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Parsi theatre

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Parsi theatre is a generic term for an influential theatre tradition, staged by Parsis, and theatre companies largely-owned by the Parsi business community, which flourished between 1850 and 1930s. [1]

18 relations: Bollywood, Cinema of India, Elphinstone College, Gujarati theatre, Hindi theatre, Hindustani language, Marathi theatre, Masala film, Melodrama, Music of Bollywood, Musical theatre, Nadira Babbar, North India, Parsi, Proscenium, Realism (arts), William Shakespeare, Yahudi Ki Ladki.

Bollywood

Hindi cinema, often metonymously referred to as Bollywood, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry, based in the city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Maharashtra, India.

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Cinema of India

The Cinema of India consists of films produced in the nation of India.

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Elphinstone College

Elphinstone College is an institution of higher education affiliated to the University of Mumbai.

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Gujarati theatre

Gujarati theatre refers to theatre performed in the Gujarati language, including its dialects.

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Hindi theatre

Hindi theatre primarily refers to theatre performed in the Hindi language, including dialects such as Khari boli and Hindustani.

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Hindustani language

Hindustani (हिन्दुस्तानी, ہندوستانی, ||lit.

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Marathi theatre

Marathi theatre is theatre in the Marathi language, mostly originating or based in the state Maharashtra in India, and elsewhere with Marathi diaspora.

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Masala film

Masala films of Indian cinema are those that mix genres in one work.

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Melodrama

A melodrama is a dramatic work in which the plot, which is typically sensational and designed to appeal strongly to the emotions, takes precedence over detailed characterization.

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Music of Bollywood

Bollywood songs, more formally known as Hindi film songs, or filmi songs are songs featured in Bollywood films.

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Musical theatre

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.

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Nadira Babbar

Nadira Babbar (نادرہ ببّر, नादिरा बब्बर; born 20 January 1948) is an Indian theatre actress, director and an actress in Hindi cinema, who is the recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2001.

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North India

North India is a loosely defined region consisting of the northern part of India.

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Parsi

A Parsi (or Parsee) means "Persian" in the "Persian Language", which today mainly refers to a member of a Zoroastrian community, one of two (the other being Iranis) mainly located in India, with a few in Pakistan.

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Proscenium

A proscenium (προσκήνιον) is the metaphorical vertical plane of space in a theatre, usually surrounded on the top and sides by a physical proscenium arch (whether or not truly "arched") and on the bottom by the stage floor itself, which serves as the frame into which the audience observes from a more or less unified angle the events taking place upon the stage during a theatrical performance.

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Realism (arts)

Realism, sometimes called naturalism, in the arts is generally the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, or implausible, exotic, and supernatural elements.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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Yahudi Ki Ladki

Yahudi Ki Ladki (The Jew's Daughter) is a historical Urdu play by Agha Hashar Kashmiri, on the theme of persecution of Jews by the Romans.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsi_theatre

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