In Bollywood, anthropologist and film scholar Tejaswini Ganti provides a guide to the cultural, social and political significance of Hindi cinema, outlining the history and structure of the Bombay film industry, and the development of popular Hindi filmmaking since the 1930s.
Providing information and commentary on the key players in Bollywood, including composers, directors and stars, as well as material from current filmmakers themselves, the areas covered in Bollywood include:
Anyone interested in, or studying Bollywood cinema will find this a valuable purchase.
1. Introduction 2. The Production and Distribution of Popular Hindi Cinema 3. Key Figures in the Bombay Film Industry 4. Key Films of Post-Independence Hindi Cinema 5. Contemporary Bombay Filmmakers' Reflections and Perspectives on Hindi Cinema 6. Timeline of Significant Dates and Events in the History of Indian Cinema