English_Master June 2, 2016 No Comments
INFLUENCE OF FILMS ON YOUNGSTERS Going to the pictures has now become a craze with young people, both boys and girls, and it has been noticed that they often economize on other items of expenditure but they must see films every week, if not twice or thrice a week. A healthy hobby is, of course, to be welcomed but seeing films too frequently is far from such a hobby. This fast growing habit is not only expensive (because of the high rates of admission to cinema halls) but also results inconsiderable waste of precious time which can certainly be devoted to healthier, less wasteful and more gainful pursuits. If Indian films had been well and properly made, with a sound educative theme forming a part of the story, the harm done to youth would have been much less than it actually is. But the tragedy is that most Indian films present scenes of sex, violence, crime and other deviations from normal human behaviour. The pernicious influence of films is thus obvious. When grossly vulgar and crude romantic scenes are presented on the screen, along with songs and duets, and when boys are shown chasing girls, indulging in improper jokes, and singing catchy, lilting tunes, it is no wonder that...
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