Title 100 Films to See Before You Die
Book Condition New
Edition First Edition
Publisher New Delhi, India Times Group Books 2013
Seller ID 104502
Anupama Chopra’s 100 Films To See Before You Die is a book that brings together some of the greatest films ever to be produced. From Sholay to Cinema Paradiso, and Charulata, Chopra provides critical insight as to why these movies are on the must-watch list. This book also shares some never-before-heard film trivia such as Anand’s shooting took about 20 days to complete. Yash Chopra’s Deewar was shot only during the night since Amitabh Bachchan was also shooting for Sholay during the day. The tickets for Mughal-E-Azam was sold for hundred rupees despite the original ticket price being Rs. 1.50The films cover a range of emotions from sadness, joy, happiness, anticipation to different genres such as comedy, romance, tragedy and more. Whether it is Bicycle Thieves, Cinema Paradiso or Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Anand, the list is guaranteed to move anyone. This list also contains some of India’s finest art house cinemas such as Kundan Shah’s Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and Arth which starred Shabana Azmi and Om Puri. These films were not just commercial successes, but also raised important questions such as the position of women in society and the need for democracy in a corrupt country.Printed Pages: 144.
100 Films to See Before You Die Anupama Chopra