We often complain saying that our movies have not yet reached the standards of world cinema yet. But how open-minded are we in accepting different types of movies, perhaps with more complex themes?
An undeniable fact in any field of entertainment is that, makers
will always produce their form of art to please their audiences. So
ultimately, what we ask for is what we get, be it cinema or any
other art form.
Heard of people talk about the 'pulse of audiences'? Sounds
familiar right? Yes, It is the audience who decide what they want
There is nothing wrong in enjoying the same old 'masala' flicks,
as long as they keep us entertained. Having said that, if we decide
to enhance the quality and complexity of our movies, we need to
appreciate such films.
24 for example, suffered a nosedive in its third week at
the box office. Now, unless we accept and appreciate films like
those, we lose our right to compare our movies with that of world
So next time, when our film-makers fail to produce movies that
match up to the standards of world cinema, we know who to