The Essential Guide To Bollywood Books

 The Essential Guide To Bollywood Books

The Essential Guide To Bollywood Books aims to provide in-depth information on the world of Hindi films. The book explains the background of the film industry, and lists some of the most popular Hindi movies. It is also written in a reader-friendly style and is packed with images.

The Essential Guide To Bollywood – Subhash K Jha

In the world of film journalism, Subhash K Jha is a leading figure. Known for his encyclopedic knowledge of Bollywood films, he has now penned his most comprehensive collection of popular Hindi movies. The Essential Guide to Bollywood is a book that focuses on landmark films from the late 1940s through 2000. It covers 200 of the best-known Bollywood films in the world and is densely packed with information about them. It is visually appealing and written in a friendly, reader-friendly style.

The book is divided into five categories. These include drama, historical, romance, comedy, and parallel cinema. The entries are arranged in a chronological fashion to help the reader understand the social and period context of each film. It is also accompanied by a timeline of the film’s mentionable events. The book’s glossy photographs add to the pleasure of reading it.

Sholay: The Making of A Classic – Anupama Chopra

Anupama Chopra has written a wonderful book about the making of Sholay. It’s an informative and well-researched piece of literature that is brimming with references to a wealth of sources. If you’re a fan of Bollywood films or have a keen interest in the film industry in general, you’ll be captivated from the first page to the last.

One of the most important things about the book is that Chopra has distilled her experiences into an engaging and entertaining read. In addition to describing her personal journey, she also shares fascinating tidbits of information about the movie that will surprise you. For instance, the number of actors and actresses involved in the film, their names, and their salaries are all explained in detail. Another fun fact is that the film was filmed for two years in a barren and rocky landscape. The film did more for the Indian cinema industry than just making a few bucks.

Khwaabon Ka Safar with Mahesh Bhatt

The Essential Guide To Bollywood Books: Khwaabon Ka Safar with Mahesh Bhatt is a book that is both a history buff’s dream and a fun read. It is a brief but informative look into the history of Bollywood and includes some interesting anecdotes from the studios themselves. It also contains a few quotes from the man himself, Mahesh Bhatt.

The book has been published by Rupa Publications. It is available online or in local bookstores. It is a brief but informative history of the Indian film industry and covers the major milestones in the industry’s short history. It is a must-have for any aspiring movie buff. Its main purpose is to tell the story of Bollywood’s most prominent studios, from Prabhat Film Company, founded in 1929, to Filmayala, established in 1958.

Eena Meena Deeka: The Story of Hindi Film Comedy – Sanjit Narwekar

The Indian screen comedy has a long history, and Eena Meena Deeka, by SANJIT NARWEKAR, gives us a comprehensive look at how it evolved over the years. From New Wave comedies to urban middle-class comedies, the genre has a history that’s as diverse as its audiences. While it began with Noor Mohammed ‘Charlie’, it evolved into a more complex and sophisticated form as it adapted to changing cultural norms and social attitudes.

The genre first paved its way to the silver screen in the 1930s with Noor Mohammed ‘Charlie’, a true ‘godfather’ of Indian comic art. It was followed by Dhirendranath Ganguly, who made a name for himself as a regular comedian. Later, the New Wave came into play with films such as Paintal and Asrani. Meanwhile, the urban middle-class comedies were directed by Basu Chatterji, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, and Pradip Krishan.

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