Jalandhar February 26 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (Autonomous) organised a National Webinar on Feminism and Indian Cinema. The webinar was organised by the Post Graduate Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. Dr. Namrata Joshi, Head, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, GNDU Regional Campus, Jalandhar participated in this webinar as a resource person. The webinar was attended by more than 60 students with full zeal and enthusiasm.
Dr. Namrata Joshi spoke in detail about the existence and development of Indian cinema as well as the portrayal of the females in films with the passage of time. She said that in the Indian cinema, where there is talk of a tolerant woman in a male dominated society, there is also a portrayal of a woman’s beauty, literacy and self-reliance as an example of rising above the luxuries.
At the same time, she spoke about the behind-the-scenes identity as a filmmaker or director and said that various films made from time to time were a good step towards women’s empowerment. At the end of the webinar various questions asked by the participants were also answered satisfactorily by Dr. Joshi.
Principal Prof. Dr. Atima Sharma Dwivedi expressed her gratitude to Dr. Joshi for providing detailed information on the art of cinema and how feminism has a major impact on Indian Cinema. Madam Principal lauded the efforts of PG Department of Journalism & Mass Communication for successfully organising the webinar. Dr. Madhumeet, Dean, PG Department of Journalism & Mass Communication was also present on the occasion.