The Bollywood reader
"From its historical roots through to the contemporary moment, the collection of essays, written by eminent scholars in the field, demonstrate so clearly how Indian cinema is more than the sum of its parts. An essential text for anyone wishing to understand properly the full complexities of Hindi cinema."
.Professor Susan Hayward, University of Exeter, UK
.."We are finally at a point when the study of Bollywood is a fully fledged field in Film Studies."
.."The Bollywood Reader extends the discursive boundaries of Indian popular cinema in interesting and complex ways. In putting together this volume, the editors have performed magnificently."
..Including a wide-ranging selection of essays from key voices in the field, the Reader charts the development of the scholarship on popular Hindi cinema, with an emphasis on understanding the relationship between cinema and colonialism, nationalism, and globalization.
..The Bollywood Reader is captivating reading for film, media and cultural studies students and scholars with an interest in Bollywood cinema..
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