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  • Bollywood Influence

    The influence of Bollywood in everyday life According to the Oxford Dictionary, the name ‘Bollywood’ is actually derived from a portmanteau of Bombay and Hollywood; which we all popularly know as the hub of the American film industry. India, the world’s largest producer of films actualizes an average of 1,288 to 1,500 feature films every year compared to films produced by Hollywood which are only a fraction. Although Hindi cinema is just a segment of India’s annual film production, it remains as the most popular and influential with an estimated 3.6 billion tickets sold worldwide, compared to Hollywood’s sale of 2.6 billion tickets each year. In fact, Hindi movies are the mainstay of entertainment and almost a religion in the nation. This is largely due to the South Asian audience having a strong following and also includes the diaspora in Europe and North America that have large immigrant communities who easily relate to Bollywood depictions. Filming in cities such as Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore and utilizing cost-effectiveness has also earned them recognition as cinematographic settings. The musical and dance elements present in the films also resonate with Southeast Asians who share similar musical cultures with Indians. The Virtual World With the advent of internet, industries have totally altered their traditional…

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  • Patriotism In Romantic Bollywood

    Romantic bollywood movies to must watch: Bollywood film is such a kind of diversion, to the point that enlivens individuals of India and in addition far and wide for quite a long time. It has provides for us most valuable, paramount bits of craft ever those we can look the same number of time as we need. Possibly the best effect of Bollywood has been on patriotism in India itself, where nearby rest of Indian film, it has been able to be part and heap of the 'Indian story'. In the interpretations…

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  • The Ambiguity Of Bollywood Cinema

    The term Bollywood, were ambiguous, seems to serve different purposes for different people across the world. In academia, the meaning of Bollywood is that, one tends to use the term as loosely as to refer to the Indian film industry as a whole, but much like other Hollywood and Bollywood has also come to stand for auxiliary aspects of film production which includes such as choreography, music, songs, costumes, makeup and even hairstyles. In the past it was known as Hindi cinema, Bombay cinema,…

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  • Bollywood Cinem Temples Of Desire

    Final Essay Any particular cinema give insight to a societies’ culture and values. According to Vijay Mishra, on Bollywood Cinema: Temples of Desire, “in which different kinds of desire—particularly patriotic desires—are evoked through the melodramatic, realistic or fantastic conventions of pleasure” (2002). He defines Bollywood as a fantasy and realistic adventure. I will analyze two Bollywood movies by tackling the issue of inequality. They are Lagaan which depicts the discrimination between…

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  • Air Khan Transformation Analysis

    Aamir Khan Transformation Title: Aamir Khan Talks About Body Transformation Bollywood Celebrities fitness tips: We all are the fans of Bollywood, one of the largest film industry in the world. The achievements of Bollywood in the entertainment industry are very high and still Indian film industry continues entertaining its million of audiences in all over the world. However, This is not an easy task for actors and actresses to work in a movie, this needs a lot of hard work and dedication to…

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  • Analysis Of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    Bollywood takes a new significance in everyone’s life. It reflects various themes through the public elements for Indian diaspora. The Bollywood diaspora often represents a substantial market for films whose characters are a definition of Indian identity galvanized by globalization. In this paper, the movie ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ is analyzed to show how diaspora has been represented through its lens. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) (1995) a Yash Raj production, is an iconic and a very…

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  • Effects Of Indian Film Industry On Rape And Violence In India

    At the end of every Bollywood film, there is, at least, one shooting or fighting scene, which is uncalled for and highly exaggerated. These types of violence justify assaulting law enforcement and picking fights whenever there is a disagreement. Albert Bandura, a famous psychologist, expressed this notion in his famous Bobo Doll experiment. In that experiment, they tested how children reacted to watching violent actions against a Bobo Doll. After the adults leave, the kids were tested to see if…

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  • Difference Between Rupinder And Priya

    both also knew how to speak English and Hindi as a second language. They both like to watch Bollywood movies because they both speak and understand Hindi very well. Rupinder is a De Anza student so to interview her we decide meet in the college cafeteria. We choose cafeteria to meet because weather is very hot outside and it is…

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  • Stereotypes In Hollywood

    account the audiences outside India. Hence, this idea intrigued us into the issue of stereotypes and if any changes in the Bollywood themes have been made. Despite being called as a secular country, India is widely known to be a “Hindu country” since majority of the population is Hindu. Culture stereotypes such as references to the Gods and Goddess are common portrayals in Bollywood movies. Gender stereotypes such as subordinate female roles and patriarchic males roles are also common.…

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  • Sonakshi Sinha Analysis

    Bollywood divas that rule 2016 Bollywood is the general term for the Hindi language film industry situated in Mumbai. The entire Indian silver screen is generally alluded to the world standards with the expression of “Bollywood”. Moreover, Bollywood is one of the biggest film makers in India, which holds the most astounding records in Box Office collections. Naturally, acting is the most important domain of this industry where the works of the actors and actresses are viewed through any…

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