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CHAI-TOWN University of Illinois’ Hindi-English Acapella group that showcases the fusion of two cultures, started in 2002 http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chai-Town/36324558731 http://www.chaitown.org / Next concert: March 31st @ Folleinger Auditorium at 8PM
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BOLLYWOOD [March 11th, 2011]
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Bollywood 2200 Mumbai-based Hindi-language Film industry of India 2200 largest in the world in terms of number of films produced 2200 The term “Bollywood” was created by combining Bombay (the city now called Mumbai) and Hollywood. 2200 Usually musicals o Most movies have at least one song and dance number
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History of Bollywood Ardeshir Irani’s “Alam Ara”(1931)- first Indian movie with sound 1930’s and 40’s Social upheavals and the partitioning of India Freedom movement as backdrop of scripts
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50’s and 60’s Color films Romance and melodramatic films Raj Kapoor Actor, producer, director “Charlie Chapman of India Cinema” Kapoor Family
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70’s-90’s Action Films Amitabah Bachchan “Zanjeer”(1973) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmJrs8gfyi0 “angry young man”
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Now 90’s Shift back to romance and drama 2000 Overseas attention Box office hits
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Aishwarya Rai 2200 Miss World o Cited as Most beautiful woman in the world 2200 Actress o Devdas (2002) o Filmfare Best Actress Award o “Maar Dala”
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course MUS 130 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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