Penguin Books India's new title by Vamsee Juluri, Bollywood Nation: India Through its Cinema charts the evolution of Indian cinema from its mythological films in the early 20th century to its world-class gangster and terrorist melodramas of today. In doing so, the book investigates why and how our films have become so deeply embedded in the nation's popular imagination.
- An easy and accessible guide to understanding the essential ideals of Indian cinema
- Contains remarkable insights on how our films have shaped and reflected our identity as a modern nation
- Will appeal to both lay readers as well as students of film and popular culture
In our Film Studies section, Rs. 299, in hardback, 232 pages, ISBN: 9780143065111