The Oldest form of Theater: Noh Theater

Noh performance ( source: Google) Every country in the world has its inception of entertainment and when we think about entertainment the first thing comes to our mind is Theatre.Noh Theatre is the most traditional form of theatre since the 14th century and continues till current times in Japan. During 12th or 13th century Noh … Continue reading The Oldest form of Theater: Noh Theater

The legend: Guru Dutt

The great Indian filmmaker, actor and producer Vasant Kumar Shivshankar Padukone popularly known as Guru Dutt Ji in the Indian commercial film industry is one of the iconic gems from the golden era of Bollywood. People always praised him for his vision towards the direction of films. Guru Dutt considered as being a man ahead of his times.

Trend of Urban Gujarati films

The Gujarati community made a profound contribution in establishing the foundation of Indian cinema. The influence of Gujarati people in the setting up of film industry from the silent era to the Talkies, and through the golden year to the present state of film industry has been immense. But when we talk about regional Gujarati film industry, it has gone through many peaks and valleys. Early Gujarati films in the 1940s to 1950s were mostly dominated in historical, social and religious subjects also, several films were based on the Gujarati novels.

What you need to know about Clapboard

We all must have seen clapboard in the films or at the film set. The iconic part of Cinema industry or we call it cinematic symbol. There are many words such as clapper board, movie slate, film clapper but they all mean identical.

The role of Short films in Education

Every filmmaker has incredible opportunity to showcase creative art and ideas, they also have chance to present meaningful message through the short films. Short films can represent significant stories, relevant gist of long storylines and give refreshing content to viewers, because it has specific purpose and highlighted topics under the short storytelling

History of Street Plays in India

“Street play” - the word itself gives us feeling of enthusiasm, engagement of audience, creativity, drama and the reflection of local culture in performance. So how did the concept of street came into existence? How has it evolved? How is it performed now?

Stages of Film-making

In this technological world, filmmaking is considered as a contemporary art form consisting of many forms of art such as acting, direction, cinematography, music, dance, graphic designing, editing and many others, which enhance the audience’s attraction. One single frame of one particular film can give us roller-coaster ride of different emotions.

Dadasaheb Phalke: The Father of Indian Cinema

Do you know why India's highest cinema award is given in the name of Dadasaheb Phalke? So we all know about the most prestigious and coveted award of Indian cinema “Dadasaheb Phalke Award” but most of us do not know much about Dadasaheb, his life and his contribution to Indian cinema. Dadasaheb Phalke is known as the 'Father of Indian Cinema'.

Bhavai: The Folk Theatre of Gujarat

The origin of the word ‘Bhavai’ came from ‘Bhaav-Shiv/ भाव-शिव’ and ‘Bhaav Sutradhar / भाव-सत्रधार’. Later on people introduced simpler term for Bhavai word . BHAV means emotion and VAHINI means carrier, combination of both the words leads us to the art form which is a carrier of emotion from storyteller to the story listener.

The era of Kanodia brothers in Gujarati cinema

Kanodia brothers were Millennium Megastars of Gujarati film industry, who took the birth together and perished in the universe together.