Sholay, a cultural reading
Seeks To Study This Film In Relation To 3 Themes - Its Place In The Evolution Of Popular Indian Cinema - The Concept Of Evil Which Is Central To The Film And The Diverse Ways In Which The Viewers Derived Pleasure And Significance From The Filmic Text. Illustrations In B & W. Chapters - Sholay And The Geneology Of The Popular Indian Cinema - Sholay And The Discourse Of Evil - Sholay And The Construction Of Subjectivity.
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acting actors Ahmad Amitabh Bachchan Amjad Khan artistic attitude audience Awaara classical Indian clearly concept construct criminal cultural reading dance Dharmendra dialogues discourse of evil discussion distinction drama emotional entertainment epics existing social order fact fantasy feel felt film producers film-makers filmic text forces Gabbar Singh genealogy of popular genre Hema Malini human identify important Indian culture Indian melodrama Indrajitbabu's influence interesting interviewees Jai and Veeru Jaya Bhaduri Kismet Kumar lives Mahabharata Manjula Manoj ment Mirch Masala modern moral movie movie-going public narrative Parsi plays the role police popular cinema popular films popular Indian cinema popular Indian films portrayed Raghunath Raj Kapoor Ramayana Ramesh Sippy Rani realistic reality relation revenge Rita Sanjeev Kumar Sanskrit theatre Satyajit Ray scenes seek sense sequence Shekhar Sholay spectators story style Suresh Thakur Saheb tion Tongawali traditional Veena Veeru and Jai viewer violence vital western films Zanzeer