Jely (percievedfate ) wrote in subtitled ,

Questionnaire about Indian Cinema for A2 Media, please complete if possible


I'm doing Indian Cinema for my A2 media course, I'm looking at how Indian film has responded to changes in social attitudes and how it represents modern Indian culture.

If you can, please fill out the following questionnaire, your responses will be kept anonymous. Please bold the necessary answer for closed questions. Thank you.

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AGE:

GENDER:

 

1. Have you watched the 2002 film ‘Devdas’ directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali staring Shahrukh Kahn and Aishwarya Rai?

 

Yes                No

 

2. If so, are you aware of the earlier, 1955, version of the film directed by Bimal Roy staring Dilip Kumar as Devdas and Suchitra Sen?

 

Yes               No

 

3. Have you watched the 1955 version of Devdas?

 

Yes                No

 

4. If so, which of the versions did you prefer and why?

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5. Have you watched either the – version of ‘Umrao Jaan’ staring Rekha or the 2007 version staring Aishwarya Rai?

 

Earlier Film                 Newer Film             Both              Neither

 

5. If you have seen both, which version do you prefer and why?

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7. How do you feel Indian cinema has changed over recent years?

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8. What is your favourite Indian film?

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9. Do you feel Indian cinema should adapt for global audiences?

 

Yes                  No            Not sure

10. Do you think Indian cinema reflects modern India correctly?

 

Yes                         No               Not sure

 

 

 

 

11. If not, how could Indian film improve it’s portrayed of modern India?

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12. What do you think about films such as ‘Bend it like Beckham’, ‘East is east’, ‘Bride and Prejudice’ and ‘Provoked’?

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13. Do you think they promote Indian Cinema, if so how, if not what do you think they achieve?

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14. How do you think Indian culture is portrayed in older Indian films?

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15. How do you think the portrayal of Indian culture has changed in more recent films?

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16. Are issues specific to Indian culture, such as caste, addressed correctly in Indian films?

 

Yes                No              Not sure

 

17. Do you enjoy newer films or older films?

 

Newer             Older

 

18. How has the portrayal of women changed in Indian Cinema?

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19. How do you think Indian Cinema could progress further?

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20. Do the old expectations of Indian cinema still exist today?

Yes               No                Not sure



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