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Indian Cinema in Retrospect

By: (Ed.) R.M.Ray

Price: $22.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sangeet Natak Akademi: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035902

ISBN: 81-7871-130-3

Condition: New


Printed pages: 338 alongwith numerous b/w photographs. View more info

India-China Boundary Problem: History and Diplomacy

By: A.G. Noorani

Price: $22.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2011

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 036526

ISBN: 0198070683

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 369. View more info

The Act of Becoming: Actors Talk

By: Amal Allana(ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037931

ISBN: 9789381523988

Condition: New


In this unique publication on theatre performance, twenty-two critically acclaimed actors talk to us about their journeys–their lives and aspirations, their in-depth training, and lasting stage careers. The range of these stalwarts spanning a period from the 1850s-1990s includes Binodini Dasi, Bal Gandharva, Fida Husain, Zohra Segal, Sombhu Mitra, Shreeram Lagoo, Utpal Dutt, Manohar Singh, Uttara Baokar, Naseerudin Shah, Heisnam Sabitri, and Maya Krishna Rao, among man... View more info

Indian Cinema: The Faces Behind the Masks

By: Anil Saari; Introduction By Saibal Chatterjee

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036478

ISBN: 019807008X

Condition: New


Chatty and informal, this book opens a window to the life and work of some of the legendary figures in Indian cinema. From golden era greats like Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar to leading ladies like Waheeda Rehman, Nargis, Rekha, and Shabana Azmi to megastars like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Mammootty, to present-day movie moguls like Yash Chopra, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Gulzar, Nana Patekar, and Subhash Ghai—the range of this collection is breathtaking. These i... View more info

Silent Cinema in India: A Pictorial Journey

By: B.D. Garga (author) & Kevin Brownlow (frwd)

Price: $99.98

Publisher: New York, USA, Collins/HarperCollins Publishers: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037568

ISBN: 9789350290804

Condition: Brand New


This extraordinary book documents a glorious phase of cinema in India – the silent cinema era. Of the approximately 1,300 silent films produced between 1913 and 1931, barely one per cent have survived, and not all of these in their entirety. The book traces the stories of its earliest practitioners, who overcame many obstacles and pioneered several innovations to develop a cinema that often matched the standards of film-making in the West. B.D. Garga, arguably India’... View more info

The Buddha and His Dhamma: A Critical Edition

By: B.R. Ambedkar; Aakash Singh Rathore and Ajay Verma (edited, introduced, and annotated)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036479

ISBN: 0198068670

Condition: New


The Buddha and His Dhamma was B.R. Ambedkar’s last work. Published posthumously, it presented a radical reorientation of Buddhist thought and literature, aptly called navayana. . It deals with Ambedkar’s conceptualization of Buddhism and the possibilities it offered for liberation and upliftment of the Dalits. It presents his reflections on the life of the Buddha, his teachings, and the spread of Buddhism by interweaving anecdotes with detailed analyses of the relig... View more info

Bachchanalia: The Films & Memorabilia of Amitabh Bachchan

By: Bhawana Somaaya

Price: $79.50

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Osian's-Connoisseurs of Art: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028933

ISBN: 81-8174-027-0

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 306 with colour illustrations throughout. View more info

Amitabh Lexicon

By: Bhawana Somaaya

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pustak Mahal: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036490

ISBN: 812231189X

Condition: New


Amitabh Bachchan has long since sublimated the language of cinema that is peculiar to Hindi films. He has worked its verbs, overwhelmed its adjectives, brought to life its nouns, subjugated its predicates and predicated its subjects. One realises that nearly every word in the English language could find its place in the cinematic vocabulary of Amitabh Bachchan. Amitabh Lexicon is a compilation of selective words from the alphabets of the English language associated with... View more info

Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide

By: Dimitri Eleftheriotis and Gary Needham

Price: $28.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032151

ISBN: 0-7486-1777-9

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 484. View more info

Lata: Voice of the Golden Era

By: Dr Mandar V. Bichu

Price: $74.25

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Popular Prakashan: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036469

ISBN: 8179916251

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 416 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. View more info

Marlon Brando: Anatomy of an Actor

By: Florence Colombani

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Phaidon/Cahiers Du Cinema: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037954

ISBN: 0714866636

Condition: Brand New


Printed Pages: 192. View more info

Satyajit Ray: Essays (1970-2005)

By: Gaston Roberge

Price: $17.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Manohar: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026753

ISBN: 81-7304-735-9

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 280 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

The Power of Performance: Actors, Audiences, and Observers of Cultural Performances in India

By: Heidrun Brückner, Elisabeth Schömbucher, and Phillip B. Zarrilli (eds)

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Manohar: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031551

ISBN: 81-7304-768-5

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 290. View more info

History of Cinema for Beginners

By: Jarek Kup

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031615

ISBN: 8125024700

Condition: New


The documentary comic books of the For Beginners series deal with complex and serious subjects. They attempt to untimidate and uncomplicate the great ideas and work of great thinkers. The movements and concepts dealt with are placed in their historical, political and intellectual contexts. The books are painstakingly researched, humourouly written and enlivened with classic comic-strip illustrations, photographs, paintings, etc. The range of subjects covered is truly vas... View more info

Films, Literature & Culture: Deepa Mehta's Elements Trilogy

By: Jasbir Jain (ed.)

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032152

ISBN: 81-316-0009-2

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 268. View more info

Films and Feminism: Essays in Indian Cinema

By: Jasbir Jain and Sudha Rai (eds)

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031971

ISBN: 81-316-0280-X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 280. View more info

Al Pacino: Anatomy of an Actor

By: Karina Longworth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Phaidon/Cahiers Du Cinema: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037953

ISBN: 0714866644

Condition: Brand New


Printed Pages: 192. View more info

Marilyn for Beginners

By: Kathryn Hyatt

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031621

ISBN: 8125026622

Condition: New


In Marilyn for Beginners, Marilyn speaks for herself—to her psychologist, to a reporter, and ultimately to the reader of this book. Marilyn's story begins with her childhood, made easy and insecure by her unstable mother. She then traces her rise to stardom, progressing through the murky realities of the Hollywood Dream Factory and the heavy price she paid for fame and fortune. Marilyn also discusses her life achievements and her struggle to reclaim her personality and... View more info

50 Indian Film Classics

By: M.K. Raghavendra

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Collins: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032937

ISBN: 8172238665

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 357 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Bipolar Identity: Region, Nation, and the Kannada Language Film

By: M.K. Raghavendra

Price: $18.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036594

ISBN: 0198071582

Condition: New


The first comprehensive inquiry into the origin and growth of regional language cinema in India, this book traces the development of Kannada cinema from the 1940s to the new millennium. Focusing on the role regional language cinema plays, the book examines the conflict between the ‘region?and the ‘nation?in the regional consciousness. Raghavendra traces the shape of Kannada cinema to its origins in a princely state under indirect British rule and inquires into the ... View more info

The Kapoors: The First Family of Indian Cinema

By: Madhu Jain

Price: $13.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027628

ISBN: 0-670-05837-8

Condition: New


There is no film family quite like the Kapoors. A family of professional actors and directors, they span almost eighty years of film-making in India, from the twenties to the present. Each decade in the history of Hindi films has had at least one Kapoor—if not more—playing a large part in defining it. Prithviraj came to Bombay in the twilight era of silent movies and went on to straddle both theatre and the silver screen like a colossus, starring in the first full-l... View more info

Women in Malayalam Cinema: Naturalising Gender Hierarchies

By: Meena T. Pillai (ed.)

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032733

ISBN: 8125038655

Condition: New


Drawing on contemporary critical theories and academic debates, Women in Malayalam Cinema: Naturalising Gender Hierarchies analyses Malayalam cinema and the question of women from different perspectives. In its focus on woman-cinema interface, as depicted in a century of Malayalam cinema, this book addresses a wide range of themes crucial for a nuanced understanding of Malayalam film culture—gender stereotyping, marriage and family, the aftermaths of matriliny, caste a... View more info

The Dialogue of Mother India: Mehboob Khan's Immortal Classic

By: Mehboob Khan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031773

ISBN: 8189738585

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 320 with 244 illustrations. View more info

Eternal Romantic: My Father, Gemini Ganesan

By: Narayani Ganesh; Foreword By Kamal Haasan

Price: $12.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lustre Press/Roli Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036016

ISBN: 8174365788

Condition: New


Eternal Romantic offers an intimate glimpse into the life and times of legendary Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan. The handsome, suave actor earned himself the sobriquet Kadhal Mannan (King of Romance) for wooing women successfully, both on and off the screen. Written with touching honesty by his daughter, Narayani Ganesh, the book provides a ringside view of his kaleidoscopic personality and life. Eternal Romantic is a tender tribute, not as much to a filmstar as to a father... View more info

Lata Mangeshkar...in Her Own Voice

By: Nasreen Munni Kabir

Price: $37.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027365

ISBN: 8189738410

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 268. View more info

The Godfather Family Album

By: Paul Duncan (ed.); Steve Schapiro (photographer)

Price: $6,995.00

Publisher: Taschen:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036556

ISBN: 382283730X

Condition: New


Brand New, limited and numbered edition. View more info

100 Bollywood Films

By: Rachel Dwyer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033607

ISBN: 81-7436-433-1

Condition: New


100 Bollywood Films is about the national cinema of India, describing movies made in Mumbai, distributed nationally across India and with their own production, distribution and exhibition networks worldwide. This informative screen guide reflects the work of key directors, major stars and important music directors and screenplay writers. Historically important films have been included along with certain cult movies and top box office successes. Printed Pages: 251. View more info

Yash Chopra: Fifty Years in Indian Cinema

By: Rachel Dwyer; Foreword By Lata Mangeshkar

Price: $10.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028003

ISBN: 81-7436-234-7

Condition: New


I am proud of being Punjabi... I don't go to parties.... I also like poetry. When I'm alone I like to write then tear it up....I can't wear suits and ties.... I don't believe in politics and bloodshed in the name of religion.... Our generation, we're emotional fools....We take from life and life takes from us....Pam is my dearest friend, my work is because of her...I want to die with my boots on...You can't rest on your laurels. Printed Pages: 256. View more info

The Dialogue of Awaara: Raj Kapoor's Immortal Classic

By: Raj Kapoor

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032888

ISBN: 8189738542

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 292 with 260 illustrations. View more info

Bombay Cinema: An Archive of a City

By: Ranjani Mazumdar

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028668

ISBN: 81-7824271-0

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 294 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

History through the lens - Perspectives on South Indian Cinema

By: S. Theodore Baskaran

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026765

ISBN: 8125035206

Condition: New


THEODORE BASKARAN weaves the magic and matter of South Indian films into a rich tapestry of readable essays. They cover such topics as early cinema in the south, trade unionism in South Indian film industry, and the need for historicizing southern cinema. Baskaran also investigates how Tamil cinema is struggling to get free from the legacy of company drama and the persistence of stage features. While his sharper focus rests on Tamil cinema, this collection will interest... View more info

Global Bollywood: Travels of Hindi Song and Dance

By: Sangita Gopal and Sujata Moorti (eds)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033699

ISBN: 8125039155

Condition: New


Bollywood movies and their signature song and dance spectacles are an aesthetic familiar to people around the world, and Bollywood music now provides the rhythm for ads marketing goods such as computers and a beat for remixes and underground bands. These musical numbers have inspired scenes in Western films such as Vanity Fair and Moulin Rouge. Global Bollywood shows how this currency in popular culture and among diasporic communities marks only the latest phase of the g... View more info

Outsider: Films on India: 1950-1990

By: Shanay Jhaveri (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, The Shoestring Publisher: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030536

ISBN: 8190472011

Condition: New


Numerous colour photographs throughout. View more info

Cinema and Censorship: The Politics of Control in India

By: Someswar Bhowmik

Price: $20.62

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026763

ISBN: 8125036652

Condition: New


This ‘narrative historiography?traces the evolution of censorship discourses in post-colonial India, delineates the theoretical bases of censorship claims and contentions, and uncovers its many socio-political dimensions and complexities. The exercise of film censorship in modern India, Bhowmik argues, must be de-linked from its colonial origins, as such a practice violates the sacrality of the constitutionally granted freedom of speech and expression in the post-inde... View more info

Light of Asia(Revised and Expanded Edition): Indian Silent Cinema 1912-1934

By: Suresh Chabria(ed.)

Price: $17.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038002

ISBN: 9789383098026

Condition: New


Light of Asia: Indian Silent Cinema, 1912- 1934 in its new avatar celebrates the centenary of Indian cinema and the release of Dadasaheb Phalkes Raja Harishchandra in1913. It provides a close-up view of the nascent days of Indian filmmaking and the first steps that led to the crest where the Indian movie industry rests today. Extensively researched and updated data, archival records, new essays by celebrated film historians and commentators, crisp reproductions of silent... View more info

Bollywood Themes

By: Tushar A. Amin; Foreword By Farah Khan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Brijbasi Art Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031735

ISBN: 8183857647

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 160 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Rethinking Early Medieval India: A Reader

By: Upinder Singh (ed.)

Price: $18.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036525

ISBN: 0198070020

Condition: New


This reader presents a new understanding of the early medieval period of Indian history (c. 600-1300 CE), highlighting the complex and multilinear nature of its historical processes. The widely divergent perspectives on this period are linked to issues of periodization and the identification of historical continuities and change. The book examines the major historiographical debates and also moves beyond them, throwing alight on many important aspects of the social, econ... View more info