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Global Bollywood

Author: Anandam P Kavoori; Aswin Punathambekar
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Bollywood is one of the most prolific film industries in the world. Based in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), the industry churns out hundreds of films each year—primarily melodramatic films with music and elaborately choreographed dance routines. Bollywood's popularity is quickly spreading across the globe, and, beyond the films themselves, Bollywood has made it way into global popular culture.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anandam P Kavoori; Aswin Punathambekar
ISBN: 9780814747995 081474799X 9780814747988 0814747981
OCLC Number: 183264734
Description: vi, 314 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The "Bollywoodization" of the Indian cinema: cultural nationalism in a global arena / Ashish Rajadhyaksha --
Surviving Bollywood / M. Madhava Prasad --
Mumbai versus Bollywood: the Hindi film industry and the politics of cultural heritage in contemporary India / Tejaswini Ganti --
Hollywood, Bollywood, Tollywood: redefining the global in Indian cinema / Shanti Kumar --
The globalization of "Bollywood"-the hype and hope / Daya Kishan Thussu --
Our violence, their violence: exploring the emotional and relational matrix of terrorist cinema / Vamsee Juluri --
Exoticized, marginalized, demonized: the Muslim "other" in Indian cinema / Kalyani Chadha and Anandam P. Kavoori --
The mirror has many faces: the politics of male same-sex desire in BOMgAY and Gulabi Aaina / Parmesh Shahani --
"Bring back the old films, our culture is in disrepute": Hindi film and the construction of femininity in Guyana / Atticus Narain --
"From villain to traditional housewife!": the politics of globalization and women's sexuality in the "new" Indian media / Padma Govindan and Bisakha Dutta --
Songs from the heart: musical coding, emotional sentiment, and transnational Sonic identity in India's popular film music / Natalie Sarazzin --
Deewar/Wall (1975)-fact, fiction, and the making of a superstar / Jyotika Virdi --
The Indian film magazine, Stardust / Rachel Dwyer --
Bollyweb: search for Bollywood on the web and see what happens! / Ananda Mitra --
"We're online, not on the streets": Indian cinema, new media, and participatory culture / Aswin Punathambekar --
Afterword: fast-forwarding into the future, haunted by the past: Bollywood today / Arvind Rajagopal.
Responsibility: edited by Anandam P. Kavoori and Aswin Punathambekar.
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Offers a new critical framework for analyzing the institutional, cultural, and political dimensions of Bollywood films and film music  Read more...


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""Engaging, and a rewarding experience. A must-read for all Bollywood enthusiasts as well as others who wish to be informed about this remarkable phenomenon." -- Vijay Mishra,author of Bollywood Read more...

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