Immerse yourself in the colorful and vibrant world of Hindi cinema with this visually stunning book. With a foreword by the angry young man of the Hindi film industry – Amitabh Bachchan – this is a must-have for old fans and new.
Trace the evolution of Bollywood, from its beginning in the early 1900s through the golden glamorous ages, finally entering the age of big money. Get to know more about iconic Bollywood personalities from Dada Saheb Phalke and Raj Kapoor to Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra. Delve into the storylines of blockbusters such as Mother India, Sholay, and Lagaan.
Bollywood gives you the inside scoop on not just the masala movies, but also critically acclaimed cinema including Chashme Buddoor and Arth, making this comprehensive guide perfect for gift-giving.
Bring the spectacle home and be enchanted by the glamour and color of Indian cinema with this glittering guide to all things Bollywood!
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