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Studying Indian Cinema

Omar Ahmed


This book traces the historical evolution of Indian cinema through a number of key decades. The book is made up of 14 chapters with each chapter focusing on one key film, the chosen films are analysed in their wider social, political and historical context whilst a concerted engagement with various ideological strands that underpin each film is also evident. In addition to exploring the films in their wider contexts, the book analyses selected sequences through the conceptual framework common to both film and media studies. This includes a consideration of narrative, genre, representation, aud ... More

Keywords: Indian cinema, film narrative, film genre, film representation, film audience, mise en scène, Satyajit Ray, Ritwick Ghatak, Yash Chopra, Mira Nair

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781906733681
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781906733681.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Omar Ahmed, author