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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to accurately measure box-office outcome produces an ambiguity about commercial transactions that is actually generative and productive, enabling the industry to function and reproduce itself. In large-scale media industries like Bollywood, I contend, the presence of ambiguity is necessary and actually critical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 492–501.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in the south of India. The Mumbai- based film industry, Bollywood, is the most successful I would like to thank my friend Mukuluka Dattagupta for her 492 helpful comments...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 336–354.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in a distinctly Indian style.2 The practice of setting new words to popular Hindi film melodies — what, borrowing an esoteric musicological term, I propose to call “Bollywood contrafacta” — is My research in Mombasa was facilitated by grants from the US Fulbright...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 382–384.
Published: 01 August 2015
... most recent 2012), and he has published widely on the history book is Bollywood’s India: Hindi Cinema as a Guide to of cities, politics, and media in East Africa and the Contemporary India (Reaktion, 2004)/Picture Abhi Baaki Indian Ocean...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 682–684.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., critical political econ- Bollywood: Inside the Contemporary Hindi Film Industry omy, postcolonialism, and aesthetics, especially as it (Duke University Press, 2012) and Bollywood: A Guide- relates to political and scientific practice. His current book to Popular Hindi Cinema (Routledge, 2004; 2nd...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 481–485.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in races. growth (in production capacity, in market share, Tejaswini Ganti argues that the Bollywood film in profits and thus generally in scale) in industrial industry is actually built around speculation on capitalism, it always involves the pursuit of the pe...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2019
... that this archival erasure is itself a response to Bollywood's ever-present hegemony and the simultaneous attempt to obliterate the long history of cinematic exchanges between Lahore and Bombay. In their afterwords, Naveeda Khan and Faisal Devji remark on the antihistorical legacy of the Muslim League, whose vision...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 374–375.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of Washington. He is the author of three books: Religion and Public Memory: A Cultural History of Saint Namdev in India (Columbia Univer- sity Press, 2008), The Quotidian Revolution (Columbia University Press, 2016), and (with William Elison and Andy Rotman) Amar Akbar Anthony: Bollywood, Brother...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 380–381.
Published: 01 August 2008
... project on Bollywood and globalization. and onBollywood project book-length a developing on and book a into teenth-century Indian cultural nationalism) (on nine herdissertation turning on working currently is and UIUC in literature world and comparative in professor assistant...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2023
... with domestic tourists in Ladakh, mainland Indians seem less interested in Buddhism and more interested in the landscape, Bollywood tourism, and clean air in their attempts to escape the polluted air of megacities such as Delhi. 74 How can Buddhist Ladakh protect its identity and not be subsumed under...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 347–354.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to stay here as long as I can” (December 23, guise of positivism Europe had crafted the incom- 1942). 5. The landmark Bollywood film Dilwale Dul- ized a kind of meme of Bollywood cinema in hania Le Jayenge (dir. Aditya Chopra, 1994), the 1990s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 67–97.
Published: 01 August 2000
... that undermine the ence, by largely transcending ethno-religious and na- community and which reaches such a stage that unity tional cleavages: the Bollywood movies. In the sub- becomes necessary (in order to achieve political continent itself, the Bollywood cinema is hailed (or at prominence in the host...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 63–76.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of the Yemenite Quarter expressed in ‘Ozeri's songs is described by her friend, the fine artist Eliyahu Fatal (a. k. a. Eli Petel). Fatal characterizes ‘Ozeri's work as full of “romanticism, which, on the one hand, contains some Bollywood elements, such as gardens, rivers, and romantic nature; and, on the other...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 387–391.
Published: 01 December 2015
... partnerships, signifier of speculative adventure (from at least and in the speculative industry of Bollywood cin- Columbus onward). It was a key experimental site ema. We expect that ethnographies and histories for the first global corporations in the form of the of such stages of imagination...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 May 2023
... among local populaces, wider geopolitical concerns, and sectarian tensions. Focusing on Ladakh, Williams-Oerberg details how Bollywood films and the recent intensification of state investment in tourist infrastructure have helped brand the once independent Buddhist kingdom as India's “Little Tibet...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 162–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
... a trope meant merely for embellishment. so too would be the case with a doctoral work on Similarly, there is in the reports a total absence of mental health and neurological diseases, or on the any humanities periodicals from the official list of commercial implications of Bollywood music. In Pakistan s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 204–213.
Published: 01 May 2005
... age. crores (US$7.5 million), has been accepted as the most 11. It allowed her to tour Hamburg, Germany, as part successful Bollywood blockbuster of recent years. It of the Harriers team. was nominated for the Oscars in 2002. For details on h ae fIdaadIead ohclne fthe of colonies both...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 611–621.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of Cinema in (Post)Colonial South Asia: From Transnational to VARIOUM Vernacular Public Spheres Zakir Hossain Raju lthough Bollywood, or the Hindi cinema of India, has become a popular area of re...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 525–535.
Published: 01 December 2007
...? In the case of the preferring Bollywood films to Egyptian movies new princess, it was not simply her schooling “since I can’t understand either of them and the and her completion of an internship that were Indian dance and music is better.” Of course, publicized. The fact that she was always...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 263–276.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., and a crown. He has celebrity visitors who Ganesh, Lord of Moraya, come again early next add to his aura, including Bollywood stars (Akshay year. Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Shilpa Shetty, Amitabh Bach- chan), business people such as the Ambanis, and This reference is also heard in the much-­repeated...