ALIGARH v/s DOSTANA : GAY CINEMA & BOLLYWOOD

When it comes to Bollywood, the subject of Gender Sensitization hardly gets addressed through films. But few films do talk about LGBTQ Community in either conventional narrative or else through unconventional masterpieces. Today we are comparing one conventional Bollywood film with an unconventional one & both films represent GAY MEN.ALIGARH (2015) & DOSTANA (2008) are … Read moreALIGARH v/s DOSTANA : GAY CINEMA & BOLLYWOOD

GARAM HAWA: THE MUSLIM PLIGHT OF PARTITION

PARTITION- The division of British India into two separate states- India & Pakistan; the consequences were horrific for both sides and for both Hindus and Muslims, not all Indians wanted partition still millions of them moved to what they hoped would be a safer territory with Muslims going to Pakistan & Hindus and Sikhs moving … Read moreGARAM HAWA: THE MUSLIM PLIGHT OF PARTITION

POPULAR CINEMA: MAINSTREAM MASSALA OF INDIAN CINEMA

INDIAN CINEMA from its very beginning had been more of a medium of Popular Entertainment/Culture than an ART form, Popular culture or pop-culture is the combination of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, images, and other phenomena that are within the mainstream of a given culture The expression ‘popular culture’ is preferred as it denotes what majority of … Read morePOPULAR CINEMA: MAINSTREAM MASSALA OF INDIAN CINEMA

WOMEN ADULTERY IN INDIAN CINEMA

In INDIAN SOCIETY, You know who is an ideal woman? well there can be lot of subjective answers for this , But traditional Indian society, definite and consensual norms of behavior handed down from the past regulated the conduct of women. For example, the Concept of woman as Sita is prevalent in Indian society. Sita, … Read moreWOMEN ADULTERY IN INDIAN CINEMA

PARALLEL CINEMA: SIDE HUSTLE OF INDIAN CINEMA

CINEMA OF INDIA has a very long history ; The first Indian film was made in 1913; the earliest talkie was released in 1931. From the very beginning, Indian cinema evolved as a popular form of entertainment. Where there is a “hero, heroine,& villain” Format. Song, Music, Dance, & spectacle are considered essential elements of … Read morePARALLEL CINEMA: SIDE HUSTLE OF INDIAN CINEMA