Popular National Cinema & Globalization: Bollywood<br />Issues in Film Studies 2<br />Week 8 <br />
Pyassa (1957)<br />International Title: ‘Thirst’<br />Starring: Guru Dutt & WaheedaRehman<br />From the ‘Golden Era’ of Bo...
Amar, Akbar, Anthony (1977)<br />Starring: AmitabhBachchan, VinodKhanna & RishiKapoor<br />The film won 3 Fanfare Awards<b...
Hum AapkeHainKoun…! (1994)<br />International Title: ‘Who am I to you?’<br />Starring: Salman Khan & Madhuri Dixit<br />Co...
DilwaleDulhania Le Jayenge(1995)<br />International Title: ‘The Brave-Heart Will Take the Bride’<br />Starring: Shahrukh K...
Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)<br />
Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)<br />International Title: ‘Tomorrow May Never Come’<br />Starring: Shahrukh Kahn, PreityZinta, Saif A...
Main Hoon Na (2004)<br />International Title: ‘I’m Here Now’<br />Starring: Shahrukh Khan, SunielShetty & Zayed Khan<br />...
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Issues in Film Studies 2: Week 8

  1. 1. Popular National Cinema & Globalization: Bollywood<br />Issues in Film Studies 2<br />Week 8 <br />
  2. 2. Pyassa (1957)<br />International Title: ‘Thirst’<br />Starring: Guru Dutt & WaheedaRehman<br />From the ‘Golden Era’ of Bollywood cinema<br />Directed by Guru Dutt who combined artistic and popular elements in his films<br />The film was included in Time magazine’s ‘Top 100 Films of All Time’<br />
  3. 3. Amar, Akbar, Anthony (1977)<br />Starring: AmitabhBachchan, VinodKhanna & RishiKapoor<br />The film won 3 Fanfare Awards<br />It was the most successful film at the Indian box office in 1977<br />It has been remade in a number of different Indian languages<br />
  4. 4. Hum AapkeHainKoun…! (1994)<br />International Title: ‘Who am I to you?’<br />Starring: Salman Khan & Madhuri Dixit<br />Contains 14 song and dance sequences<br />Running time: Roughly 3½ hours<br />By Bollywood standards, a huge box office success<br />1.2 billion rupees in India<br />155 million rupees abroad<br />
  5. 5. DilwaleDulhania Le Jayenge(1995)<br />International Title: ‘The Brave-Heart Will Take the Bride’<br />Starring: Shahrukh Khan & Kajol<br />One of the most successful Bollywood films of all time<br />It won 10 Fanfare Awards & the National Film Award for Best Popular Film<br />It has been shown continuously in Indian cinemas for over 15 years<br />
  6. 6. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)<br />
  7. 7. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)<br />International Title: ‘Tomorrow May Never Come’<br />Starring: Shahrukh Kahn, PreityZinta, Saif Ali Khan & Jaya Bachchan<br />The 2nd Highest Grossing Bollywood Film of 2003 in India<br />Shot in New York and Toronto<br />Distributed in non-traditional markets<br />Commercially successful soundtrack<br />
  8. 8. Main Hoon Na (2004)<br />International Title: ‘I’m Here Now’<br />Starring: Shahrukh Khan, SunielShetty & Zayed Khan<br />The 2nd highest grossing Bollywood film of 2004 in India<br />Reached the UK Box Office Top 10 on the week of its release<br />

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