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Bollywood : sociology goes to the movies

Author: Rajinder Kumar Dudrah
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage, 2006.
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"Engaging the discipline of sociology to study the phenomenon of Bollywood cinema, this book examines popular Hindi cinema as a global industry and its films as popular cultural texts. It also considers the relationships that are possible between cinema and its audiences. Though there have been theoretical accounts and textual readings of Bollywood films, this is the first book to study them from these  Read more...
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Dudrah, Rajinder Kumar.
Bollywood.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage, 2006
(OCoLC)608402924
Online version:
Dudrah, Rajinder Kumar.
Bollywood.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage, 2006
(OCoLC)625457300
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rajinder Kumar Dudrah
ISBN: 076193460X 9780761934608 0761934618 9780761934615 8178296101 9788178296104 817829611X 9788178296111
OCLC Number: 62766108
Description: 210 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Towards a sociology of cinema --
Singing for India: songs in the Bollywood Film --
Reading popular Hindi films in the diaspora and the performance of urban Indian and diasporic identity --
Bollywood cinema going in New York City --
Queer as Desis: secret politics of gender and sexuality in Bollywood Films in diasporic urban ethnoscapes --
Between and beyond Bollywood and Hollywood.
Responsibility: Rajinder Kumar Dudrah.
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Why are people fascinated with Bollywood?What is the cultural significance of the films produced there? In recent years Bollywood - the popular Hindi cinema - has received widespread international  Read more...

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`A new book which gives an extraordinary insight into Bollywood' - Asian Voice`This book asks and answers some interesting questions about what exactly Bollywood is' - New India Express

 
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