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Bollywood: A Guidebook to Popular Hindi Cinema (Routledge Film Guidebooks) Paperback – August 26, 2004

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ISBN-13: 978-0415288545 ISBN-10: 0415288541

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Tejaswini Ganti is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Connecticut College.

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  • Series: Routledge Film Guidebooks
  • Paperback: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge (August 26, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415288541
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415288545
  • Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.2 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,518,954 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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20 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Daubas on April 30, 2005
Format: Paperback
This little book by Tejaswini Ganti is the ideal introduction for anyone who wants to get to know Bollywood. Smart, concise, it's a very easy and informative read.

After an historical introduction to Indian cinema from the beginnings (just after the invention of cinema) to the glossy new millenium Bollywood of ZeeTV and NRI romances; Ganti procedes to a general presentation of the inner workings of the Hindi Film Industry (name usually prefered by scholars to the term Bollywood): how is a film made in Bombay ? who produces, how? who distributes, where? who has the power? This part along with the long historical introduction are the core material of the book, short but truly essential.

NB Ganti focuses on Bollywood (located in Bombay). for beginners who think that Indian cinema is Bollywood, take note: it's not. Therefore the book acknowledges Middle cinema, art cinema, tamil, telugu, bengali cinema but never deals with these topics.

After the "technical" part of the book, the rest is dedicated to an overview of the major films and personnalities of the profession. The major films chapter provides a very useful filmography that gives the neofit a very interesting selection of films to get to know Bollywood thru the ages. Each film has a detailed summary that sometimes includes historical insights or important trivia.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By churchdiva on July 16, 2014
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If you were in film school, this book would probably be the first one to read regarding Hindi cinema. I am new to Bollywood, and found this book very helpful.
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By Euna Isabel on July 22, 2014
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Bollywood has become quite popular today! If you're looking to get a good understanding of Bollywood this is definitely the book you want to read, for sure.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By manoj gursahani on May 24, 2010
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This book is truly an asset that gives a fresh perceptive of Bollywood - The Hindi Language Movie Industry of India.
Could have added more photographs.
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