History of Indian cinema

Mahesh Chandra Guru, B. P. and Sapna, M. S. and Prabhudev, M. and Dileep Kumar, M. (2015) History of Indian cinema. International Journal of Business and Administration Research Review, 2 (11). ISSN 2347-856X

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The Lumiere brothers came over to India in 1896 and exhibited some films for the benefit of publics. D.G.Phalke is known as the founding father of Indian film industry. The first Indian talkie film Alam Ara was produced in 1931 by Ardeshir Irani. In the age of mooki films, about 1000 films were made in India. A new age of talkie films began in India in 1929. The decade of 1940s witnessed remarkable growth of Indian film industry. The Indian films grew well statistically and qualitatively in the post-independence period. In the decade of 1960s, Bollywood and regional films grew very well in the country because of the technological advancements and creative ventures. In the decade of 1970s, new experiments were conducted by the progressive film makers in India. In the decade of 1980s, the commercial films were produced in large number in order to entertain the masses and generate income. Television also gave a tough challenge to the film industry in the decade of 1990s. The provision of 100% foreign direct investment also made lot of difference from film production, distribution and exhibition points of view. The 21st century offers plenty of opportunities to the Indian film makers. Several creative directors, film makers, artists and technocrats have added a new dimension to film making in India. The provision of 100% foreign direct investment has made the Indian film market attractive for foreign enterprises. The Indian films are screened in the international film festivals in good number in the recent times. There is a bright future for Indian cinema in the years to come.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Journalism and Mass Media Communication
Divisions: Department of > Journalism and Mass Communication
Depositing User: Shrirekha N
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2019 07:12
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2019 07:12
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/8753

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