India is destination of people world over for its varied cultural heritage with special interests in its art, architecture and entertainment.
From the caves of Kujraho to the magnificent Taj, the Indian architecture has always been eyed and greatly appreciated. Indian art has been depicted in such profound architecture. The symmetry in the architecture at the Taj Mahal or the appreciation of the recently built Akshardham Temple has attracted the attention of all across the world.
Today, the visitors are not only concentrated to the long ago built structures. Indian art is also depicted in the modernization of the society. It can also be called as adopting the westernization for the good! The buildings of enterprises, malls, shopping centers, metro rail also attract a lot of tourist attention.
As the years pass, India’s outlook to the art has changed. There are shows of Indian performers outside India as well. Indian singers, classical and folk performers and painters are a great demand of the west.
Indian cultural dresses are also hitting the foreign markets. Gone are the times when Indian traditionals were restricted to Indian market places!
Foreign designers are adopting Indian styles into their designer wear. Indian designers have also formed a niche for themselves into the international fashion market. Indian designers also showcase their talent in the international fashion week and such programs of great acclaim. India has already made a mark in the world business but still has a long way to go!!
Apart from a varied variety of things India is famous for, entertainment and precisely bollywood, has gathered a lot of international acclaim lately. Movie stars are being invited into Hollywood movies, international game shows, international award ceremonies etc.
Indian movies, now-a-days have different screenings for the countrymen and abroad. With the trend of cross over movies bollywood has gained more recognition because such movies are not only made in English, for a wider audience but also cater to intellectually strong subjects. This doesn’t mean that the essence of Indian movies has lost to such artful movies. Indian movies are liked for their storylines and songs. Indian movies are also being short listed for the Oscars, which are the most prestigious international awards.
Not only bollywood movies, but also regional movies have come of age. Recently there is a buzz that Spiderman- the movie would be made in Bhojpuri.
This infers to a handshake of India and the world. Not only is the world accepting Indian movies with open arms, but Indians too are ready to accept the international movies with their format of lesser duration and no songs as compared to typical Indian movies.
Source by Tarang Bhargava