January 1, 2011 § Leave a comment
Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2009
Colourful dances, swirling chiffons and over the top emotions – images conjured up at the mere mention of Bollywood, India’s entertainment capital in ‘maximum city’ Mumbai. But it’s not all song and play in the land of dreams and aspirations.Filmmaking in Bollywood is a serious and often heart-breaking affair, replete with drama and high jinks. What every producer ultimately seeks is the holy grail of the local film industry: the recipe for a Bollywood Blockbuster.
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July 18, 2009 § Leave a comment
Published: Tuesday, 14 July 209
Kate Sullivan is a PhD candidate and India specialist in the Department of International Relations at the Australian National University. She lectures Hindi-Urdu Filmi Hindi (a course on Bollywood film studies) at the Faculty’s South Asia Center. She is also the co-editor of the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies’ new blog: South Asia Masala.