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Bombay Cinema

Igor Krstić

in Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first part of this chapter discusses phases of slum representation in the cinema of Bombay/Mumbai, including those of what is better known as Bollywood. Together with scholars of Indian Cinema ... More


Framing the Copy: Media Industries and the Poetics of Resemblance

Nitin Govil

in Orienting Hollywood: A Century of Film Culture between Los Angeles and Bombay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785874
eISBN:
9780814764732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785874.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how the dynamic of copying framed the historical relations between Hollywood and Bombay cinema. It begins with a discussion of rules of geopolitical transformation that try to ... More


Gender, Bawdiness, and Bodily Voices: Bombay Cinema’s Audiovisual Contract and the ‘Ethnic’ Woman

Pavitra Sundar

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the singer Ila Arun to elucidate how economic ‘liberalisation’ transformed the Indian cultural landscape in the 1990s, dramatically altering representations of women in Bombay ... More


Introduction: Narrating Encounter

Nitin Govil

in Orienting Hollywood: A Century of Film Culture between Los Angeles and Bombay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785874
eISBN:
9780814764732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785874.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the connections between Hollywood and Bombay cinema from 1913 to 2013. Drawing on the humanities and social sciences, it analyzes the contact between American and Bombay cinema by ... More


Economies of Devotion: Affective Engagement and the Subject(s) of Labor

Nitin Govil

in Orienting Hollywood: A Century of Film Culture between Los Angeles and Bombay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785874
eISBN:
9780814764732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785874.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the routes and routines of working bodies in transnational screen culture, with particular emphasis on how subjectivity and labor—marked by racial, religious, class, and ... More


Managing Exchange: Geographies of Finance in the Media Industries

Nitin Govil

in Orienting Hollywood: A Century of Film Culture between Los Angeles and Bombay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785874
eISBN:
9780814764732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785874.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the spatial distribution of filmmaking regimes between Bombay and Hollywood, with particular emphasis on how money and investment possibilities manage the exchange between the ... More


Orienting Hollywood: A Century of Film Culture between Los Angeles and Bombay

Nitin Govil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785874
eISBN:
9780814764732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

With American cinema facing intense technological and financial challenges both at home and abroad, and with Indian media looking to globalize, there have been numerous high-profile institutional ... More


Bollywood and Postmodernism: Popular Indian Cinema in the 21st Century

Neelam Sidhar Wright

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696345
eISBN:
9781474412155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696345.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

‘New Bollywood’ has arrived, but its postmodern impulse often leaves film scholars reluctant to theorise its aesthetics. How do we define the style of a contemporary Bollywood film? Are Bollywood ... More


Emotion, Subjectivity, and the Limits of Desire: Melodrama and Modernity in Bombay Cinema, 1940s–’50s

Ira Bhaskar

in Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036613
eISBN:
9780252093661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036613.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes three Bombay melodramas: Mahesh Kaul's Gopinath (1948), Kamal Amrohi's Daera (1953), and Bimal Roy's Devdas (1955). These films represent the tragic denouement of their ... More


Conclusion: Close Encounters of the Industrial Kind

Nitin Govil

in Orienting Hollywood: A Century of Film Culture between Los Angeles and Bombay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785874
eISBN:
9780814764732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785874.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book has explored the ways in which Hollywood figures itself in India and encounters Indian media ecologies, from the video parlor and the multiplex to the hoarding and the film poster, the ... More


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