Ideology of the Hindi Film: A Historical Construction
The author treats the Hindi film as a social institution which is a reflection of the current social and political formations and analyzes the role, function and ideology of Indian cinema.
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The Ideology of Formal Subsumption
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aesthetic Amitabh Bachchan Anand Ankur Archive of India audience Benegal Bhuvan Shome Bombay Bombay film bourgeois capitalist combination commercial cinema conflict context couple Courtesy National Film cultural Damini darsana Deewar dominant emergence feudal feudal family romance figure film industry film text film-makers Filmfare function Gabbar genre Guddi hero Hindi cinema Hindi film Hollywood Hrishikesh Mukherjee ibid ideology Indian cinema Indian film Indira Gandhi institution Kumar Manthan melodrama metalanguage middle-class cinema mobilization mode of production modern narrative nation-state National Film Archive Navin Nishant object peasant political political cinema popular cinema popular film position possible prohibition question Raj Kapoor Rajendra Kumar Rajnigandha Ravi realist relation representation represented resolution Roja role Salim-Javed Sara Akash scene screen sector segment sexual Sholay significant social society song space spectacle spectator star structure theatre traditional transformation Vijay village voyeurism voyeuristic woman Zanjeer