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Author Vitali, Valentina.

Title Hindi action cinema : industries, narratives, bodies / Valentina Vitali.

Published New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.43095479 VITA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxiii, 266 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-259) and index.
Contents 1. The 1920s -- The 1910s -- The 1920s -- The Action Ingredient -- Sharda Film Company and Master Vithal -- 2. Women in Action Films in the 1920s and 1930s -- The 1930s -- From Artistic Picrures Corporation to Wadia Movietone -- Fearless Nadia's Stunt Films -- 3. Interlude: The 1950s -- The Bombay Film Industry during Nehru's Administration -- Post-Independence Euphoria and the Marginalization of Action -- 4. The 1960s -- The Bombay Film Industry in the 1960s -- The Economy in 1960s India -- Dara Singh and the Hindi Small-budget Film -- Dara Singh's Wrestling Films -- 5. The 1970s -- The Literature on the 'Angry Young Man' -- Prelude -- Indira Gandhi's U-Turn -- The Bombay Film Industry in the 1970s -- The Action Films of Amitabh Bachchan -- 6. Contemporary Action Cinema.
Other formats Also available on the Internet.
Subject Action and adventure films -- India -- History.
ISBN 9780195692440