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Producing Bollywood: Inside the Contemporary Hindi Film Industry



Producing Bollywood offers an unprecedented look inside the social and professional worlds of the Mumbai-based Hindi film industry and explains how it became “Bollywood,” the global film phenomenon and potent symbol of India as a rising economic powerhouse. In this rich and entertaining ethnography Tejaswini Ganti examines the changes in Hindi film production from the 1990s until 2010, locating them in Hindi filmmakers’ efforts to accrue symbolic capital, social respectability, and…


Producing Bollywood

Pub Date : 2012-03-07 | Author : Tejaswini Ganti | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822352136
ISBN 13 : 0822352133

Producing Bollywood is an in-depth ethnography of the Bombay-based Hindi film industry, more popularly known as Bollywood. Taking readers inside this hugely popular global industry..


Producing Bollywood

Pub Date : 2012-03-07 | Author : Tejaswini Ganti | Publisher : Duke University Press Books

ISBN 10 : 0822352028
ISBN 13 : 9780822352020

Producing Bollywood offers an unprecedented look inside the social and professional worlds of the Mumbai-based Hindi film industry and explains how it became "Bollywood," the globa..


Bollywood

Pub Date : 2013-03-05 | Author : Tejaswini Ganti | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136849299
ISBN 13 : 1136849297

'Bollywood' is the dominant global term to refer to the prolific Hindi language film industry in Bombay (renamed Mumbai in 1995). Characterised by music, dance routines, melodrama,..


Bollywood

Pub Date : 2004-08-02 | Author : Tejaswini Ganti | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134442232
ISBN 13 : 1134442238

In Bollywood, anthropologist and film scholar Tejaswini Ganti provides a guide to the cultural, social and political significance of Hindi cinema, outlining the history and structu..


Smoke Signals

Pub Date : 2012-12-01 | Author : Joanna Hearne | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9780803244627
ISBN 13 : 0803244622

Smoke Signals is a historical milestone in Native American filmmaking. Released in 1998 and based on a short-story collection by Sherman Alexie, it was the first wide-release featu..


Bollywood Cinema

Pub Date : 2013-08-21 | Author : Vijay Mishra | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135310998
ISBN 13 : 1135310998

India is home to Bollywood - the largest film industry in the world. Movie theaters are said to be the "temples of modern India," with Bombay producing nearly 800 films per year th..


Not Hollywood

Pub Date : 2013-02-27 | Author : Sherry B. Ortner | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822354260
ISBN 13 : 0822354268

The pioneering anthropologist Sherry B. Ortner explores the culture and practices of independent filmmaking in the U.S., arguing that during the past three decades, independent cin..


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