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Guru Dutt: A Life in Cinema (New Edition)

By: Nasreen Munni Kabir

Price: $14.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 009669

ISBN: 019567233X

Condition: New


...Guru Dutt was a master. See the way he handled the camera, the actors and the lighting...The black and white movies always managed to capture the mood. Maybe the fascination for Guru Dutt has lasted for two reasons: his early death and that he made genuinely interesting films. If you see Pyaasa or Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam, the subjects are contemporary, it's not like, "tabhi hota tha abhi nahin. (That was the old days, it never happens now.)" Guru Dutt's films were about human emotions and they don't change.' -- Farhan Akhtar, Film Director Nasreen Munni Kabir traces the life of this ... 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 Dialogue of Pyaasa: Guru Dutt's Immortal Classic (with DVD)

By: Nasreen Munni Kabir

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books Intenational: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037394

ISBN: 9789380070537

Condition: New


Great films come from great writing and the aim of The Dialogue of Pyaasa, Guru Dutt’s Immortal Classic is to preserve in book form the film’s complete dialogue by Abrar Alvi and songs/poems by Sahir Ludhianvi. These are presented in Hindi, Urdu and Romanised scripts. Generously illustrated, the dialogue is also accompanied by an English translation, introduction and extensive commentary by Nasreen Munni Kabir. First-rate screenwriter, Abrar Alvi has created superb scenes and subtle lines. Skilled in giving personality to every Pyaasa character, Alvi’s flair for lived-in expression turn... View more info

Talking Films and Songs

By: Nasreen Munni Kabir

Price: $15.23

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2017

Seller ID: 700681

ISBN: 019948211X

Condition: New


One of the great thinkers of Indian cinema, Javed Akhtar needs no introduction. He has contributed to Indian cinema both as a screenplay writer and as a songwriter. Talking Films and Songs showcases both these aspects of Javed Akhtar’s versatile genius, through freewheeling conversations with Nasreen Munni Kabir. Originally published in 1999 (Talking Films) and 2005 (Talking Songs), these extremely popular books have delighted readers for more than a decade. Full of wit and wisdom, this edition is a must-read for Hindi cinema enthusiasts. Printed Pages: 200. View more info

The Dialogue of Devdas: Bimal Roy's Immortal Classic

By: Nasreen Munni Kabir

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books International:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105164

ISBN: 9789380069883

Condition: New


The Dialogue of Devdas, Bimal Roy's Immortal Classic features the film completes dialogue by Rajinder Singh Bedi, based on a screenplay by Nabendu ghosh, and lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi , and lyrics by Nasreen Munni Kabir and comments by Nasreen Munni Kabir and comments by Bimal Roy family . The hugely popu;ar Bengali novella " Devdas" by the celebrated author Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay has,since the silent era ,inspired film versionmade in various Indian languages. It is,however Bimal Roy's 1955 film with its subtle and excellent dialogue, fluid direction and sublime cast that is widel... View more info