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Hollywood Bollywood (English)
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Hollywood Bollywood (English)

by Anwar Jamal, Saibal Chatterjee
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Author Anwar Jamal, Saibal Chatterjee
Publisher Vani Prakashan
Synopsis For Mumbai's movie moguls and their camp followers, these are exciting times. Entertainment exports from India have grown from $40 million in 1998 to upwards of $200 million. It is therefore easy to be carried away by the hype and hoopla that surrounds the supposed emergence of Indian cinema, Bollywood films to be more precise, as a force to reckon with on the world stage. This book, a compilation of informed essays, is an attempt to temper the rising tide of exuberance and place the nascent process of Indian cinema's globalisation in the right perspective. Its purpose is to weigh the pros and cons, separate the myths from the ground realities and identify the highs and lows to facilitate a clearer and more balanced, though by no means necessarily comprehensive, understanding of the new phenomenon.

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About the author ANWAR JAMAL, SAIBAL CHATTERJEE Anwar Jamal A Literature post-graduate and one-time journalist & critic, Anwar Jamal is a multiple national and international awardwinning filmmaker whose cinematic works have travelled to film festivals around the world. After making a series of acclaimed documentaries over a period of 12 oddi years, Anwar Jamal made his first feature film, Swaraaj - The Little Republic, in 2002. He has produced and directed severall films in the last 18 years. He has been on several national and international film festival juries and has curated film packages for many leading film festivals. / Saibal Chatterjee An English Literature postgraduate, Saibal Chatterjee is a film critic and senior journalist who has since 1984, worked on the staff of The Telegraph, The Times of India, Outlook newsweekly, Hindustan Times online and the Indian Express group. He received India's National Award for the Best Film Critic of 2003. He is currently the Features Editor of the Indian Express, New Delhi. He was the editor of Encyclopedia Britannica's 'Encyclopedia of Hindi Cinema'.
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Vani Prakashan
  • Pages: 176
  • Binding: PaperBack
  • ISBN: 9789352291342
  • Category: Mass Media
  • Related Category: Cinema
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