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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 217–221.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Erin O'Donnell In summary, both Dream Machine and Twenty-First Century Bollywood provide nuanced, well-organized, and abundantly detailed analyses of the intricate past and present of the historically important and wonderfully compelling world of Hindi cinema, and are welcome additions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1185–1186.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Xenia Zeiler Reframing Bollywood: Theories of Popular Hindi Cinema . By Ajay Gehlawat . New Delhi : Sage Publications , 2010 . xxiv, 165 pp. $25.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2011 2011 The term “Bollywood” appears in both academic and popular...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1290–1292.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Cynthia Ann Humes Rai discusses changing trends in Bollywood: jump cuts, faster narratives, extracted song sequences never simply resembling but diverging from each other (p. 212). As a technophiliac, I found fascinating Rai's points on how to understand the nature of digital inventions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 1149–1151.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jyotsna Kapur Producing Bollywood: Inside the Contemporary Hindi Film Industry . By Tejaswini Ganti . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2012 . 424 pp. $27.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2014  2014 Researched over a decade, spanning 1996–2006...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 946–948.
Published: 01 August 2010
... or not with the example of Rādhā” (pp. 45–46). The author uses epic and Puranic descriptions of the two goddesses and considers their treatment in medieval bhakti texts, in teleserials, and in their modern tropes on the Bollywood movie screen. All of the chapters feature numerous tables that aid the reader in following...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 231–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
... transforming India into an economic power to reckon with. Jyotsna Kapur's new book, The Politics of Time and Youth in Brand India , focuses on a “heightened preoccupation” with youth, novelty, and the “speeding up of time” across a range of discourses in present-day India, including Bollywood cinema, popular...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 643–645.
Published: 01 August 2022
... between Rick James and André 3000 of OutKast; the sexual politics of Truth Hurts's song “Addictive,” for which she was sued by an Indian recording company for her Bollywood sampling; and, finally, Timbaland's cross-cultural collaboration with Rajé Shwari, a Gujarati American singer, supplemented...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 299–301.
Published: 01 February 2011
..., globalization, and the international popular music industry, including Bollywood. Theorizing the Local returns the focus to ethnographic musical microstudies of South Asia, including Iran, Sri Lanka, India, and Nepal. Further, it theorizes change, musical geography, transmission, embodied knowledge...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (1): 218–220.
Published: 01 February 2004
... is a most welcome book on a subject of growing interest in academia, with a common comparison made between Hollywood and Bollywood (Hindi commercial lms made in Bombay). Rachel Dwyer and Divia Patel s well-researched and scholarly book makes a very signi cant contribution in the elds of visual studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1180–1181.
Published: 01 November 2012
... in employment, education, print, and on radio and the screen. Most interesting is a comparison of Urdu in Bollywood (Bombay) and Lollywood (Lahore) cinema. From Hindi to Urdu: A Social and Political History . By Tariq Rahman . Karachi : Oxford University Press , 2011 . xix , 456 pp. $55.00 (cloth...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 292–294.
Published: 01 February 2011
... (democratically, economically, technologically, and even cinematically with the global spread of “Bollywood”), Pakistan and Bangladesh seem to be following an opposite path of downfall on all accounts. Such differences in these South Asian countries cannot be ignored in a project such as Sarkar's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1178–1180.
Published: 01 November 2012
... is the dissemination of the city's image through what is perhaps Indian public culture's primary channel, the Hindi-language film industry, or Bollywood. (The capital B, the distinguishing mark that Indianizes, here works also as the carrier of a certain nostalgia in that B stands, of course, for Bombay , as opposed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 308–310.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... 7). The author brings a novel approach to his study of these films. Others have studied Bollywood movies from a cultural studies perspective, but few take these popular blockbusters seriously. Hogan shows us why we should, exploring them in terms of rasa theory, on the one hand...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 222–223.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of village life and availed themselves of “beer bars,” Bollywood films, and sexual adventures, which transformed their conceptions of masculinity. Sharma provides a critique of NGO efforts, both in India and Nepal, to address these perceived “risk behaviors” through HIV/AIDS education and outreach...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 226–227.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Meheli Sen Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2019  2019 Meraj Ahmed Mubarki's wide-ranging and well-researched book, Filming Horror , is a welcome addition to the burgeoning body of scholarship on South Asian horror. While Indian cinema in general and Bollywood...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 1050–1052.
Published: 01 November 2015
... within these binaries is the commercial success of non-Western film industries such as Bollywood and “New Korean Cinema” that are “innovative in style, socially engaged, yet widely appealing to the public” (p. 1). Drawing on field research conducted mostly between 2000 and 2005, Park traces...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 641–642.
Published: 01 May 2010
... nation (democratically, economically, technologically, and even cinematically with global spread of “Bollywood”), Pakistan and Bangladesh seem to be following an opposite path of downfall on all accounts. Such differences in these South Asian countries cannot be ignored in a project such as Sarkar's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1278–1279.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to ideology, mythology, local history, and contemporary events is carefully managed to blur boundaries between the filmic and personal lives of celebrities. Studies of Indian film have thus far focused almost exclusively on the Hindi-language Bollywood industry, and Jacob offers a cogent reminder of why...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 766–767.
Published: 01 May 2002
... films, and the Bollywood hero. In the last-mentioned essay, entitled "From Subjectification to Schizophrenia: the 'Angry Man' and the 'Psychotic' Hero of Bombay Cinema," Ranjani Mazumdar first chronicles Amitabh Bacchan's powerful image as seen in the film Deewar and then looks at the more psychotic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (4): 1157–1158.
Published: 01 November 2016
... with the mechanization of farming and migration, phenomena that have also drastically altered women's compensation in agricultural labor. And fourth, while Bollywood music and cassette culture have adapted and popularized women's folksongs, they have also displaced their lived primacy and diversity...