Cinema – The True Reflector Of Society
They are indeed optimists, who know that cinemas are the true reflectors of society. From origin, cinemas act as the mirrors & simulate incidents that happen in society. Cinemas give not only recreation, entertainment but also create awareness, education and enthrall millions of people across the nation about the hidden aspects of the society & social prospect.
“A cinema stands for humanism, tolerance, for reason, for progress, for adventures of ideas and for the search of communal truth and reflects social aspects.” The earliest film of the world presented on screen named “La sortie des quvriers de l’usine Lumiere” is a true reflector of a factual story that happened in Paris which was directed by Lumiere Bros. The cinema in the world has remained a myth, inspite of the fact of reflecting the society, a stage came to film makers overcome the barrier by taking the trouble to match cinema stories close to society. “Cinemas in a community are like windows which cinema hk look out on broader, richer & deeper things of life.”
As all oriental societies, the Indian society too has been nourished on societal facts from mythology. Extracts from mythology closely related to happenings of society provide enough opportunities for the audience to exercise their originality, imagination & fantasy.
Great pioneer personalities such as Jamshadji Madan also took certain historical facts of society while making cinemas which had already audience. “World War II” a great movie with excellent momentum started to emerge as genre particularly on the subjects culture, heritage of the society of that times. Every community of the world has got its own peculiar social traditions, which denotes psychological makeup, social concepts and made of social behavior which are captured and explored by cinemas through out world. Many cinemas use past great political personalities for raising their momentum. “Alluri Sita Rama Raju” a film by super star Krishna was made to release in more than 100 countries with different languages gives a conducive personality who sacrificed his life in achieving independence reflects Indian societal scene. Relevance of many great scholastic people’s thoughts today is coming true through the world of cinema that reflects ancient & modern societal facts. “Cinema must alternate between revolution and consolidation; it is the function of society to supply this dynamic element.” The cinema such as “Titanic” which has its record in wreckage of ship is also a social & accidental phenomena. World’s least expensive film named “The shattered illusion” is also a natural phenomena of the society that includes spectacular scenes of ship being overwhelmed by a storm that took place near Victorial islands practically. Bollywood cinema such as “Mangal Pandae”, Ameerkhan as hero reflects the social, cultural, spiritual, communal aspects of Hindu mythology before Indian Independence.