Yash Chopra is one of the most charismatic and powerful directors in the Indian film industry, his name synonymous with the glamour of the romantic film and a style within Indian culture. Spanning four decades, his directed features include some of the classic films of Indian film history such asDeewaarandKabhi Kabhie.This book discusses his work with the Hindi megastar Amitabh Bachchan in films such asDeewaar, Trishul, Kaala Patthar,andSilsila.Rachel Dwyer shows how Yash Chopra has been a tireless innovator and has changed the look of mainstream cinema.
Dwyer integrates her analysis with information about the man and his work she gleaned from interviews with Yash Chopra, his family, his colleagues, his stars, his contemporaries, and major critics. A unique study of a top contemporary Indian film director, this book also looks at influences on Chopra.
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From Assistant to Director
The Founding of Yash Raj Films
The Amitabh Bachchan Films
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