So, like they say, “A cup that is full doesn’t make noise”. The Indian Film Industry not only has a bigger contribution to the Economy of India but also wins the hearts of the foreign allies by hoisting the cultural fabric of Indian Cinema.
Many case studies have outlaid one-thing about the Indian film industry do far. The uniqueness in diversity of the films we make is potentially grossing at the international levels. We come from the background where our forefathers always held the rich culture and the dash of Indian sentiment in the big silver screens.
Unlike other countries, India is efficient in making movies. The street plays and the stage acting are famous in the remotest villages. The film industries in India Is however divided into two main industries likely being Bollywood and the South Indian Film Industry including Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and other regional languages.
The two eyes of the film industries root from the main cities such as Mumbai and Chennai for graduating the actors with the opulent talent they test.. In Mumbai, the exposure to the film schools or the institutions are very high. The passionate directors scale their budgets with the story lines that we enjoy in the day-to-day releases. The next thing to sports that airs in India is the pure entertainment industry trending different cultures and information on the small to big screens.
Terrestrial television in India started with the experimental telecast starting in Delhi on 15 September 1959 with a small transmitter and a makeshift studio. Daily transmission began in 1965 as a part of All India Radio (AIR).
As a result, this took swing with the rising need to learn news and entertainment in the faster communication. Besides radio, when television was first coined in the small houses of Calcutta (Kolkata) it made tremendous difference and set a mile stone of watching movies in the explicit way. It was a celebration to many households.
The era was known for the it’s time of single channel, there was only one national channel, the government-owned Doordarshan. The major television series aired was Ramayana and Mahabharata, the great Indian epics.
The central government launched social reforms allowing the private and foreign broadcaster to engage in the limited operations in India, during the time of the then Prime Minister, P V Narasimha Rao. Foreign channels like CNN, STAR TV and private domestic channels such as Zee TV, ETV, Sun TV and Asianet started satellite broadcasts.
And today, the media and entertainment (M&E) industry is estimated at INR
126k cr (US$ 19.4 bn) in India. While this represents only ~1%
of the country’s GDP, this makes the sector larger than India’s
consumer durables and online retail industries.
South Indian Film Industry
Pride of the contribution of the South Indian Film Industry as it makes up the 75% of the film revenues. Take this: Films made in the four southern languages—Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam— accounted for more than three-fourths of the country’s total revenues from film content in 2008-09, generating more than Rs 1,700 crore.
Also, the Telugu film industry makes more movies than the whole of Hindi film industry.
The South Indian Film Industry has also shifted gears in terms of changing business models.
Starting a project from small budget to the project with very high budget such as the Bahubali that recently made the universal sensation. However, we would love to see all the records of Box office breaking with a newer project in sight.
With the present-day sources of entertainment, we are more open to carry our entertainment to all the places we go. Sources suach as Netflix, Youtube and Hotstar are varied projects that are successful and happening. As the generations passed by, the technology grew from cable ties to satellite communication of televisions and then on, the ball game is on track to add to the growth of the media industry.