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Author Lawrence, Michael, 1973-, author

Title Indian film stars : new critical perspectives / Michael Lawrence
Published London : BFI, 2020


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Contents Introduction: Michael Lawrence1. Shanta Apte and the Unexpected: Anupama Kapse 2. Confessions of Indian Cinema's First Woman Superstar: Kanan Devi's Memoirs, Film History and Digital Archives: Ranita Chatterjee 3. Star's 'Dust': Miss Kumari and the Fossilized Memory of the 'First Malayalam Female Star':Darshana Sreedhar Mini4. In the Wink of an eye: The Comedic Universe of Johnny Walker in the 1950s: Radha Dayal5. Dharmendra Singh Deol: Masculinity and the Late-Nehruvian Hero in Hindi Cinema: Anustup Basu6. Rajkumar and the Kannada Language Film: M.K. Raghavendra7. The Feudal Lord Reincarnate: Mohanlal and the Poltiics of Malayali Masculinity: Meena T. Pillai8. From Gandhi to Jinnah: National Dilemmas in the Stardom of Rattan Kumar: Salma Siddique9. From Son of India to Teen King: Sajid Khan and Transnational Stardom: Meenasarani Linde Murugan10. Harbhajan Maan: The Transnational Migrant Success Story of Punjabi Cinema: Harjant S. Gill11. Helen: The Chin Chin Chu Girl: Sudesh Mishra12. 'She's Everything That's Unpardonable': Hema Malini, Dream Girl on a Motorbike:Rosie Thomas13. Sridevi, Queen of Farce: Comedy, Performance and Star Persona in Popular Hindi Cinema: Nandana Bose14: The Irresistible Badness of Salman Khan: Shohini Ghosh15. Shah Rukh Khan Starring as Shah Rukh Khan: Performance Style, Audience Expectation and Self-ParodyCharlie Henniker16. The Curious Case of Katrina Kaif: NRI Stardom and Ethnicity in BollywoodMidath HayderNotes on contributorsIndex
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Subject Motion picture actors and actresses -- India
Motion pictures -- India -- Social aspects
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781839022906
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