Author:Sangita Gopal and Sujata Moorti (eds)

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Global Bollywood: Travels of Hindi Song and Dance

By: Sangita Gopal and Sujata Moorti (eds)

Price: $11.25

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 genreā€™s world travels. This interdisciplinary collection describes the many roots and routes of the Bollywood song and dance... View more info