Directory of World Cinema: IndiaCercles: Revue Pluridisciplinaire du Monde Anglophone (2016)
Every discussion of “Indian” cinema that begins under the signature of Bollywood, makes me recoil in anticipation of what I over the years have come to expect from such discussions: a puerile and wholesale reduction of the many different national and vernacular cinemas of the subcontinent under the singular designation of “Indian cinema,” to wit, Bollywood cinema. At work is a disavowal – we know very well about the heteroglossiac geopolitical contexts of India, yet there is no dearth in the publication of scholarly tomes reproducing the fallacy of Bollywood cinema as Indian cinema.
Citation InformationGautam Basu Thakur. "Directory of World Cinema: India" Cercles: Revue Pluridisciplinaire du Monde Anglophone (2016) ISSN: 12928968
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