Changing paradigm of film storytelling in Hindi Cinema

film storytelling in India

Mumbai: The evolution of film storytelling in India is a rich and dynamic narrative that spans over a century. It reflects the country’s cultural, social, and political changes, adapting to and often leading global trends in cinema. Early Cinema: Silent Films (1913-1930) The inception of Indian cinema dates back to 1913 with the release of Dadasaheb Phalke’s “Raja Harishchandra,” considered India’s first full-length feature film. These early films were silent and predominantly mythological, drawing heavily from Indian epics like the Mahabharata and Ramayana. The storytelling was straightforward, focusing on moral…

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