Author: Tula GoenkaPublisher: Om Books InternationalYear: 2014Language: EnglishPages: 452ISBN/UPC (if available): 9789381607176
Over a decade in the making, this record of conversations documents the worldview of 28 leading film directors in the world's largest film industry-from spectacular Bollywood to gritty independents to multidimensional regional cinema in the many languages of India. Tula Goenka showcases the authentic voices and vision of the filmmakers themselves, unadulterated by outside critiques, interpretations or textual analysis.Goenka's own hands-on knowledge of filmmaking-as-craft and the intricacies of India's film business enhance her lively rapport with these motion picture creators. Their conversations range from individual life stories and major influences on artistic perception to twists and turns of life in the Indian film business. Not Just Bollywood: Indian Directors Speak provides a peek behind the silver screen at the entire gamut of Indian filmmaking-not just popular Hindi cinema.
ContentsIntroduction Section 1: NorthBollywood or Popular Hindi Cinema1. Yash Chopra2. Subhash Ghai 3. Vidhu Vinod Chopra4. Rakesh Roshan5. Sooraj Barjarya6. Ashutosh Gowariker7. Farhan Akhtar 8. Imtiaz AliParallel to Middle Cinema9. Shyam Benegal10. Mahesh Bhatt11. Govind Nihalani12. Prakash Jha13. Tanuja ChandraIndie or Multiplex Cinema14. Ram Gopal Varma15. Nagesh Kukunoor16. Kaizad Gustad17. Anurag Kashyap 18. Parvati Balagopalan19. OnirSection 2: South20. Adoor Gopalakrishnan21. Girish KasaravalliSection 3: East22. Mrinal Sen23. Buddhadeb Dasgupta24. Aparna Sen25. Goutam Ghose26. Rituparno GhoshSection 4: West27. Jabbar PatelSection 5: The World28. Mira NairPhoto CreditsAcknowledgements