International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | English Language and Literature | India | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

A Study of Shakespeare Contribution in Hindi Cinema

Asma Qureshi [2]

Abstract: In India, Cinema not only a name of entertainment, but also educate to millions of people every day. Friday is celebrated by screening of new films. Indians happily participate in Cinema culture of the Country. Shakespearean tragedies have been a never ending source of inspiration for all filmmakers across the world. Many Hindi films based on Shakespeare novel like Shahid, Omkara, Goliyo ki raasleela Ramleela etc. William Shakespeare in India has been an exceptional and ground-breaking venture. The literary collection of Shakespeare is dynamic and an unlimited source of inspiration for countless people across the globe. When Shakespeares writing is adapted in cinema, it sets it ablaze, and transfers the audience to a cinematic paradise. Indian adaptation of both Shakespearean tragedy and comedy can be comprehended as an Combination of videsi and desi, a synthesis of East and West, and an Oriental and Occidental cultural exchange. Shakespeares, bisexual mind, the complexity of his Narrative, music, story-telling, and creative sensibility categorizes him as an ace literary craftsman. This Research is an attempt to understand the contribution of Shakespeare novel in Hindi cinema. So that we can easily understand the main theme of the story. What writer wants to share with us. We can easily understand main theme of novel.

Keywords: Shakespeare, Hindi Cinema, Romeo, Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, The comedy of Errors, Vishal Bharadwaj, A Midsummer Nights Dream

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,

Pages: 490 - 492

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