Originally posted by paras22
if my opinion counts i disagree.
hugging, and holding hands is fine. but as far as kissing and sex is concerned it should be implicit not explicit. indian society should modernize rather than westernize. even if westernization is inevitable it should be incorporated slowly not too rapidly.
problem with indian soaps is not that they are bad but they are poorly directed and drag too long. if all the soaps get converted into season format they will rather be more watchable.
those who are residing in india,just look across the border. there shows are done in seasons format and yet they are popular because they are properly researched and directed and yet they are neither western nor hardline islamic in content.
of course your opinion counts! :D
I really dont get the difference between modernize and westernize. aren't they the same? and if slow incorporating of western norms is done, how slow should it be?
I dont think that indian tv can ever be like the western one but it could be possible that they portray it with some desi tarka. intimacy in any couple is as normal as breathing. there is a reason people want to watch the couple romancing because they know it happens in real life. the elder tv audeince is happy with the almost kisses etc because they provide them the necessary entertainment while.not particularly harming their moral grounds. but the youth has moved on. their exposure to world is just too.big! and this has brought impatience and restlessness to their nature. they dont have time to watch long eyelocks, life is too fast for that. and since tbp is a youth show, I am guessing the target audience is like that.
honestly, very few shows from across the border are 100 percent well written. many are copying the indian soaps and other make you wanna roll your eyes . very few make an impact. and you can be sure of this because I do live across the border from india :p