Indian Entertainment





  • Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience or gives happiness and delight. 
  • The sources of enjoyment include various pastimes like video games, dramas, films, writing, reading, etc. 

Need for Entertainment: 

  1. You can use entertainment to distract yourself from the stress factors in your life. When you engage in entertaining or enjoyable activities, your body produces endorphins. This chemical is known to lessen stress and pain.
  2. Culture and entertainment have a close relationship. Many enjoyable activities have helped to shape community culture.
  3. From street performers to artists working on movies and selling out arenas, the entertainment industry provides employment opportunities.
  4. When you are more productive, you will be able to achieve greater goals and will notice an improvement in your self-esteem. 
  5. Entertaining programs or activities can divert your attention away from boredom or stress. They can lift your spirits and bring joy to your life.
  6. When you participate in activities such as sports, music, drama, and dance, you can make more friends. This improves both social communication and team-building abilities.

Categories of Entertainment:


Active Entertainment  

Passive Entertainment  


Individual’s mental-physical participation 

A person is not participating in the actual sense but only playing the role of a viewer.  


For example: Practicing handicrafts and participating in sports activities 

For example: Watching a movie or listening to music is called passive entertainment.  

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