100 Years of Indian Cinema: Crisis and Resilience

by Bandana Jha

ISBN: 9789386615329
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Imprint : Regency Publications
Year : 2018
Price : Rs. 7495.00
Biblio : xiv+202 p., figs., tabls., ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Bandana Jha obtained B.A. Hons (Economics) from Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga, M.A. (Hindi), M.Phil and Ph.D from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has also secured Diploma in Bahasa Indonesia and Mongolian from JNU, New Delhi. Currently Dr. Jha is working as Associate Professor (Deptt. of Hindi and Coordinator, Mass Communication) in Vasanta College for Women (Affiliated to BHU, Varanasi). She has published 4 books and Hundreds of poetries, stories, articles, transla

About The Book

The book is an invaluable and entertaining guide and resource for the students and general readers. From the year 1913 to 2013, Cinema as a form travelled through a large number of spheres. When the country was under British domination and rule, it was cinema which presented the idea of freedom. When the country was going through the toughest times, it was cinema that actually talked about ideals, aspirations, religion and talked about all the possible ways to lead a better and meaningful life.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement v Preface vii 1. Hundred Years of Indian Cinema: Crisis and Resilience 1 2. Confluence of Cinema and Politics: Tamil Filmland 5 3. ‘The Film is Dead; Long Live the Cinema’: An Economic Analysis of Digitalization of Cinema in India 17 4. The Cinema: Most Popular Audio-Visual Mass Medium to Influence Human Development as a Whole 29 5. Dialectics of Representing Queer in Indian (Hindi) Cinema 39 6. Indian Films and Plight of the Aged 49 7. Satyajit Ray’s AGANTUK: A Pi