An introduction to the world of Hindi film
Do you think “Bollywood” is just flashy dance sequences and unbelievable plots? Think again!
Explore the rich history and artistic traditions of Hindi film in this engaging book, which intersperses stories from the author’s path to dedicated fandom with scholarly analysis of the films and their context. If your only exposure to Hindi films is action sequences that defy the laws of physics and dance sequences full of colorful, swirling silk, this book will open your eyes to a rich and rewarding art form. If you’re already a fan, it will enrich your appreciation of your favorite film moments by placing them in their larger context.
This is a short ebook by Margaret E. Redlich, who is a lifelong film watcher from Chicago, IL. She has a Masters in Media and Cinemas Studies from DePaul University, and regularly presents at various academic conferences on Indian popular culture topics and occasionally publishes in academic sources.
You will receive the MOBI, ePub, and PDF versions of this book. The MOBI version will work with Kindle readers, the ePub version will work with most other readers, and the PDF version is... well, a PDF. You can read it on anything.