Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema

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Bloomsbury Academic, Jun 26, 1999 - History - 658 pages
The largest film industy in the world after Hollywood is celebrated in this expanded and updated edition of the reference text. Covering the full range of Indian cinema, from Hindi musicals to the impressive diversity of regional Indian Art Cinemas, this edition includes expanded coverage of mainstream productions from the 1970s to the 1990s. There is also additional material on the stars that have made their mark in the 1990s, and a comprehensive index of names.

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The Indian motion-picture industry is one of the largest in the world; 23 million Indians go to the movies every day. Written by Rajadhyaksha (senior fellow, Centre for the Study of Culture and ... Read full review

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Paul Willemen if Professor of Critical Studies, Napier University, Edinburgh and author of Looks and Frictions: Essays in Cultural Studies and Film Theory (BFI; Indiana University Press, 1994) Ashish Rajadhyaksha is a freelance writer and researcher based in India.

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