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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

£14.99

Product description

Good condition paperback. This book is a former library book with all the usual stickers, stamps and markings associated. The text within is clear and fully legible and the book contains numerous colour images.

"Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge" opened to huge popular acclaim in India in 1995. It has since become the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema - and changed the face of Bollywood. It was the first contemporary Indian film to focus on Indian residents abroad (specifically, in this case, London). It is a heady cocktail of European locations, flashy cars, gorgeous mansions - a feast for a newly liberalized nation - and the hearty, rustic traditions of Punjab. This work points out that it is a paradoxical film which affirms old-fashioned values of pre-marital chastity and family authority, affirming the idea that Westernization need not affect an essential Indian identity.

Item details

Author(s):
Anupama Chopra
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
5¼" by 7½"
Edition:
2006 reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0851709575
ISBN-13:
9780851709574
Number of pages:
95
Publisher:
British Film Institute
Title:
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

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Good condition paperback. This book is a former library book with all the usual stickers, stamps and markings associated. The text within is clear and fully legible and the book contains numerous colour images.

"Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge" opened to huge popular acclaim in India in 1995. It has since become the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema - and changed the face of Bollywood. It was the first contemporary Indian film to focus on Indian residents abroad (specifically, in this case, London). It is a heady cocktail of European locations, flashy cars, gorgeous mansions - a feast for a newly liberalized nation - and the hearty, rustic traditions of Punjab. This work points out that it is a paradoxical film which affirms old-fashioned values of pre-marital chastity and family authority, affirming the idea that Westernization need not affect an essential Indian identity.

Author(s):
Anupama Chopra
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
5¼" by 7½"
Edition:
2006 reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0851709575
ISBN-13:
9780851709574
Number of pages:
95
Publisher:
British Film Institute
Title:
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

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