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Echoes & Eloquences: The life and cinema of Gulzar

by Saibal Chatterjee

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2007
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9788129112354
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Rupa & Co, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. New. 16 X 24 cm. Whether he is conjuring up exquisite lyrics, authoring delightful screenplays or directing profoundly moving celluloid odes, Gulzar, peerless poet, sensitive writer and outstanding filmmaker, is a consummate master of his craft. The world that the man behind the genius inhabits is as magical as his inimitable… Read more
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The Threshold: A Film by Jabbar Patel

by Vijay Tendulkar

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1985
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9788170460077
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Seagull Books, 1985. First edition. Softcover. New. In his fourth film, theatre and film director Jabbar Patel shows a woman growing beyond the limits so gently and yet so firmly imposed by an apparently liberal and progressive family. Printed Pages: 110. Threshold: A Film by Jabbar PatelVijay Tendulkar9788170460077
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The Fifth Act

by Ingmar Bergman

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2002
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9788170462033
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Seagull Books, 2002. First edition. Softcover. New. Award winning film director Ingmar Bergman’s scripts are among the most important documents in film history. Though his vision in such films as Wild Strawberries and The Seventh Seal has shaped our thinking about the cinema, the vast majority of his most powerful recent work only slowly finds its way to… Read more
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Montage: Life, Politics, Cinema

by Mrinal Sen

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2002
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9788170461647
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Seagull Books, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. New. Veteran filmmaker Mrinal Sen has always seen his life and work as part of the social and political fabric of his time. As he has continued to experiment with cinema over the decades, evolving his own quest in response to the changing times, he has also maintained an acute social critique,… Read more
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Great Movies: 100 Years of Cinema

by Parragon Publishing India

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9781445477176
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Parragon Publishing India. Hardcover. New. Featuring 100 best and most influential movies ever made, this book includes many all - time favourites as well as some that may be new to you. Printed Pages: 320. NA
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Bollywood

by M.K. Raghavendra

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2016
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9780199469338
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Oxford University Press, 2016. Softcover. New. Awaara, Sholay, Deewar, Hum Apke Hain Koun..!, 3 Idiots. The success stories of these cult films are not only well known, but have also benchmarked a specific kind of cinema that exerts a far-reaching appeal. Often misunderstood to represent all Hindi cinema, Bollywood, as a distinct industry operating within Indian cinema,… Read more
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Satyajit Ray

by Shyam Benegal

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2003
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9788170462439
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Seagull Books, 2003. First edition. Softcover. New. With the Apu Trilogy (Pather Panchali, Aparajito, Apur Sansar) in the fifties, Satyajit Ray caught the attention of cinema connoisseurs all over the world. The trilogy, which is the story of Apu, is also the story of growing up in India. It traces Apu`s growth from a childhood harsh with poverty… Read more
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A Critical Study of Deepa Mehta’s Trilogy Fire, Earth and Water

by Manju Jaidka

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2011
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9789350180617
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Readworthy Publications (P) Ltd., 2011. Hardcover. New. Deepa Mehta is an acclaimed Indo-Canadian script writer and film director. She challenges conservative social mores and attempts to rewrite history, representing `her` story instead of `his`. Mehta has been a controversial figure ever since 1998 when her film Fire was banned in India for its explicit portrayal of lesbianism. Her… Read more
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Seeing Stars: Spectacle, Society and Celebrity Culture

by Pramod K. Nayar

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2009
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9788178299075
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Sage Publications, 2009. First edition. Softcover. New. Who Wants to be a celebrity? With this question, Pramod K Nayar sets the tone of Seeing Stars: Spectacle, Society and Celebrity Culture—a study of the popular phenomenon of celebrity razzmatazz. Nayar delves into various aspects of celebrity culture—from the making of celebrity charisma to celebrity scandals and the consumption of… Read more
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Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-televisual Aesthetic

by Anustup Basu

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2012
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9788125047551
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Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd, 2012. Softcover. New. 15 x 24 cm. This study of popular Indian cinema in an age of globalization, new media, and metropolitan Hindu fundamentalism focuses on the period from 1991 to 2004. Popular Hindi cinema took a certain spectacular turn from the early 1990s as a signature ‘Bollywood style’ evolved in the wake of… Read more
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Apu and After: Re-visiting Ray´s Cinema

by Moinak Biswas

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2005
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9781905422265
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Seagull Books, 2005. First edition. Softcover. New. Satyajit Ray is widely acknowledged to be one of the masters of world cinema. This anthology of critical essays presents a reassessment of his entire oeuvre. The essays range from a close reading of individual films to broader analyses of Ray´s thematic and stylistic concerns. The essays assess Ray´s preoccupations with… Read more
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Kamalahasan: The Consummate Actor

by Roopa Swaminathan

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2003
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9788129103031
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Rupa Publications India Pvt. Ltd., 2003. Hardcover. New. Kamalhasan began his journey as a child artist in Kalathur Kannamma. Since then, he has worked in over two hundred films and won umpteen awards. In spite of having been exposed to formal education only till standard IX, Kamal is a creative genius. Printed Pages: 64. Kamalahasan: The Consummate ActorRoopa… Read more
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Cinema of Enchantment: Perso-Arabic Genealogies of the Hindi Masala Film

by Anjali Gera Roy

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2015
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9788125059660
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Orient Blackswan Pvt. Ltd, 2015. First edition. Hardcover. New. A fascinating account of the theatrical beginnings of Bollywood and the Indo-Islamic storytelling traditions of the subcontinent, the volume looks at how Islamicate cultures have richly informed and structured mainstream Hindi cinema. It tells us how it was Urdu which provided the language of quintessential romance, passion and poetry… Read more
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A Poster Boy

by Anjali Raghbeer,Deepak M. Saarsar

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2012
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9788183281935
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Wisdom Tree, 2012. Hardcover. New. There was a time when every Bollywood film release was accompanied by hand-painted, cinema posters. One could see the vivid posters on display on street corners, walls, electricity poles and not to forget the towering billboard versions. These posters, painted in oil on canvas, always presented a larger than life image of the… Read more
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Movie Stars: Unseen Archives

by Parragon Publishing India

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9781405453257
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Parragon Publishing India. Hardcover. New. A collection about all your favourite Hollywood stars from the silent era to the present day Printed Pages: 320. NA
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The Dialogue of Mother India

by Nasreen Munni Kabir

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2010
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9788189738587
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Niyogi Books, 2010. First edition. Softcover. New. 26 x 23 cm. The Dialogue of Mother India, Mehboob Khan s Immortal Classic features the film s complete dialogue by Vajahat Mirza and S. Ali Raza and songs by Shakeel Badayuni presented in Hindi, Urdu, and Roman scripts. Lavishly illustrated, the original dialogue is accompanied by an English translation, introduction… Read more
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The Female Supernatural Being in Contemporary Gothic Literature and Film

by Prerna Gill

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2014
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9789383649273
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KW Publishers, 2014. Hardcover. New. This paper was originally prepared in partial fulfillment of the requirements for an MA degree in contemporary English literatures from Leeds Metropolitan University. The work is heavily focused on supernatural elements in the relevant texts examined here, with an emphasis on the female supernatural being and her evolution in both literature and film.… Read more
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Global Bollywood

by Sangita Gopal & Sujata Moorti (eds)

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2010
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9788125039150
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Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd., 2010. Softcover. New. 15 x 24 cm. Bollywood movies and their signature song and dance spectacles are an aesthetic familiar to people around the world, and Bollywood music now provides the rhythm for ads marketing goods such as computers and a beat for remixes and underground bands. These musical numbers have inspired scenes in… Read more
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Bollywood`s Top 20: Superstars of Indian Cinema

by Bhaichand Patel (Ed.)

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2012
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9780670085729
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Viking/Penguin Books India, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. New. Hindi cinema has cast a seductive spell over its spectators for close to a century now. Visually arresting, dynamic in outlook and pulsating with life, Bollywood has entertained and enthralled moviegoers over the years with its melodious music, its colourful drama and its lively plotlines. At the very heart of… Read more
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Beyond the Boundaries of Bollywood: The Many Forms of Hindi Cinema

by Rachel Dwyer & Jerry Pinto (Eds)

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2011
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9780198069263
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Oxford University Press, 2011. First edition. Hardcover. New. Indian cinema is now almost synonymous with ‘Bollywood’, both within India and globally. But does this shorthand tell the whole story? Does it encompass the range of India’s cinematic production? Beyond the Boundaries of Bollywood explores forms of Hindi cinema that cannot be termed ‘Bollywood’, including those that predate it,… Read more
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