Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Representation of Women in Bollywood
Cinema is meant and believed to entertain. It is a popular media of mess consumption which plays a key role in molding opinions, constructing images and reinforcing prevalent cultural values. The representation of women characters in the main stream bollywood movies. Hindi picture show has been a major point of reference for Indian culture in this century. It has shaped and expressed the changing scenario of modern India to an extent. Bollywood cinema has influenced the way in which people perceive various aspects of their own conduct. Bollywoods journey is well hundred years.Bollywood has been essentially male-centric, leaving a little space for the female person counterparts to evolve and grow as performers. In earlier films, they were based on mythology or historic kind, whither male were given importance and female were showcased here and in that location. Now, its different. As women in India redefined the status and role in the society, it is seemed to be reflected in the films as well. But up to what extent is it true it should be a healthy practice. There is no reason to think women as sensitive creatures and huddled behind a veil.The way of living of palpable life women is the inspiration for reel life act. But is it an exact limning of what we see in real life? The changes launch in the flick of women in the last decade are vast. WOMEN CENTRIC FILMS During 2002 2012, there is a lot of notable women centric films. Women being protagonist is either portrayed as a positive or nix character. But there are also movies worry JODHA-AKBAR which is not under this category yet the characterization of Jodha, makes us feel that movie is being pulled by her.Likewise, ROCKSTAR the ideal movie is scripted on the heroin but the character of her is negative (i. e. against the social ethics). Women are either portrayed as modern life Sati-Savithris or entirely the negative version. But women are just now portrayed as they are in real life. The movies a re make for the audience. Therefore, they portray in such a way , how they could grab the circumspection of their audience. There is a blind mindset always makes the filmmakers to insists their heroin to cut down up in more of glamour kind.The teenagers are also found to be in modern outfits. But, not as they portray in cinema. WOMEN IN REALISTIC FILMS In real life depicted films interchangeable RAAJNEETHI , SARKAR , SARKAR-RAJ women are showcased boldly and courageously. In a movie like GURU, the womens role is soft and subtle. This type of characterizations inspires and develops the respect for women in society. Like wise, movies like RAAGINI MMS should not be encouraged. They should be a ban. As this will unquestionably have affect on the social dignity of women.