Hi, need to submit a 1250 words essay on the topic Comparative study of Cinematography in Bollywood and Hollywood.
1937, Ardeshir Irani did a first again by making the first color film in Bollywood titled Kisan Kanya. Nonetheless, color films in India became popular in the late 1950’s.
After independence, the age between 1940’s and 1960’s is referred to as the golden age of Bollywood (Anantharaman, 2008, p.7). This is the period when films like Shree 420 and Awaara were made. Actors and actresses who starred during this period include Shashi Kapoor, Dharmendra and Mumtaz among others. Bollywood became popular in the world after the year 2000. This changed the Hindu film industry in terms of cinematography, picture quality and special effects as the result of the high incomes, hence, production companies are now able to buy and use new technologies for the production of films. Production companies such as Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd, UTV motion Pictures and Dharma Productions are some of the giant media companies in Bollywood. Allari Naresh, Bharath Gopi, Kishore Kumar, Anu Agarwal and Isha Koppikar are some of the most common actors in Bollywood. A common feature in almost all Bollywood films is that there is a lot of scenes which involve a lot of music and choreography.
Hollywood was initially a district in the city of Los Angeles but come to be referred to as the center of the film industry in the United States of America. Hollywood started to become famous in 1913 when many film makers heard of the success of Griffith who was the first person to make a film in Hollywood. they migrated to Hollywood to cash in on the good opportunity. They also fled to Hollywood to escape the high fees put by Thomas Edison who was the owner of most movie production patents at the time. At the beginning, actors in Hollywood were mostly Jewish immigrants who came to make money in the new business. At this time, cinematography was dominated by people like Mayer Laemmle and the Warner brothers. It is crucial to note that the first woman to produce a film at this