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  • Sexism In The Film Lagaan

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    “Lagaan” (2001) is written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, and produced by Aamir Khan who is also the main character of the film, Bhuvan. The film is based on the Indian villagers under British raj, and during Victorian period, the late nineteenth century. The story happened in 1893, when the whole Indian village was suffered by drought and high taxes. Then under the lead of Bhuvan, the villagers won the cricket game, and forced the British to revoke the taxation and withdraw the village. The

  • Outliers : The Story Of Success

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    (Staff, 2006) In the movie Lagaan, the habitants, burdened by high taxes, find themselves in an extraordinary situation, whose results may change the village’s destiny forever. The success story of the villagers is not a typical success story, but rather it implicates on the major

  • Politics And History Through An Alternative Path For Self Rule

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    20200 29 May 2008 361411 Politics and history through an alternative path to self-rule Lagaan (2001), through the setting of Hindi cinema and the popular appeal of cricket, charts an alternative history of India, from the colonised past of 1893 to an ideal post-colonial future. Using elements of pop culture, the director Ashutosh Gowarikar transforms the singularity of Champaneer’s struggle against triple-lagaan, into a microcosm of an Indian nation’s ideal path toward self-rule. Notably, this self-rule

  • Religion In Bollywood Movies

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    Jai Jagadish (2002), Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999) and Hum Aapke Hain Kaun (1994) are some of the movies that represented a typical Indian, Hindu family by utilizing traditional costumes and festival celebrations. Dimitrova (2016) discussed the movie Lagaan (2001) and the portrayal of the religion, Hinduism in the movie. The movie was predicated in the North Indian village, Champaner, which is a part of the princely state in 1893 (Dimitrova, 2016). In the movie, British rulers are stereotyped and represented

  • How Bollywood Uses New Media Tools For Marketing Its Film

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    How Bollywood Uses New Media Tools For Marketing its Movie. Nirajan Rijal Abstract In today’s world thousands of movies release each year. Every movie has its own promotional strategies. To pull audience in theatre, producers and movie distributors use innovative strategies. There is a tough competition between movies, so promotion is most important part. New media is the latest platform to market movies. Movie website

  • The Cabaret Style Of Bollywood Dance: Kathak And Bharatanatyam Dance

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    One of the outstanding aspects of the Bollywood industry is the style in which the films are portrayed. Unlike Hollywood films, the Bollywood industry takes influence from many cultural and religious backgrounds and infuses them into their productions. The iconic style of Bollywood lies mainly in its Musical nature with many films featuring numerous Song and Dance recitals. Classical Indian dance has been around for thousands of years and still exists to this day. The researcher has been formally

  • Mahatma Gandhi : The First War Of Indian Independence

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    Mahatma Gandhi was one with the greatest soul who was a freedom fighter, father of the nation and he was called ‘Bapu’ in the India. He took India to a totally new level by employing movements like non-violence, civil disobedience and civil rights during India’s freedom struggle with the British. He was fasting for purification, and respect for all religions. The British government rule in India under crown rule, ending a century of control of the East India Company. The life and death struggle

  • My Pastime As A Pastime

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    One of my pastimes was watching movies. Besides Andaz Apna Apna, I would watch the popular movies playing in the theatre (#FastAndFuriousSeries #DhoomSeries), and occasionally watch the movies that play on Sony Max (#Sooryavansham #TarzanTheWonderCar #TheyNeedNewMovies). Can this even be called a hobby? Was I being passionate about my passion? I decided to convert this pastime into a hobby by watching the 250 highest rated movies ever made. It took me three years (nearly 2 movies a week), but it

  • The White Bollywood

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    From Raja Harishchandra (1913) to The Good Road (2013), the cinema of India, an extremely important part of our cultural identity celebrating its centenary this year. Has been working as an ambassador of India to a global audience since the day of its inception. In India, it is often seen that films made in Hindi targeted at a larger audience, commonly known as mainstream movies or Bollywood films, employ a different grammar of filmmaking than that is used in so-called sensible or parallel cinema

  • Monsoon Wedding Analysis

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    Narrative o The film's narrative is constructed around the erection of the wedding tent by PK Dubey. o The romance entanglements of the Punjabi family is played out against this "manufactured" nuptial event. o traces five intersecting stories, each navigating through different aspects of love of during a traditional Punjabi wedding in Delhi. In essence: o The love between a couple married for 25 years, teenage lust, the bride’s tryst with her lover the night before her arranged marriage to