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Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Anjali Gera Roy and Chua Beng Huat

Abstract

From Bombay (Mumbai) and other production centres on the Indian subcontinent, Indian popular cinema has travelled globally for nearly a century, culminating in the Bollywood-inspired, Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire. This volume brings together perspectives on Indian popular cinema, universally known as Bollywood now, from different disciplinary and geographical locations to look afresh at national cinemas. It shows how Bollywood cinema has always crossed borders and boundaries: from the British Malaya, Fiji, Guyana, Trinidad, Mauritius, and East and South Africa to the former USSR, Wes ... More

Keywords: Indian cinema, nation, diaspora, nationalism, regionalism, transnationalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780198075981
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anjali Gera Roy, editor

Chua Beng Huat, editor

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Contents

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The Bollywood Turn in South Asian Cinema

ANJALI GERA ROY AND CHUA BENG HUAT

Part 1 Modernity, Globalization, Globality

Part 2 Love Across the Border

Part 3 The Other Film Industry

10 Cinema in Motion

VIJAY DEVADAS AND SELYARAJ VELAYUTHAM

Part 4 Village in the City

11 Migrant, Diaspora, NRI

D. PARTHASARATHY

Part 5 The Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

14 Marketing, Hybridity, and Media Industries

KAVITA KARAN AND DAVID J. SCHAEFER

16 Yaari with Angrez

TERESA HUBEL

18 From Ghetto to Mainstream

HASEENAH EBRAHIM

End Matter