On & Behind the Indian Cinema
Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd, Mar 26, 2014 - 350 pages
Being a film-fan, the author has been in touch with the Indian Cinema from V. Shantaram's “Dahez” of 1948 to Arbaaz Khan's “Dabang” of 2012. During the six decades, he has come across to a good number of film personalities who are to be seen on the screen by the audience and also those who are behind the Indian Cinema. The present book covers both the aspects and revolves around not only to heroes and heroines but also to producers, directors, music directors, lyrics, songs, singers, choreographers and cameramen. It is a handy encyclopedia to all the cinegoers who want to add their latest knowledge in the field of old and new films pertaining to myth and romance respectively. The readers will get sufficient material pertaining to all the films from Ashok Kumar to Akshay Kumar, Madhubala to Anuskha Sharma, Anil Biswas to Pritam Chakraborty and Jaan Nissar Akhtar to Farhan Akhtar. All the eight chapters of this book are so beautifully intertwined that they can't be easily separated. The book systematically covers all the aspects of Indian Cinema starting from the beginning days to the recent times in an informative as well as interesting way.