English_Master February 25, 2016 No Comments
THE CINEMA—USE AND ABUSE Speaking English language is becoming a craze among the educated in India. But cinema is a craze for all and sundry. The silver screen removes the difference between the rich and the poor, the educated and the uneducated, the sophisticated and the rustic. All roads lead to cinema houses at 3.00, 6.00 and 9.00 pm, sometimes at 10 in the morning and 12 in the noon too. It is the entertaining aspect that draws people to cinema houses in large numbers. The greatest advantage of cinema to modern man is that it dilutes tensions and removes mental and physical tiredness. These three are the greatest curses of the modem society. Man wants to drown himself in the land of his fancy He wants to be away from the bare realities of life. Although it is not possible in real life, in his or her land of fancy he or she identifies himself or herself with Amitabh Bachchan or Sridevi. In his imagination he is a party to what his hero or heroine does. In real life he can’t. Violence has engulfed the world and love is the only place of rescue. Both are most exaggeratedly shown on the cinema screen. The whole hall enjoys it...
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