“Legendary king” – Blockbuster epic from Bollywood

Even in its first release in India in November 2018, the film received strong attention from moviegoers and film critics. In addition to wanting to introduce to the audience the epic story from the land of curry, the filmmakers are not afraid to invest in the content but also pay special attention to the cinematic techniques. With a historical background from 300 BC, the “Legendary King” is known as one of the most costly and investment projects of the Indian film industry. Although compared with foreign markets, this budget is still much lower, but the quality of the film is not inferior to other Hollywood blockbusters.

The “legendary king” tells the historical story of one of the greatest emperors in Indian history, the founder of the Mauryan Empire. In the kingdom of Magadh in ancient India, Chandragupta Maurya – a boy who was born as a prince but had to live a life of slavery. Raised in a terrible situation, Chandragupta decided to reclaim his title and become the king of the largest empire ever in the Indian subcontinent. And through the talented mind of writer Medha Jadhav, Chandragupta’s life is described as one of the greatest visionaries the world has ever known.

In India, it is believed that great people are often born a hundred million years ago and that is also the luck of India when Chandragupta Maurya – the Great was born here. With the majestic and majestic historical background, the “Legendary King” filmmakers are also very elaborate and invest in a star movie scene that fits with history, while showing the splendor and wealth of the Maurya dynasty.

Besides the attractive content and cinematic nature, the movie “The Legendary King” also owns the famous actors faces and a series of impressive awards of Bollywood screens such as: Kartikeya Malviya as Chandragupta Maurya – Award Best Child Artist of 2017, Tarun Khanna as Chanakya – Best Supporting Actor Award in 2017, Saurabh Raj Jain as Dananan – Best Actor Award 2017.

Top 10 best Indian movies of all time (Part 1)

Today, Indian films are increasingly gaining a place in the hearts of audiences, not only providing profound lessons but also bringing special emotions to viewers. Here are ten movies that you absolutely cannot miss.

Like Stars on Earth (Taare Zameen Par)

Like Stars on Earth, also known as the “special boy” brought many awards including the best foreign film award (2009). The film revolves around an eight-year-old boy who dislikes school and drops all the tests, he finds it difficult to keep up with his classmates, teachers and classmates. despised him, but no one realized that he was an artistic genius. His parents thought he was mentally retarded and sent Ishaan to boarding school, where he became even more depressed and scared. However, Ishaan’s situation completely changed when he met Ram Shankar Nikumbh – a new teacher. He realized Ishaan had dyslexia and, with his dedication and professionalism, Nikumbh succeeded in curing and bringing interest in Ishaan’s language and mathematics.

Queen

Queen is a film that received a lot of praise as well as achieved a large number of tickets sold in theaters in 2014, and received many awards for actors and directors of the film. This is a story about a young woman, Rani Mehra, one day before she got married, her fiancé told her that he no longer wanted to marry her, he explained that their way of life too different, he was liberal and she was a conservative. Too stunned with his decision, she decided to go on her honeymoon alone. After that trip, she made good friends, and changed herself to become more confident, making her husband “miss” regret.

PK (Peekay)

PK (Peekay) is a science fiction and humorous film, received positive reviews from the audience and received very high sales. The film is one of India’s most famous films of 2014.

Why did India become the center of Asian cinema? (Part 3)

India also actively participates in the world famous film festivals. Most recently at the Cannes Film Festival, India organized a show of their film in parallel with films in the framework of participating in Cannes. This is also one of the best ways to promote Indian cinema. Not only that , at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, the fact that actress Vidya Balana “takes” the role of a jury member is also a highlight that makes more people interested in the country’s films. Cannes Film General Director Thierry Frémaux also said: “Admirable history and tradition, the strong creative motivations of Indian filmmakers are a good example of immortal vitality”.

Because of the good promotion and quality of the films, many Indian films have been copyrighted in countries around the world. Endhiran, for example, has been shown in 300 cinemas around the world, including demanding markets such as North America, the United Kingdom, Spain and Japan.

The difference in the movies

If one has seen Indian films, the audience has found that the films of Indian cinema have left a deep impression. It is the music and dance elements that make up Indian film. Normally, music and dance are only found in music films but in India, these two elements are present in all films. Typically, a movie will appear songs and dances 3 to 4 times. The music is carefully selected for the melody, in addition to the choreography is also performed spectacularly with the participation of many people.

This difference makes Indian films unmistakable with any other film industry. In addition, audiences also enjoy watching movies when there is a mix of music and dance on the film. This can be considered as one of the factors that make up the strong attraction of Indian films.

Indispensable choreography in Indian films

There are large investments and widespread advertising, but Indian cinema has not achieved much success as expected. Indian and Bollywood films compared to major film industries like China and the US have not yet participated in major film festivals of the world such as Cannes or Oscar. The number of films won at these prestigious film festivals is just counted on the fingers. Blockbusters with high investment and quality have not achieved the revenue as “crisis” as foreign blockbusters. India still needs more breakthroughs to bring the film industry to a new level.

Why did India become the center of Asian cinema? (Part 2)

Veer

After returning home, Veer and his warriors stood up to the British colonial and the puppet king in office. The film has such a large budget because in addition to the scenes in India, the delegation went to England to film. In the film, the audience will recognize some famous British places such as: Buckingham Palace; Greenwich Hospital, London; Palace of Westminster, etc.

Endhiran

And another movie known as one of Asia’s largest invested films is Endhiran (Robot, 2010) with an investment of Rs 140 million (about 514.4 billion). The film has a quality that is not inferior to any Hollywood fiction with the same theme of robotics. Endhiran talks about the scientist Vassegaran, who specializes in robotics that invented intelligent robots but could not control them. Therefore, he eventually had to destroy these robots himself to protect the safety of the people.

Promote and market movies and movies

That’s the way Bollywood films invest, but their revenue is not small. Veer films grossed more than Rs 58 million or Endhiran also reached Rs 210 million globally.

Indian and Bollywood films have always known how to make their products stand out. In addition to funding from the budget, India also spared no money when “swinging” to promote the image for each film in a series of countries around the world to enhance its film position.

Every year, India organizes film festivals in various countries to let foreign audiences know about the development of the Indian film industry. These include annual film festivals such as the Indian Film Festival in Los Angeles held in April for documentaries and short filmsIn; dian Film Festival in London held in July; Indian Film Festival in Newyork held in April and May; River to River Film Festival is held in Florence, Italy, etc.

Indian International Film Festival (the biggest film festival in this country) is held every year and they have also signed many film production contracts. with many other countries. Thinking, this is also a way for many countries to know the film production process of this country.

10 great Bollywood movies of Indian cinema (Part 2)

3. Magadheera

This is a film with a mythical color about the law of reincarnation. The beginning of the film “Magadheera” is the context of the 1600s, when Mughal ruled over parts of North India. At that time, Kalabhairava (Ram Charan Teja) was the most formidable and most important warrior in the kingdom of Udaigarh. He and Princess Mithra Vinda Devi (Kajal Aggarwal) fall in love, but her cousin Ranadheer Billa (Dev Gill) stops and causes the couple to die.

400 years later, Kalabhairava reincarnated as Harsha (Ram Charan Teja) to meet Princess Mithra Vinda Devi as Indu, while the Billa Ranadheer is Raghveer. Harsha saves Indu from Raghveer’s evil hand and tells her their previous life. At first, Indu didn’t believe him, but when he saw the memories of his past life, she realized Harsha was telling the truth. Harsha finally killed Raghveer and the two were together forever.

4. English Vinglish

No longer confined to the border of India, Bollywood boldly seeks more attractive contexts for its films and “English Vinglish” is a good example of being filmed in the United States.

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A traditional Indian woman, Sashi (Sridevi), was despised by her own husband for not having high education and spending all day only at the house to fulfill his duties as a wife and mother. The turning point came when Sashi’s sister invited the whole family to America to attend her grandmother’s wedding. Arriving at the magnificent New York, Sashi inevitably became overwhelmed and decided to join a short-term English class to integrate with everyone here. It was this time to learn English that helped Sashi overcome her inferiority towards her, and at the same time make everyone in the family look more respectful to her and be treated equally.

Having a culture of men and women, English Vinglish is a more open voice about the status of women in modern society. In addition to the humorous and moving segments, the film also appeals to viewers because of the profound human message contained in the film.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 great Bollywood movies of Indian cinema (Part 1)

Let’s check out the list of 10 great Bollywood films of Indian cinema!

  1. Mangal Pandey: The Rising – The Rebellion

Director Ketan Mehta spent two years completing Bollywood’s “Mangal Pandey: The Rising” film, and was joined by Prince Charles at the filming ritual and brought in 150 grants. Thousands of pounds from the British Film Council, set a new record of sales with about $ 5 million in ticket sales during the first week of screening at 400 screens across India.

The film is made in both Indian and English languages, with two famous Bollywood stars Aamir Khan and Rani Mukherjee starring.

Recreating the 1857 rebellion of Hindu and Muslim soldiers, led by the leader Mangal Pandey opposed the British East India company lubricating fat bullets of animals that the religion had banned committed. This rebellion against British rule caused many British soldiers to die.

Although criticized by both British and Indian historians for some details in the film, “Mangal Pandey: The Rising” has also collected £ 120,000 in the first week of its release in the UK.

  1. Slumdog Millionaire – Slumdog Millionaire

Although Danny Boyle is a British director sitting in a hot seat, “Slumdog Millionaire” is still rich in the colors of beautiful India. The bright and dark parts of contemporary Indian society suddenly opened in front of the audience, allowing us to witness new and unprecedented aspects of the lives of the lower and the poor.

10 great Bollywood movies of Indian cinema

Beyond the fate, faith in true love is what makes people change their lives. It is you who do fate, not destiny, that make you – that truth is once again convincingly confirmed in “Slum Millionaire.”

Millionaire Rat tells the story of a young man Jamal (Dev Patel) from the Juhu slum in Mumbai when he participated in the “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Television game (Hindi: Kaun Banega Crorepati) and answers all questions correctly, surpassing everyone’s expectations and causing the host and police officers to be suspicious. However, they did not know that behind each answer was a memorable experience in his intense childhood.

The film won eight Oscars and a series of other big and small awards, becoming one of the most successful works in India of all time.