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Brave New Bollywood free pdf These are interesting times in the history of Indian cinema, particularly because the established aesthetic conventions and modes of production of the Hindi film industry are being challenged, as are the boundaries between what is alternative and what is mainstream. This book is an attempt to contextualize the upsurge in this form of cinema in Bollywood/Hindi film industry. It also aims to promote an academic enquiry into the works of these filmmakers, their religious beliefs, social moorings, cinematic influences, attitudes towards filmmaking and experiences of making movies. It will be an important reading for serious students of South Asian studies, film studies and media studies as well as the general reader who has an interest in cinema.

About Nirmal Kumar

Nirmal Kumar is Associate Professor of History at Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi. He has been working on 18th-century Rajasthan and also on Hindi films. He has co-edited a book Filming the Line of Control for Routledge in 2008. Two of his books are under publication: Essays in History of Early Modern India and Medieval Delhi: A Reader. He is also the General Editor of a series on Historians of Medieval India. Dr Kumar is widely travelled and well networked with renowned institutions worldwide. He is fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland and Member of the Women's History Network, UK. He is also associated with the Society for South Asian Studies, London, and British Association of South Asian Studies, UK. He is on the Board of Contemporary India Study Center Aarhus, Aarhus University, Denmark, and a guest fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla (2012). Besides, he takes keen interest in Bihar, his home state in India, and is an ace photographer. Preeti Chaturvedi is a senior marketing professional and writes on media and cultural studies. She has co-authored India's first book on blogging, Corporate Blogging in India (2009). Preeti's blog 'Checkposts' features amongst the leading marketing blogs in the country. Preeti has contributed to global research on branding and has published papers with and World Advertising Research Center. She has also written extensively on media, marketing and cultural studies for the ICFAI Press, Indian Council for Cultural Relations,, Business and Economy. A Delhi University topper in English Literature from Miranda House with an Executive Diploma in Sales and Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta, she has also been a guest faculty/speaker at leading institutes like the IIT and Fore School of Management. She has a decade of experience in marketing communications during which she has handled some of the leading global brands.

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Author : Nirmal Kumar
Publisher : SAGE India
Data Published : 03 February 2015
ISBN : 9351502384
EAN : 9789351502388
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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