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Bollywood : a guidebook to popular Hindi cinema

Author: Tejaswini Ganti
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, 2004.
Series: Routledge film guidebooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Bollywood' is the dominant global term to refer to the prolific Hindi language film industry in Bombay (renamed Mumbai in 1995). Characterized by music, dance routines, melodrama, lavish production values and an emphasis on stars and spectacle, Bollywood films have met with box-office success and enthusiastic audiences from India to West Africa to Russia, and throughout the English-speaking world." "In Bollywood,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tejaswini Ganti
ISBN: 0415288533 9780415288538 0415288541 9780415288545
OCLC Number: 56876896
Description: ix, 254 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. production and distribution of popular Hindi cinema --
3. Key figures in the Bombay film industry --
4. Key films of post-independence Hindi cinema --
5. Reflections and perspectives on Hindi cinema by contemporary Bombay filmmakers --
6. Significant dates and events in the history of Indian cinema.
Series Title: Routledge film guidebooks.
Responsibility: Tejaswini Ganti.
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