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Bollywood Film - the Face of India?


August 30, 2010 — How (Not) to Understand India through Bollywood Cinema a special presentation on Thursday, Sept. 30 (4pm, CR 314) by Mir Ali Husain, Management Studies Professor, New York Institute of Technology and film lyricist What are the most controversial aspects of Bollywood movies? How have the plots and characters in Bollywood movies dramatically changed after India opened its markets and changed its film distribution system? How do these films mirror and reinforce significant geopolitical shifts? The talk will answer these questions and more! Professor Ali, who divides his time between NYC and Hyderabad, has written the lyrics for four films (Dor, Bombay to Bangkok, Ye Hausla, and Aashayein (which just appeared). He has been nominated for several Zee Cine Awards. Sponsors: Wyoming Council for the Humanities, Gender and Womens Studies Program, History Department, International Studies Program and International Programs 

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