In Wagner’s music drama’s narrativity is, of course, still very much present in its traditional,
linear form, yet it is also a narrativity that is multimedially derived – it depends not simply on
a linear story, but also on musical themes and motifs that predict, comment on, and refer fore- or
backwards to other story lines or characters.
intermediality can also be more broadly conceived as ‘relations between media’, whereby – in imitation of
‘intertextuality’ – all media are thought of as nodes in a network of other media.
Higgins locates the intermedial between existing media as a force of renewal, Aumont reads the intermedial
as an in-between within a specific (multi)medial domain23. This could mean that multimedially constituted
Within the perspective of Indian cinema, the intermediary is pertinent because of the frequent use
of the context in different discourses.
It is essential to specify the context in which intermediary elements are utilized. For example, the
intermediary aspects of modern Indian cinema would be used within the perspective of exploring the
co-relationships between arts and media. The study also focuses on thematic trends and intermedial
elements of the modern Indian Cinema. This ultimately aims to understand the manner in which Indian
Cinema is used as a medium to communicate political, social and economic dynamics of the Indian community
in the form of narrative (and performative?) art.