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  • Bollywood - 482 Words
    Following India's independence, the period from the late 1940s to the 1960s is regarded by film historians as the "Golden Age" of Hindi cinema.[15][16][17] Some of the most critically acclaimed Hindi films of all time were produced during this period. Examples include the Guru Dutt films Pyaasa (1957) and Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959) and the Raj Kapoor films Awaara (1951) and Shree 420 (1955). These films expressed social themes mainly dealing with working-class urban life in India; Awaara presented...
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  • Bollywood - 421 Words
    Bollywood in short, is the name for the film industry in Mumbai or formerly Bombay. It is considered to be the largest as far as films produced and tickets sold. They call Bollywood the movie capital of the world. 14 million Indians go to movies daily and there are more then 250 movie theatres in Mumbai alone according to an article called Bollywood, India’s movie industry known as Bollywood, by Matt Rosenberg. Bollywood films are very much a theatrical production a lot like a musical...
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  • Bollywood - 3970 Words
    Bollywood ‘From kanya kumara to Kazakhstan from Morocco to Malaysia’ Bollywood found enthusiastic audience all over the globe’ (Thussu, 2008,p.97) Some of the most popular movies seen in the world are Indian movies. Here we not only talk about the billion Indian audiences where approximately 12 million people go to cinema everyday, but a large audience beyond the Indian population countries like Russia, China, Middle East, Turkey and Africa (including Maghreb countries of North Africa)....
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  • Bollywood Museum - 308 Words
    Bollywood Museum- Filmcity, Mumbai An international design consortium led by Shashi Prabhu & Associates, Mumbai in partnership with Boston based Verner Johnson Architects, Boston-based site designers ZNA, Boston-based exhibit designers Christopher Chadbourne Associates, and Bollywood film expert Pravin Nadkar won the international design competition to create a new World Class Bollywood Museum at Film City, Mumbai. The dynamism and vitality of Bollywood is reflected in every part of the...
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  • effect of bollywood - 979 Words
    Part of the Indian film industry known as Bollywood, produced its first silent film in 1913 and its first sound film in 1931, two unique ‘firsts’ both of which occurred before India’s independence in 1947. Post Independence era of the 1950s and 1960s is often termed Bollywood’s Golden Age, during which Bollywood produced numerous critically acclaimed movies. From the late 1960s-Present, the Modern Age of Bollywood has brought this Hindi Cinema under an international limelight. Bollywood actors...
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  • Film and Bollywood - 1582 Words
    Hollywood is the universal word for movies. Everyone knows this is where movies are created and filmed. Hollywood is very well known all over the world as one of the best for their movie industry. Many people do not realize that there are different types of film industries located in places other than Hollywood. Hollywood has been a major influence for the film industry called Bollywood, which is based in India. As years have gone by, Bollywood actually has begun to have a major influence on...
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  • Bollywood and Mumbai - 936 Words
    In what ways is mumbai important as a metropolitan city? Mumbai serves as an important economic hub of the country, contributing 10% of all factory employment, 40% of all income tax collections, 60% of all customs duty collections, 20% of all central excise tax collections, 40% of India's foreign trade and Rupees 40 billion (US$ 9 billion) in corporate taxes. Mumbai's per-capita income is Rs.48,954 which is almost three times the national average. Many of India's numerous conglomerates...
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  • Bollywood Movies - 513 Words
    Bollywood Movies: Why Many People Love Bollywood Movies What makes Bollywood movies surge high in the entertainment business? What makes Bollywood movies unique from other movies? Find out more about Bollywood movies below. “From the glitziest of entertainment to the sparest of intellectual abstraction, from lavish spectacle to minimalist poetry, issues of gender, of politics, of poverty and plenty, India’s cinema encompasses them all. - Vasudev, Aruna (ed.) (1995), Introduction, Frames of...
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  • Bollywood and Liberalization - 6353 Words
    Bollywood and Liberalization Bollywood as a term has been roughly in vogue for the last four decades and is synonymous to the Hindi film industry of Mumbai, formerly Bombay. But not until recently the term Bollywood has become a global phenomenon with the hay days of the economic liberalization or globalization in India since 1991. But before we delve deep into Bollywood, it is imperative that we should throw light on the economic phenomena of globalization and its socio-cultural impact...
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  • Bollywood Dance - 902 Words
    Roopali Jayswal Dance 100 Essay2 October 5, 2010 Bollywood is the informal term used for the Hindi-based film industry based in India. Bollywood is the largest film producer in India and is one of the largest centers of film production in the world. Bollywood films almost always have a series of songs and dances that sets it apart from industries like Hollywood. Bollywood dancing is a critical part of Indian film and culture and has changed in a number of ways throughout the years....
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  • Gendering in Bollywood - 6780 Words
    Students’ Research Global Media Journal – Indian Edition/ISSN 2249-5835 Sponsored by the University of Calcutta/ www.caluniv.ac.in Summer Issue / June 2012 Vol. 3/No.1 GENDER REFLECTIONS IN MAINSTREAM HINDI CINEMA Nidhi Shendurnikar Tere Junior Research Scholar Department of Political Science, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat, India Website: http://www.msubaroda.ac.in Email: mailtonidhi@sify.com, Blog: www.68pagesofmylife.blospot.com Abstract : Cinema is meant and believed...
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  • Bollywood and Gender - 1557 Words
    Research Proposal Aim: To study and compare the role of women in some of the women centric Hindi films released between 1980 to 1990 and 2000 and 2010. Objective: To study the issues of gender, caste, development that were perceived in Indian cinema then and now in women centric films. A comparative study about the representation of women in Indian cinema then and now in women centric films. Scope: There are a numerous women centric films that are created in diverse languages around the...
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  • Bollywood Museum - 1195 Words
    1. BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM, MUMBAI BOLLYWOOD….. India's entertainment industry, has grown colossally to around Rs. 222 billion, according to KPMG. Bollywood alone accounts for over 40% of total revenue of the Indian film industry. And though Bollywood is what the Indian masses turn to for entertainment, it was long felt there was no organised format or means to consume this experience. NEED OF THE PROJECT... Unlike abroad where one can access art galleries and museums showcasing the city's...
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  • Bollywood and Social Media Marketing
    For the exclusive use of s. zhang, 2014. IMB 437 SUHRUTA KULKARNI, KARTHIKA A. S. AND U. DINESH KUMAR 1920 EVIL RETURNS – BOLLYWOOD AND SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING Horror story tellers get a high out of the sensation they sell. Some people like to be the life of a party by making people laugh. In a group of people, there are some who only talk about tragic stuff and then there are a few like me who love to scare. I love to peddle fear. 1 Vikram Bhatt, The Times of India, September 8, 2012 People who...
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  • Is Bollywood Shining in Asia
    Is Bollywood Shining in Asia? Introduction As Smith, a columnist for Articlemyriad, mentioned, “Far from being mere entertainment, though, the Bollywood movies represent a powerful means of self- and community expression which Indians are using to define themselves in front of the rest of the world,” (Smith) Exploring the Bollywood movie and its emergency in Asia is an effective way to see whether India has some common culture elements with other Asian countries and whether they are...
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  • Hollywood, Bollywood... Nollywood - 668 Words
    Hollywood, Bollywood... Ah! Ha! Nollywood! Life as a way of taking shape on its own if will fail to straighten its bends and correct its mistakes. In the movie world Hollywood is no stranger to the masses and the youngest of children. Over the years, Hollywood has grown to surpass the imagination of the world, creating wonders, taking the movie-lovers to space and light years back in time. According to Wikipedia, Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles, California, United States of America....
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  • 5 Force Model of Bollywood
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  • Indian Film Industry Bollywood
    INDIAN FILM INDUSTRY INTRODUCTION The entertainment industry in India has outperformed the economy and is one of the fastest growing sectors in India. However, it registered a moderate growth of over 6 per cent in 200.The industry is expected to grow from Rs. 166 billion (U.S. $ 3.45 billion) to Rs. 419 billion(U.S. $ 8.72 billion) by the year 2007. Film entertainment is the most popular form of entertainment and it is this undiminished passion through the decades that has driven India to...
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  • Poster Culture of Bollywood - 1688 Words
    Apart from developing an audio and video language to reach to the audience, the popular Hindi Cinema or Bollywood as it is popularly called, developed a unique visual language too,during the 1930s, through the magnificent, larger-than-life hand-painted film posters. The large banner paintings,either in the form of a collage,or over-sized cutouts of actors and actresses ,were the first major tools to promote a film. Although, the exact origins are relatively unknown,but it is widely believed...
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  • Cinema of India and Bollywood Films
    I. Introduction Our group is going to lead you in the glamorous world of the Indian film business, which is commonly called Bollywood. II. What is Bollywood ? Bollywood is a term used to describe the Indian film industry, the largest in the world in terms of film productions. As we have noticed, Bollywood is a play on the word Hollywood ; the « B » comes from Bombaï, also known as Mumbaï, which is a big city in India. Bollywood, the greatest dream factory on the...
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  • Representation of Women in Bollywood - 471 Words
    Introduction Cinema is meant and believed to entertain. It is a popular media of mass consumption which plays a key role in molding opinions, constructing images and reinforcing dominant cultural values. The representation of women characters in the main stream bollywood movies. Hindi cinema has been a major point of reference for Indian culture in this century. It has shaped and expressed the changing scenario of modern India to an extent. Bollywood cinema has influenced the way in which...
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  • Bollywood + Cricket = Big Business
    The two things that unite the rich and the poor, the educated elite and the illiterate, the city-dwellers and the villagers in India are undoubtedly – Bollywood and Cricket! Both have their own share of success and star factor – Shah Rukh Khan has a big fan following in Germany, while Sachin Tendulkar was gifted a Ferrari by Michael Schumacher. Both are big businesses – the Bollywood stars as do the cricketers appear regularly on TV to endorse everything from under-garments to life insurance to...
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  • BOLLYWOOD PAPER 1 - 1906 Words
    HAPPY NEW YEAR! Why is the role of women in Bollywood movies inferior to the Male role? Bollywood is the moniker for the Hindi film industry in India. The films released out of Bollywood are encircled around the male character. This paper is intended to research the reason behind the aforementioned trend. This paper will examine whether the Male Dominance, in the film making process a product of culture or a business decision. The movie Happy New Year would be used to examine the extent to...
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  • Hollywood vs Bollywood - 375 Words
    When we think of the movie capital of the world we think of Hollywood, California. Actually, the world's movie capital is in Bombay. This place is called Bollywood, which is the nickname for the Indian film industry. When comparing Hollywood and Bollywood there are more differences than similarities. We would assume that the United States produces more movies a year than anywhere else in the world. Bollywood is known to produce more than 800 films a year, when the United States produces half...
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  • Bollywood Versus Hollywood - 579 Words
    BOLLYWOOD MOVIES AREMORE POPULAR THAN HOLLYWOOD MOVIES The Purpose of this paper is to try to make a case and possibly a conclusion on the popularity of the above captioned movie industries. DEFINITIONS: Bollywood is defined and generally accepted to be the name given to the Mumbai based Hindi language film industry in India (www.bollywood.com) and as such all movies produced and directed by entertainment company’s registered under the supervision of the Central Board of Film Certification is...
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  • Bollywood Museum-Architectural Thesis
    BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM, MUMBAI The museum for Indian cinema referred to as BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM, is an initiative by Ministry of film and broadcasting, Govt. of India to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema. The aim of project is to enlighten the people and future generations about the glory of our cinema industry and enlighten them about the people who made our country the largest cinema industry of world. As per the brief from the ministry, the major exhibits in the museum would be: Artefacts,...
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  • The Worldwide Popularity of Bollywood - 515 Words
    Yes! There is no disputing that finally Bollywood has arrived and its stars are shining bright. It doesn’t matter which part of the globe you live in anymore. Bollywood movies and their stars are gaining grounds everywhere. All over the world America, Europe, Australia, the Persian Gulf and other parts of Asia as well Bollywood movies are being watched and Bollywood stars are creating the kind of madness associated with only Hollywood stars before. Proof of the worldwide popularity of Bollywood...
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  • 100 Years of Bollywood - 1120 Words
    8 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 Prasoon Joshi has written a centenary anthem for the Indian cinema, which was sung on the occasion of IIFA Awards in Singapore this year. “The anthem celebrates 100 years of Indian Cinema,” Joshi...
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  • Globalization of Bollywood and Hollywood - 1474 Words
    Globalization of Bollywood Matusitz, J., & Payano, P. (2005). “Globalisation of Popular Culture: From Hollywood to Bollywood.” South Asia Research. 32(2): 123-138 Jonathan Matusitz and Pam Payano both professors of Nicholson School of Communication, University of Central Florida justify the globalization of Bollywood by the influence of western Hollywood culture. The journal emphasizes that in the 1970’s, Bollywood had combined romance, drama, and comedy with such song-and-dance sequences in...
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  • Bollywood and National Identity - 1667 Words
    Politics and Society – The Power of Film Indian cinema has had a longstanding tradition in not only being entertaining for wider audiences, it has also had a tradition of factoring in economic issues in an effort to create film that will not only appeal to audiences, but directly pertain to the viewer. Therefore, popular films must be attentive to the discourse that is taking place in society to ensure that the film is relevant to...
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  • Exploration to the History of Bollywood Dance
    History of World Dance 3813-001 April 7, 2010 An Exploration to the History of Bollywood Dance In 2008, the movie “Slum dog Millionaire” inspired a new dance craze, quickly spreading across the globe. Due to the movies, popular hit song, “Jai Ho” and the famous choreographed dance shown in a memorable performance during the closing credits of the film, known as Bollywood dance, has exploded into dance studios, workout facilities, and films worldwide. For decades, the infusion of song and...
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  • Cultural Significance of Bollywood - 332 Words
    The popularity of Bollywood produced films have steadily increased over the years in Southeast Asia with the economic reforms of the 1990s in India. For all I know, most people in the West are aware of the term with a shallow understanding to it with a few people who have actually studied the facts behind it. In the process of selecting my interviewees, the individuals who decided to proceed with the interview held very broad, generalist views on the first two questions. Many of them have never...
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  • Comparison of Bollywood with Hollywood
    Satwinder Singh (5984254) Bollywood Research Paper Many viewers have always seem to ask them selves what is the difference between Bollywood films and Hollywood. Bollywood films in the past they all had very similar themes and expressions, but Bollywood films today are somewhat resembling to Hollywood, as one can argue Hollywood films are still more technologically advanced compared to Bollywood movies, since Hollywood movies have a much bigger budget than Bollywood films. Over the past ten...
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  • Effect of Bollywood on the Status of Indian Women
    Rahil Rajesh Gala Media Studies Professor Sylvia Martin 6th April, 2010. Fight for your rights: The effect of Bollywood on the status of Indian women. “However much a mother may love her children, it is all but impossible her to provide high-quality child care if she herself is poor and oppressed, illiterate and uninformed, anaemic and unhealthy, has five or six other...
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  • Bollywood: Selling Indian Movies in the West
    BOLLYWOOD Selling Indian Movies in the West INTRODUCTION India’s most prominent movie industry is known by the name of Bollywood. It recently became the largest movie industry in the world (Jones, Arora, Mishra and Lefort, 2005; Srinivas, 2002). The name Bollywood is a reference to Hollywood, in which the “B” stands for Bombai, the city in which Bollywood originated. Bollywood is making thousands of movies every year with one of the world’s largest audiences. Bollywood has always exported...
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  • The Globalization of Bollywood: Through a New Perspective
    The Globalization of Bollywood: Through a New Perspective Now in a culture strongly influenced by technology, communicating with an individual across the world is simple with the free program Skype. Also, travelling is becoming more popular; I have visited both of my grandparent’s home countries before either of my parents. Living in Canada, going to the University of Toronto, I see different cultures living, learning, and interacting together in one community. We are living in a very...
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  • Nation Is Linkes to Family, Patriarchy, Society and Community in Bollywood
    Nation encompasses numerous embedded meanings in Bollywood. Let me begin with first explaining what a nation actually means. As mentioned by Ernest Renan in his famous speech, “A nation is a soul, a spiritual principle.” He further goes on to simplify that two things actually bound the citizens together. First is the common inspiring and the rich heritage that they share and secondly the desire to live together and be prepared to sacrifice themselves for their nation just like their ancestors....
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  • Slumdog: Who Wants to Be A Millionaire ? and Popular Bollywood Film
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  • Bollywood Dance Movies and Indian American Identity Formation
    Bollywood Dance Movies and Indian American Identity Formation Introduction Bollywood song and dance draws attention to Indian film studies as one of the most dominant and distinguishing features of the Indian culture (Dudrah, 2006, p.26). Dancing within movies is becoming among the most common attributes of modern popular culture that generates and reflects diversity in cultures and the traditional values of a society. Consequently, films have become a major part of modern society, through...
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  • Exploring Crisis of Identity in Hazar Chaurasi Ki Maa: Studying life of Naxalism in Bollywood
    Exploring Crisis of Identity in Hazar Chaurasi Ki Maa: Studying life of Naxalism in Bollywood Chitra Tanwar Srivastava1 Ravi Shankar2 Assistant Professor, Mass Communication, Govt P.G. College, Hisar 1 Head, Department of Mass Communication, Govt P.G. College, Ambala Cantt2 Abstract The Indian Cinema has carved a special place for itself in its audiences across the globe. It is believed to be capable of raising issues and at times changing people’s perceptions. One of the major issues...
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  • Review on The Effectiveness of Brand/product Placement in Films and A Comparison between Brand Placements in Hollywood and Bollywood films
    Review on The Effectiveness of Brand/product Placement in Films and A Comparison between Brand Placements in Hollywood and Bollywood films Pulidindi Venugopal, Avinash Inuganti, P. Harsha Vardhan, Vedika Kashyap Abstract: The advertisements of products/brands in televisions are experiencing skipping of channel and the marketers finding it difficult to promote their brands or products, effectively. So the marketers are now finding new media to promote their products/brands. One of...
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  • madhuri - 395 Words
     Madhuri Dixit Madhuri dixit one the most famous and beautiful actress of indian cinema was born on 15th may 1967 in the house of Shankar and Snehlata Dixit .she had two sister Rupali and Bharti and one brother Ajit. she did her schooling from divine child high school and colleging from Bombay parle college to be a microbiologist. She was a trained and graceful kathak dancer. Earlier at that time her aim was not to come in film line to become an actress but...
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  • Effect of Indian Cinema on Society
    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 children sang and danced to the tune of raunchy film numbers during the opening festivities. While both Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu and Union I&B Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad expressed...
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  • Modern Day India : Presentation
    MODERN DAY INDIA Quick presentation The flag : Subsequently, to avoid sectarian associations with the colour scheme, saffron, white and green were chosen for the three bands, representing courage and sacrifice, peace and truth, and faith and chivalry respectively.Spinning Ashoka Chakra represents the eternal wheel of law. The Emblem : four Asiatic lions standing back to back - symbolizing power, courage, pride, and confidence 1- Bollywood : A) What is Bollywood * Indian film...
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  • Culture and Indian Movies - 1514 Words
    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 our Pakistani showbiz industry. It is said that Urdu language became famous all over the world because of Indian Movies. Indian movies are promoting Indian culture and you would obviously know that...
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  • lux history - 440 Words
    LUX SOAP HISTORY This Hindustan Unilever product has focused on wide promotions most of which has been short lived. Apart from tagging itself as a beauty brand made for the stars, it has even designed short term promotions for sales. One of the famous ones being: This was one of the popular promotions which offered gold coins in few selected soaps. – This offer gave a chance to few lucky winners who got a chance to live a day like Aishwarya Rai with gift offers worth Rs.50,000 from...
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  • Sunny Leone's Pr - 997 Words
    SUNNY LEONE HISTORY Sunny Leone was born in Sarnia, Ontario, to parents who emigrated from India. When she was 15, her family received their green card and migrated to the United States. After graduating from high school in 1999 she enrolled in college She first worked in a German bakery, then a jiffy lube Through an agent she got work for penthouse, and in March 2001 she was voted penthouse pet of the month. The same year, she got a 3 year contract offer from Vivid, and slowly transitioned into...
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  • Chennai Express - 5086 Words
    CHENNAI EXPRESS Chennai Express is a 2013 Indian romantic action comedy film[4][3] directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner Red Chillies Entertainment.[7] The film features Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. This is the second collaboration between Khan and Padukone after the 2007 blockbuster Om Shanti Om and the first between Khan and Rohit Shetty. Chennai Express is about a man's journey from Mumbai to Rameshwaram and what happens along the way after...
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  • pakistan studies - 1953 Words
     TOPIC: WESTERN CULTUTURAL IMPERALISM IN BOOLWOOD Subject: Gender and Films Submitted To: MAM AMNA HAFEEZ Submitted By: Muhammad Ishaq Nasir Khan Mengal Umer Khitab SUBMITTED ON: 26-11-2012 CONTENTS 01) INTRODUCTION----------------------------------------------------------------03 02) THEORETICAL STUDY------------------------------------------------------04 03) FILMIC TEXT DECONSTRUCTION-------------------------------------05 04)...
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  • Imc Tools Used by Lux
    IMC TOOLS USED BY LUX Promotion The great Indian brand wagon started nearly four decades ago. Great brands sometimes outlast their ambassadors as proven by Lux which celebrated its 75th anniversary in India. The first ambassador, Leela Chitnis featured in a Lux advertisement which flagged off the Lux wagon. She gave way to a galaxy of stars which includes Madhubala, Nargis, Meena Kumari, Mala Sinha, Sharmila Tagore, Waheeda Rehman, Saira Banu, Hema Malini, Zeenat Amaan, Juhi Chawla,...
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  • ANALYSIS OF FILMS BY INDIAN WOMEN DIASPORA
    Introduction India has the second largest diaspora in the world, estimated at over 25 million, spread across every major region in the world.1 Yet, it is difficult to speak of one great Indian diaspora because it is the result of different waves of migration over hundreds of years driven by a variety of reasons-mercantilism, colonialism and globalisation. Its early experiences make up a saga of trials, tribulations and the eventual triumph of determination and hard work. Often the experience...
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  • Yash Raj Films - 6899 Words
     LITERATURE REVIEW INDEX Serial no Particulars Page no. 1. Early history of the brand and its evolution over time. 3 - 6 2. Initial positioning and subsequent repositioning 7 - 8 3. Advertising, sales promotion and segmentation strategy followed by the brand 9 - 16 4. Analysis of product and generic competition to the brand 17 - 20 5. Strategies...
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  • Everyt Bbahing for - 370 Words
    Question 4: Whay are the globalization factors that influenced the production of Krrish in Singapore? How many countries representatives helped in creation of mega success film Krrish? Answer 4: ►Krrish was 60 percent made in Singapore. The globalization Factors that influenced the production of Krrish in Singapore:- ♦Government approval: For the first time in the Indian film history, A large scale alliance was created with the production house and Singapore’s tourism board (STB). As...
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  • Slumdog Millionaire - 1108 Words
    Name writer: Vikas Swarup Book title: Slumdog millionaire Publishing year: 2005 Summary The story starts with the moment at which Ram Mohammed Thomas is arrested by the police. He has just won an enormous amount of money, namely one billion rupees. All that by winning a quiz-show called ‘Who will win a Billion’ a quiz show that is similar to the show that we know as ‘Lotto weekend millionaires’. The problem is that the company who made the show just doesn’t want to believe that a poor, 18...
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  • role of women in cinema - 1102 Words
    The Role 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 also most of the times deliberately, it is and has been responsible for moulding opinions, constructing images and reinforcing dominant cultural values. This research deals with the study...
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  • Sdddfsdfsdfdsfsdf - 1743 Words
    INTRODUCTION * The Aamir Khan starrer Ghajini has created waves at the box office by raking in Rs 90 crore worldwide on the first weekend of its release. But much before that, the film had already created waves in the world of marketing by setting new standards for the industry. * Ghajini has been marketed as ‘India’s first event film’ one that has the potential to become a successful business venture rather than just the box office success of the movie. * Apart from the ongoing...
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  • India and Rampant Piracy - 1204 Words
    “PIRACY AND FILM INDUSTRY IN INDIA” (With special reference to Tollywood) A presentation submitted in partial fulfillment of the Masters Degree (M.Sc) in Visual communication By GUNNA KARTHIK DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION ANDHRA LOYOLA COLLEGE Vijayawada (2010-2011) CONTENTS Research Topic Introduction Review of Literature Research Hypothesis Research Objectives Research Questions Research Methodology Scope of the Study...
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  • movie marketing - 20319 Words
    Project report on Movie Marketing By Mr. Punit Ketan Thakkar T.Y.B.M.S. Div – B Roll No – 109 Academic year 2010-2011 Project Guide Prof. Pankaj Natu DATE OF SUBMISSION 30TH September, 2010 SVKM’s Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics Vile Parle (W), Mumbai-400053 -1- DECLARATION I, Punit Thakkar of SVKM’s Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics of TYBMS, hereby declare that I have completed the project on Movie Marketing in the academic year...
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  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema. Essay
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