The Daily Post Prompt: Natural

In response to daily posts one-word prompt :Natural

Today I’m tempted to write a post comparing fake and genuine. Fake is artificial and Genuine is natural.

Many years ago in the Kolkata movie industry, actors used to fake their voices to make it more appealing for the audience. They thought their natural voices were not interesting enough which is why their movies were not box office hits.

The first actor who thought it was wrong was Uttam Kumar Mukherjee. He explained that it was not the artificial voice or fake acting that was important for a movie to do well, it was how the actor presents himself. With this in mind he made movies in which he did not try to fake his voice but spoke naturally.

His understanding was as a common individual we do not change our voice to sound impressive, we speak like an ordinary person. Uttam spoke naturally and soon everyone realized how irritating an artificial voice sounds.

He made several movies and was considered the best actor in his generation.

…………………………………. 🙂

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2 thoughts on “The Daily Post Prompt: Natural

  1. Dear Ranu,

    Thank you for this post. I like it a lot.

    Striving to be something we are not – and even to not be something we may be destined to be – will keep us dwarfed, enslaved to others, and unnecessarily small in psychological/spiritual stature.

    All good wishes,

    robert

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