Talk:Arts and entertainment in India

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Copied intros from various articles to begin with. deeptrivia (talk) 02:57, 10 December 2005 (UTC)


In the dance part of the article it is mentioned that Natya shaastra is considered the 5th veda. This may not be true. Ayrveda is usually considered as the 5th veda. Sometimes Mahabharatha is also mentioned as the 5th Veda. It looks like whoever wants to stress some work, calls it as the 5th Veda. --Raghu 04:51, 12 December 2005 (UTC)

I agree. It may be better to drop that reference altogether. --Gurubrahma 06:47, 12 December 2005 (UTC)

Missing — Painting[edit]

Article misses a section on Indian painting, describing history (cave paintings (Bhimbiketa, Ajanta, etc), Mughal style painting, etc.), and the contemporary scene. deeptrivia (talk) 13:53, 29 January 2006 (UTC)

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Merge Proposal[edit]

Oppose - NB This has not been set up correctly, as there are two links to different pages for "discuss". The proposer has also been making a number of changes to categories as though this proposal had been passed. It should not be, but Indian art should only cover the visual arts as the equivalent articles for other countries do. It is a huge and important subject and deserves its own article. The article is already rather too large to merge here. Johnbod (talk) 14:30, 17 February 2010 (UTC)

Ok, Discussion now just here. Johnbod (talk) 15:04, 17 February 2010 (UTC)

Assessment comment[edit]

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Radio has boomed ever since this article was written. Satilte radio is big and so is cable radio.. Not to mention online radio stations.. check out www.cvc,tv, all these are radio stations that are broadcasted for indian and mostly from india..

Independent music bands are big and are doing a lot for indian entertainment..

Last edited at 02:04, 20 June 2008 (UTC). Substituted at 08:22, 29 April 2016 (UTC)