Jan 11 2004 Hyderbad, India
Sex and violence in films is no child's play. Actress Raveena
Tandon realised that to her discomfort at the inaugural function of
the 13th International Children's Film Festival recently.
There were reportedly a lot of red faces in Hyderabad when some
POPULATION GROWTH: THE NEGATIVE EFFECT ON INDIAN SOCIETY
The study of population growth is very important in a country from the point of society of a country because human being constitute not only as an instrument of production but also end themselves. Its increase is largely depend
It is common for Americans to think that Hollywood is the largest film industry in the world. The truth of the matter is that Bollywood actually is the largest film industry. It would be nonsense to consider Bollywood one of the most underrated film industries in the world, because it is very popu
Iyengar sanjay !
ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND ITS EFFECT ON INDIAN ECONOMY
The environmental problems in India are growing rapidly. The increasing economic development and a rapidly growing population that has taken the country from 300 million people in 1947 to more than one billion people
THE GENRES OF INDIAN CINEMA
by Sanjit Narwekar
The noted Hindi film comedian, filmmaker and resident wit I.S.Johar, was once asked why India only made musicals. Never at a loss for an answer he replied, “We not only make musicals but also dancicals.” This may have been said in jest but the a
MODERNITY AND NATIONHOOD IN INDIAN CINEMA
MODERNITY, NATIONHOOD AND NEHRUVIAN IDEOLOGY AFTER INDEPENDENCE
B.A FILM PRODUCTION
TERM PAPER SUBMITTED TO ASC-UCLAN
COURSE: REVIEW: READING FILMS
SUBMIT BY: BHAVNEET SIROHI
DATE: 28 JANUARY 2013
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 t
Ethics, also known as moral philosophy, is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct. The term comes from the Greek word ethos, which means "character". Ethics is a complement to Aesthetics in the philosophy field of
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
INDIAN CINEMA... EDUCATES AND ENTERTAINS?
Award winning film-maker and actress Nandita Das once said, “Without poets, artists, and film-makers, men would soon weary of nature’s monotony. The sublime idea that men have of the universe would collapse with dizzying speed. The order which...
Mahatma Gandhi was a multi-faceted man, one whose writings spanned every subject under the sun, including: agriculture, education, science, sanitation, economics, literature, industry, women, children, health, family planning, religion, and, of course, politics. Many were surprised to learn of his p
For long the cinema has been the most sought for source of popular entertainment. People of all age groups, young and old, women and children, flocked to the cinema halls in very-increasing numbers and a net-work of Cinema halls was constructed all over the country. The Indian film industry was cons
WOMEN, SEXUALITY AND INDIAN CINEMA
By Shoma A. Chatterji
Recent films like Tauba Tauba, Murder, Julie and Jism have focussed on something not explored before in mainstream cinema - the sexuality of the Indian woman. Though this has given the director and producer ampl
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
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 th
Cinema is, without doubt, the greatest medium of entertainment but at the same time, it also reflects the true mood of the society. The Indian cinema has changed through times and has always tried to cope with the changing reality. Reel life, they say, is a reflection of real life. The influence ha
Of Names of Women in Hindi Cinema
An Exploration in Semantics
Names are of central import for characterisation in Hindi cinema and more so for women because their roles are often not very well sketched out. Women are given less screen time than their male counterparts and therefor
The 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