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Weekend Writing Prompt #68 – Derelict

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Weekend Writing Prompt #68 – Derelict

Word Prompt

Derelict

Challenge

 

Forget me not

And leave me  derelict

Forget not my

Glorious past

Wasn’t I

The launching pad for 

Many legends

Who are now

Superstars and

Directors

Wasn’t I

Their life’s

Important chaptor

How could you

Leave me

Uncared and neglected

And

Shun me like

An outcast  

 

(Photo Courtesy: Debashree Mukherjee

 

<i>This is what Bombay Talkies, or what is left of it, looked like in 2010. The ornate structure that survives used to be the main studio office. The rest of the compound is completely occupied by small-scale manufacturing workshops.</i>

 

Friday Fictioneers- Biography of a film studio

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Studio Lights from Kent

Fiction

word count- 104

 

woes of a film studio

 

I am an abandoned film studio.

Once upon a time, I was well-known and full of activities. Directors on high chairs once shouted through their megaphone — Silence, Camera, Rolling, and Action!

Today as Indian film industry is celebrating its 100th anniversary, I, which was once the launching pad for many superstars and legends is thirsting for a little recognition and remembrance.

No one comes here; in fact, nobody even remembers that I was a studio that once upon a time was a major part of this industry.

Today I am nothing but the ruins of my glorious past.

 

Heritage Studios of Mumbai Some of the biggest studios of the 1920s and 1930s now lie in ruins.)

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