• Indian Music & Movies

    Indian Music and Movies: A Class in Themselves

    Indian music and movies form two of India‚Äôs greatest forms of entertainment. While the former includes classical, folk, pop and, of course, the very popular Bollywood, which can be called a separate genre in itself, the latter is one of the biggest industries in the world. Music in India According to the ancient Indians, the origin of music lies in the divine source, and that its purest form can be compared to cosmic energy. As a result, it is closely interlinked with religion, giving birth to music forms like kirtan and bhajan. The classical tradition is believed to have germinated from religious chants and poems of the Vedic era. The…