Children learn in part from what they see and hear, whether they imitate the actions of parents
or peers, read books, or watch movies. Indian cinema has played a significant role in the
entertainment of the masses in India for decades. Thus, it can be argued that Indian cinema has
had, and continues to have, a great influence on the psyche of the people, and can therefore
serve as a promising area in future for the study of human psychology. However, while movies
are considered effective, there are limited resources for parents on how to use this powerful tool
with their children and teenagers. The power of narration stimulates emotions, and these
emotional reactions shape learning and behavior. Immersion into a character in a film increases
empathy, which helps the viewer to live the character's experiences without having to experience
the real-life consequences. The following paper will discuss: movies as positive media, the
rationale for how movies influence positive character development in children and the
advantages of creating children’s' cinema which is positive in India. Positive aspects of each
children’s' film will be discussed, accompanied by discussion points and potential positive
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