End Of Cold War Essay

3878 words - 16 pages


Submitted to: Prof. Siddharth Mallavarapu
Date of submission: 02/11/2015
Word Count: 3520 approx.
(excluding bibliography)

Table of contents
S.No. | Title | Page no. |
I. | AbstractIntroduction | 3 3 |
1. | Satyajit Ray: The Master Storyteller: | 4 |
2. | Maqbool Fida Husain | 6 |
3. | Arundhati Roy: | 8 |
III. | Conclusion | 10 |

Basically, before the 20th century, the study of the politics was shaped by history, ethics, philosophy, and law, but from the late 19th century onwards, scientific approach to study politics gradually emerged. Comparative politics, in my ...view middle of the document...

India is following the British political system, i.e. west-ministry system. Since its Independence, India is practicing the democracy, but so many questions and issues about the Indian democracy and democratization are on the surface that are still unanswered. It is well-known fact that, India is a country of religious, cultural, ethnic diversity. So, several questions may be centered on issues like poverty, economic dispersion, and secularism, the situation of minorities, the economic reform and the form of development. Not only political scientists and scholars, but writers, novelist, movie directors, painter, artists, etc. are also raising many questions about the process of democratization.
The history itself makes clear that politics is not only based on political and military power or hard power on the other words. Social power also peruses capability to produce effects on contemporary politics. Here it is important to notice that, social intellectuals like writer, novelist, artists, filmmakers, etc. also play a crucial role to create awareness among the people and further, to shape political and social changes. In the context of India, in the post-colonial age, India gave birth to so many intellectuals who lead the political and social movement through their literature, paintings, cinema, writings, etc. One of them, film director Satyajit Roy is the most famous one who works to introduce neo-realist approach in Indian cinema. From his films, he always reflects poverty in the remote village, discrimination of caste, and the economic disparities in the surface. Similarly, painter and artist MF Husain is another image of India, who establish the concept of modernity in the Indian art and utilize his creation against racial discrimination, social and economic injustice. Arundhati Roy comes up with her progressive idea in her writings and regularly raising voice against the social and economic injustice, the class discrimination and the discrimination against minorities.
Satyajit Ray: The Master Storyteller:
Cinema's characteristic forte is its ability to capture and communicate the intimacies of the human mind: Satyajit Ray
"If you're able to portray universal feelings, universal relations, emotions, and characters, you can cross certain barriers and reach out to others."
Satyajit Ray is one of the well renounced Indian film directors. He was popular for his humanistic nature of filmmaking. It well reflected that he tries to explore the transition phase of India society through his movies.
While visiting London in 1950, there he got chances to meet world recognized filmmakers. There he was particularly influenced by the popular Italian movie The Bicycle Thief (Vittorio De Sica's), in which the human feelings and problems after the WWII are portrayed in simple natural settings. Then he returned to Calcutta with a dream to make movies reflect human feelings, problems, and their social situations. He selected the popular book, Pather Panchali...

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