Badalta Samay… Badalta Cinema

Badalta Samay… Badalta Cinema – Part 8

Indian Film Industry adopts ‘Technology’ to battle Piracy!   From Television to Video Piracy to Audio Piracy and now the bullying by OTT!  The Indian film industry has been bravely confronting the technological challenges because technology and inventions are the bitter truth of existence. On the one hand, if the technology and inventions created hurdles and shattered the film business,…

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Badalta Samay… Badalta Cinema

Badalta Samay… Badalta Cinema – Part 3

How color changed the face of the film industry? With the invention of Sound in Indian Cinema, the film industry got a tremendous boost, and the business of the film industry escalated multifold. Elated at the enormous money generated due to sound cinema, filmmakers became desperate to invent color films in India. The first filmmaker who did the experimentation in…

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Jagdeep

The humorous laughter of Jagdeep falls silent.

The humorous laughter of Jagdeep falls silent. . Hindi Cinema’s most talented actor cum comedian Jagdeep passed away on Wednesday, following age-related health problems. He was 81. He will always be remembered for playing Soorma Bhopali in the cult film Sholay. Jagdeep ( Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffrey) appeared in more than 400 films. He started as a child artist and…

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Decline Of Producers And Rise Of Actors

The Era When Producers Ruled Cinema – Part 2

Film making may be a director’s craft and a film star’s glitz to pull in the audience into cinema halls but without a sensible ‘producer’ a film cannot be imagined. Hence producers dominated filmmaking in the past. The glorious Prabhat Films founded by actor/director V Shantaram laid the foundation of filmmaking in India in 1929. Prabhat Films made several thought-provoking…

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Centenary Of Indian Cinema

‘Do Aankhen Barah Haath’ Is India’s First Film To Win A Hollywood ‘Golden Globe Award

Film legend V Shantaram is regarded as one of the pillars of Indian cinema. His film Do Aankhen Barah Haath has the distinction of being the first Hindi feature film to win the prestigious Golden Globe award under the Samuel Goldwyn category. It may be noted that the Golden Globe Awards are America’s most prestigious award presented by the Hollywood…

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