Is India Aping the Western Obsession with Celebrities?

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Sowndarya said:   1 decade ago
Ya I agree with the above statement that most of our people are generally opting only for western culture styles such as in dressings and even in food items.

Its a just a sentences but we must not take into a big issues and sorry to use this statement kindly forgive.

Now a days because of wearing tight shirts and pants such as leg ins which causes diseases in future so we must knew well that what is good kind and we should just opt for it.

Thank you.

Pankaj adhikari said:   1 decade ago
Yes I do agree with the fact that we follow our icons and they are following western cultures but at the same time I want to say that this is also a mentality of take and give. It is not only we people that are following western style even western people are also interested in our culture, in our rituals. So to my mind it is human tendency to do new, different things.

At last one thing I want to quote that right now the world is dominated by developed countries specially the western ones in same respect there culture is also dominated in our mind.

Thank you.

Sheallz said:   1 decade ago
It isn't the movies that are enforcing us to ape the western culture but we ourselves. But, at some point of view it is agreeable that since movies are promoting the western culture indirectly and people are getting affected by what is shown on the screen. They are turning to the western culture plus they are forgetting their own culture which is so sad. So its up to our brains too thin k wisely and act wisely. :).

Fahim said:   1 decade ago
I don't think that our obsession with celebrities is inherited from the western culture. We Indians have been obsessed with film stars and celebrities ever since the history of Indian film industry. We have been immortalising our stars cause we the poor peaple believed that the heroes are fighting for them. We wants the thing in films only to be true. We always want to do what our favourite heroes had done in films. This all was there even before we were much aware about western and foriegn films. Our mausis or aunties would tell how dying they were to see Rajesh Khanna or some other actors at that age.

Megha rathore said:   1 decade ago
. Great. We ppl are so very good with blaming thing, we blame politicians for our poverty, we blame weather for mahangai,

Always problem begins with I. Nt with third person.

When we blame karn johar fior kank. We simply ignore. Our great kings for having extra marital afairs. Paswan cultur. Having a no of wifes.

Boss. Its nt western culture that is effecting our society. Or celibs exposing it to us. Its olways been us.

Drupadi was in sari. She got insulted. Its nthing like. Influence. Its like what one self like. He/she adopts it. Its nt the celibs ho make ny body do ny thing. Pl doing ditto kindo of things are simply apps.

And one mr thing clothing iz about cmfort. Culture n customs are encraved on hearts. N soul. N are reflected in life nt through cloths//plz///.

Prasenjit said:   1 decade ago
well I don't believe India is aping the Western Obsession.It is 21st Century the era of globalization and we people still stick ourselves with our cultures and values. if a person follow an western trend we say he does not have culture. it is not right as every nation has his own culture and everyone has his or her own rights. Instead of thinking of critisising others we should thinking of how to boost up our economy and think of development.

It is the thinking of us that helps the politicians to make use of controversial topics of religion and other things for their own benefits. So we must use our diverse population in order to understand one another and live in peace and harmony.And stop thinking about criticising others.

Aditya said:   1 decade ago
First of all, Bollywood making films for business and to entertain us, and why we take the wrong part from the movie ? as we all know good and bad is always in the opposite direction, take it from Ramayana & Mahabharata is it our Indian culture ? If somebody think that movies and Information Technology are spoiling our culture, there will be always good and bad factor, thing is we need to learn the right one.

India is a developing country and India exports a huge amount of business from them so called western, if we are talking about to stop following western then we should stop everything. India will stop developing.

Ravi said:   1 decade ago
Well I partially agree with the topic that India is aping the western obsession. But on the other hand its we who have to choose what's right or wrong. And the present picture clearly shows that the people of India like what is been portrayed by the publishers be it western obsessed. So I guess yes India is aping western obsession but until and unless it doesn't harm Indian culture one should go with it as there are many things to learn from that too.

Kusuma said:   1 decade ago
Hi friends, I agree with Rituch. Mostly we are fallowing western culture nowadays. The impact of western culture will affect to our future generation. The corporate world also changing our lifestyles. So according to my point of view movies and Information Technolgy are spoiling our culture.

Rituch said:   1 decade ago
Ya I do agree that India aping the western obession with the celebrities, especially the childerns and the youth. Whatever their favrouit star does in his film for promiting his film like the adult sences, action they perform, the dress they wore in the film, the kind of language they use is really influence the fans. For example now the girls like to wore the jeans, shotrs tops, mini skirts instead of wearing the suits and sarees. Not only girls but also the boys of today stop wearing kurta pyjama and runs towards the jeans which has wore by shahid or akshay in so and so film. People stop spesking national language and started speaking that language, from which we want to get rid of before independence. So its a humble request to all indians not waste the hard work of thos people who have given their lives for making our natin independent.

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