Influence of T.V (Youth)

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Everyone needs entertainment to take their minds away from the boring chores of everyday life. This entertainment can be in the form of music, movies, plays, and various other activities. The most common forms of entertainment are movies, which are watched by people of all ages. Movies are entertaining, but some movies can have a negative effect on their audience. The greatly influenced groups are teenager. The impact of movies on teens has been well studied, and although there is still much more research to be done, some things are already clear. While watching movies on the big screen can be entertaining for a teen, these movies can also have long-lasting effects on the way he or she views the world. The problem begins to occur when you start viewing movies as a guideline for how to live your life or start buying into the unrealistic portrayals of attractiveness, violent behavior and drug use often seen in popular films. Body Image Issues and Sexuality

While watching attractive movie stars on screen can be entertaining for a teen, these stars sometimes project unrealistic images that can cause a teen to feel inferior. For some teens, watching films can change their body image and put pressure on them to lose weight. Actors like salman khan influences youth to have a fit body n have abs which results in pressure on youths to have such bodies to impress girls. Teens who watch movies with a lot of sexual content like jism, murder,etc may be more likely to engage in sex at an earlier age and could put themselves at risk for sexually transmitted diseases and teen pregnancy. Movie Violence

Movie violence is often portrayed as harmless, but it can actually cause a rise in violent behavior in some teens. In particular, realistic violence in movies, such as portrayals of domestic violence or crime, can significantly impact a teen’s mental state. Like Rakht chatra. Some potential ways movie violence can influence a teen include: * Teaching aggressive behavior and...
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