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Bollywood By Tejaswini Ganti (New York University, USA)

Bollywood
by Tejaswini Ganti (New York University, USA)

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This title provides a guide to the cultural, social and political significance of Hindi cinema, outlining the history and structure of the Bombay film industry, and its impact on global popular culture. It has information and commentry on the key players in Bollywood, from composers and lyricists to directors and stars.
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Bollywood: A Guidebook to Popular Hindi Cinema by Tejaswini Ganti (New York University, USA)

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:

  • history of Indian cinema
  • main themes and characteristics of Hindi cinema
  • significant films, directors and stars
  • production and distribution of Bollywood films
  • interviews with actors, directors and screenwriters.

Anyone interested in, or studying Bollywood cinema will find this a valuable purchase.

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About Tejaswini Ganti (New York University, USA)


Tejaswini Ganti is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Connecticut College.

Table of Contents


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

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GOR001865661
Bollywood: A Guidebook to Popular Hindi Cinema by Tejaswini Ganti (New York University, USA)
Tejaswini Ganti (New York University, USA)
Routledge Film Guidebooks
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2004-06-24
264
0415288541
9780415288545
N/A
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