Ananda like Nina had lost his parents in an accident and went to Canada with his uncle, a successful dentist in Halifax to pursue his higher education. His loneliness and troubled memories of his parents were haunting him in the beginning and his stay with his uncle Dr Sharma’s family for a month made him realize that he was expected to be on his own. He shifted to his friend Gary’s place where he felt more comfortable and it was there he discovered that he has some sexual difficulties while he tried having sex with Sue, a friend of Gary. But he couldn’t accept it and associated it with only white girls. With his sister’s initiation he received a picture of Nina and visited India during the Christmas holiday and both were allowed to meet.
Shrikant’s career becomes his priority and his wife suffers. This book portrays the plight of almost every Indian wife. The female protagonist Shrimati sacrifices her promising career for the sake of her love and family. Her husband Shrikant, an engineer climbs up the corporate ladder and attains immense success due to his sheer talent and hard work, but starts neglecting his wife. The spark between them starts to fade away and Shrikant’s work becomes his love.
As in a dream, he pressed them. As the strength in his legs was ebbing, Chandri sat at the acharya down, holding him close. The Acharya’s hunger, so far unconscious, suddenly raged, and he cried out like a child in distress, ‘Amma !’ Chandri leaned him against her breasts, took the plantains out f her lap, peeled them and fed them to him. Then she took off her sari, spread it on the ground, and la on it hugging Praneshacharya close to her, weeping, flowing in helpless tears.”
Nishi Padma This Bengali film is directed by Aravinda Mukherjee and is an adaptation of the short story named ‘Hinger Kochuri' written by renowned writer Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. The film starred the superstar of that era, Uttam Kumar and the much-talented actress, Sabitri Chatterjee. The music of the movie by Nachiketa Ghosh was a notable one and bagged several awards for it. It was later remade in Hindi by Shakti Shamanta as "Amar Prem". Well, the remake needs no introduction in the minds of Hindi film lovers as it is one of those classic Hindi films starring yesteryear superstar Rajesh Khanna.
The Journey of Hindi Cinema with gender perspective In 1896, India was first exposed to motion pictures when the Lumiere Brothers ' Cinematograph showed six soundless short films on July 7th in Bombay. By 1899, Harishchandra Bhatvadekar shot two short films, which were exhibited with Edison‘s projecting kinescope. Throughout the first two decades, the trend continued with filmmakers such as Hiralal Sen and Thanawalla, Madan and Abdullah Esoofally, and others. Dada Sahib Phalke produced India 's first indigenous silent film, Raja Harishchandra, in May of 1913, which enabled the film industry to truly arise. By 1920, the Indian Cinema was becoming part of society.
The instant reaction is that of panic and despair. She realizes that being able to see clearly is essential if she is to become real. She returns to the city but as a new being with nature. Now she has obtained the power to see and power to act. Anita Mazumadar Desai is one of the distinguished Indian English novelist whose writings have attracted most extensive critical attention in India and abroad.
The film is somewhat based on Bhagat Singh’s history where he always rely on the masses that could bring the transformation in the society; which should be the youths desire to go against all odds in mass with armed struggle to get popularity and success. The film is also filled with inspirations, social, political and moral that compel us to think about it. Just like Karan addresses, “No country is perfect, we have to make it perfect…..we will join the police force and become IAS and take it to the right course” which is indeed a thought provoking sentence. The film seems to have answers the youths are seeking for in this dark from the policies of the corrupted authorities which in comparison is same as that of British India. The British High Class people at the time before freedom and the Brown sahibs of today’s free India are same for their works are selfish; as shown by the film.
In South Indian film culture, there is a widespread practice of idolizing movie stars, the best example being Rajnikanth. Fans go out of their way to catch repeat shows of their favorite films. Another such practice is the form of extreme devotion which is invoked in fans at times either in the form of bhakti or by appealing to some other sentiment in them. This has often been criticized and scrutinized by film critics who claim that this is a method used by film-makers to make their films big hits in the box office as the ‘magic hit formula’ does not always work. In western movies, classic realism in films appealed to the disembodied spectator quite contrary to the Bollywood and South Indian films which seek to embody the spectator.
During the 1980s, there was the beginning of the action era; this is an era that brought a lot of changes. The Bollywood Hindi films heroines have lost their strength and space to the hero. According to R. Agarwal (2014), she stated that, “She was reduced to being a glamorous component of the films, dancing around trees, being kidnapped, raped or killed.” In the recent history of Bollywood Hindi films, the body became an essential part of a success of an actress. To make their bodies fit, and be attractive they are spending lots of time in gyms and in beauty parlor. Actresses deal with the villains by herself, defeating them for example- in film Baaghi (2016) where Shraddha Kapoor is performing martial arts and is fighting for her freedom.