Is Bollywood an Imitation of Hollywood?
- In 2011, Bollywood Rediscovers its Heroes. JAMKHANDIKAR, SHILPA // News India Times;12/30/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 52, p22
The article reports on the growth of domestic revenues of Bollywood for 2011 which reported a revenue of 19.25 billion rupees from 14.5 billion in 2010 as a result of the sharp hits brought by several films including the "Dabangg," "Golmaal 3" and "Bodyguard."
- Addressing the spectator of a "third world" national cinema: the Bombay "social" film of the 1940s and 1950s. Vasudevan, Ravi S. // Screen;Winter95, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p305
This article explores certain aspects of a way of framing the cinema in Bombay, India, focusing in particular on how the spectator of the national film is addressed. It presents an analysis of the position of the spectator within his/her cultural context, within certain large representational...
- Bollywood SinemasÄ±: Hindistan'Ä±n Hareketli Resim Sanayii Ãœzerine Notlar. İRİ, Murat // Ileti-s-im;2013, Issue 18, p21
Cinema as an art and medium is a rich field that enables to analyze the interaction between ideological reproduction and commercial production. This article aims to investigate this interaction through the Bollywood cinema. Within the colonialist and post-colonialist process, the effects of the...
- CROCODILE Hindi. Kremmer, Janaki Bahadur // Bulletin with Newsweek;1/30/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6554, p71
The article reports that leaders in the Australian film industry are looking to improve the professional standards of the Bollywood entertainment industry, by opening Whistling Woods International, a state-of-the-art film school in India. The author says the school, located in Mumbai's Film...
- A bad year for Bollywood. // South Asian Post;7/15/2010, p14
The article looks at the rough half-year of Bollywood in 2010, which has an estimate pegging losses at about 2 billion rupees or 44 million dollars due to series of major film failures.
- Exceptional stories take lead in Bollywood. // South Asian Post;10/24/2013, p19
The article offers information related to rising popularity of the motion picture made on unconventional and atypical love stories in India.
- Hinduism and Bollywood. LAL, VINAY // Introducing Hinduism;4/ 1/2005, p134
The article offers information on Hinduism in Bollywood, which produces hundreds of films every year in several Indian languages. It notes that commercial Hindi film is a great window to see the position of women in Hindu society and into Hinduism. It adds that like the Hindu texts, the films...
- GLORIOUS PARTICUILARITY. Nair, Mira // Irish Pages;Autumn/Winter2010, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p103
An essay is presented on the Bollywood film industry in India. It offers a brief history of the industry. The author also relates her experience of making the movie Moonsoon Weeding with the culture of the industry. It also informs that indian audience is growing which leads to huge profits to...
- Postage Stamps Commemorate Indian Film Icons. // India -- West;5/24/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 27, pC11
The article informs that the Department of Post in India will issue postage stamps depicting film personalities to mark the centenary year celebration of Indian motion picture industry.