Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema

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Taylor & Francis Group, 1999 - Art - 658 pages
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The largest film industry in the world after Hollywood is celebrated in this updated and expanded edition of a now classic work of reference. Covering the full range of Indian film, this new revised edition of the "Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema" includes vastly expanded coverage of mainstream productions from the 1970s to the 1990s and, for the first time, a comprehensive name index. Illustrated throughout, there is no comparable guide to the incredible vitality and diversity of historical and contemporary Indian film.

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The Indian motion-picture industry is one of the largest in the world; 23 million Indians go to the movies every day. Written by Rajadhyaksha (senior fellow, Centre for the Study of Culture and ... Read full review

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this is one of the best book for a new film maker to know about the indian cinema

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Paul Willemen is Professor of Critical Studies at Napier University, Edinburgh. Ashish Rajadhyaksha is a writer and researcher based in India.

Valentina Vitali is Lecturer in Comparative Film and Media Studies and Paul Willemen is Professor of Film Studies at University of Ulster, Coleraine.

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