Scriptwriting: In and out of the box Anil Zankar
There are mainly two kinds of ﬁlms and accordingly two approaches to ﬁlmmaking in India. The ﬁrst approach is to make ﬁlms primarily for mass entertainment and the second one is an alternative to the well-established, popular form, wherein ﬁlmmakers seek to make individual statements. This dichotomy is seen not only in Hindi, but in all Indian ﬁlms. Therefore, to obtain a comprehensive picture of screenwriting in India, a juxtaposition of these two streams in terms of the sources of their narratives and internal dynamics with the changing times is necessary.