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When the Music’s Over A History of the Romantic Duet

Sangita Gopal

in Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226304250
eISBN:
9780226304274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304274.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Hindi cinema's aesthetic code often makes use of the song sequence to function as an engine of couple-formation. In Danny Boyle's film Slumdog Millionaire, however, this aesthetic code was revised in ... More


Conjugating New Bollywood

Sangita Gopal

in Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226304250
eISBN:
9780226304274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304274.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The change and evolution of Bollywood cinema can be exemplified in director Anurag Kashyap's 2009 remake of Dev D. An adaptation of Saratchandra Chatterji's 1917 novel, Devdas, this remake—unlike the ... More


Family Matters Affect, Authority, and the Codification of Hindi Cinema

Sangita Gopal

in Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226304250
eISBN:
9780226304274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304274.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Historically, Hindi cinema has always been obsessed with love, in particular in the challenges and fortunes that the courting couple encounter during their struggle. The romantic duet often presented ... More


Conjugal Assembly: Multiplex, Multiplot, and the Reconfigured Social Film

Sangita Gopal

in Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226304250
eISBN:
9780226304274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304274.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that the arrival of the multiplex theatre as an exhibition space for film-viewing might have also contributed to the shift and reformation of the celluloid couple. Perhaps due to ... More


New Bollywood and Its Others

Sangita Gopal

in Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226304250
eISBN:
9780226304274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304274.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Like Anurag Kashyap's 2009 remake Dev D and Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire exemplify New Bollywood cinema and the couple's place in it. This is also seen in Dibakar Benerjee's Love, Sex, Aur Dhoka ... More


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