ISBN 9788183857642,Bollywood Themes

Bollywood Themes






Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788183857642

ISBN-10 8183857647

Hard Back

Number of Pages 160 Pages
Language (English)


160p., 222 Colour Illustrations; 95 B/w Illustrations. Bollywood Themes is a celebration of commercial Hindi cinema across the years. It explores the recurring themes and popular characters in Hindi films and offers a fascinating overview of the evolution of commercial cinema in India. Entertaining, insightful and sprinkled with anecdotes and trivia from the glitzy world of films, the book is a trip down Bollywood Boulevard. Embellished with rare photographs and visually stunning design, Bollywood Themes is a rich spread dedicated to the lovers of Hindi cinema across the world. Whether it is talking about the 'Mother Figure', an inseparable element of Bollywood or the 'Great Indian Joint Family' or the 'Singing and Dancing', the book deals with all the important themes recurring time and again in mainstream Hindi Films. Browsing through the stories and the accompanying visuals, the reader can understand how intrinsically the rich emotional tapestry of Bollywood movies is woven into the warps and wefts of our day-to-day life and how these films are the perfect escape route from mundane reality into the dreamy, romantic and glorious world of Bollywood.