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Unformatted text preview: first sound film: Alam Ara directed by A.M. Irani • sound films caught on very quickly because of song & dance • large amount of population was illiterate • Bombay: Hindi (Bollywood) very influenced by Hollywood • Calcutta: Bengali • Madras: Tamil, Telegu • Puran Baghat by Bose first time song and dance had to do with the narrative • 1947: partition huge transfer of population • today, Hollywood is salivating because of the potential (population) • three main Indian directors in 1960s Satyajit Ray Raj Kapoor Bimal Roy * A Place in the Sun , Thelma & Louise *Leslie Fiedler: Love and Death in the American Novel...
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- Fall '10
- Cinema of India, Satyajit Ray, coming-of-age apprenticeship novel, Satyajit Ray Raj, Festival Andre Bazin, Ravi Shankar photography