always been instrumental in portraying the tension of the age we are living in. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s film Rang De Basanti (2006) was one such...

  42. arman

    in this world is to save the country from the foreign invaders. When the children hear the word military they like to mimic the actions depicted in cinema. A career In the military is risky and is not recommended for people who aren't ready to sacrifice their lives for the cause of the country. We...

  43. Female Representation in Hindi Mainstream Cinema

    STATEMENT TO THE PROBLEM Cinema is meant and believed to entertain, to take the viewer to a world that is starkly different from the real one, a world which provides escape from the daily grind of life. Cinema is a popular media of mass consumption which plays a key role in moulding opinions, constructing...

  44. role of women in cinema

    of Women in Bollywood in the Last 60 Years (1952 to 2012)” ABSTRACT The Indian cinema has known to take its viewers to a world which is blatantly different from the reality. Amongst the various forms of media, the Indian cinema undoubtedly is a very popular media of mass consumption. Unknowingly, and...

  45. Towering Figure in the World of Cinema

    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...

  46. Pvr Cinema

    INDIA’S LARGEST CINEMA CHAIN.. It all started as a dream in the year 1997, and within a decade, we have turned the same into a 70 mm reality. Like the credits of a movie, we would like to share with you our achievements... Setting up the very FIRST multiplex in the country - Setting up a movie ...

  47. Starbucks

    software to know subscriber, to tailor the offerings, communicate and increase the retention rate. ➢ Active team member on the successful launch of ART cinema channel, “SMS/ call or register your details on website to get 1 week of FREE premium movie channel” campaign. ➢ Raised direct marketing program...

  48. 100 Years of Indian Cinema

    An Essay on 100 YEARS OF INDIAN CINEMA A hundred years ago Dada Saheb Phalke made a movie about a king who never lied. Phalke’s inspiration came from an English film ‘The Life and Passion of Christ’ and he too wanted to translate the lives of Indian Gods to the screen. His first production ‘Raja Harishchandra’...

  49. Docx

    Maqbool Fida Husain (17 September 1915 – 9 June 2011[2]) commonly known as MF Husain, was an Indian-Qatari painter and Film Director. Husain was associated with Indian modernism in the 1940s. His narrative paintings, executed in a modified Cubist style, can be caustic and funny as well as serious and...

  50. bayerish

    Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Kanada-Studien 19:1 (1999): 175-84. Silberman, Robert. “Gerald Vizenor and Harold of Orange: From World Cinemas to Real Cinema.” American Indian Quarterly 9:1 (Winter 1985): 5-21. (page numbers: see above) NEWSPAPER OR MAGAZINE ARTICLES: Brian Laghi. “PM offers $20,000, apology...

  51. Brand Bollywood

    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...

  52. american hitory

    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...

  53. Wittgenstein

    Mining in World History Martin Lynch China to Chinatown: Chinese Food in the West J. A. G. Roberts Landscape and History since 1500 Ian D. Whyte Cinemas of the World Film and Society from 1895 to the Present james chapman reaktion books This book is dedicated to my father for encouraging...

  54. Digital Cinema - Boon or Bane

    Digital Cinema –Boon or Bane! In today’s fast paced age, with technology upgrading constantly, soon filmmakers will be opting for more digital rather than analog prints. Digitization is nothing but electronic software distribution without the use of any physical media, utilizing media like satellites...

  55. Cricketmania

    it is a fact that, after the big release of Aamir Khan's Lagaan, the considerable part of audience was interested in spending money and time in the cinema halls so as to get the taste of cinematic cricket. The beauty, was that in more than hour of the film, the characters entertained the audience playing...

  56. Cinema: Films

    home after day’s work, he needs some sort of entertainment and relaxation. Cinema has proved a wonderful and forceful means of entertainment and amusement. A young man of today can go without food but not without a film. The cinema is the cheapest and the most popular form of amusement. Laborers can afford...

  57. CJ Entertaiment

    developed for one source for multi-use. 25 Korea’s first Multiplex Theater CGV boasts the largest number of cinemas in Korea and the greatest brand power. CGV has continued to develop a unique cinema experience so that the audience can watch a movie within the optimal environment. Cultureplex offers a...

  58. bollywood

    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...

  59. Indian Cinema and Communalism

    INDIAN CINEMA AND COMMUNAL POLITICS “Pictures can and do make a difference. Strong images of historical events do have an impact on society. They can help with change.” ...

  60. 100 Years of Indian Cinema. Essay

    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...