Handbook of Research on Social and Cultural Dynamics in Indian Cinema

Handbook of Research on Social and Cultural Dynamics in Indian Cinema

Santosh Kumar Biswal (Symbiosis International University (Deemed), India), Krishna Sankar Kusuma (Jamia Millia Islamia, India) and Sulagna Mohanty (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India)
Release Date: June, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 401
ISBN13: 9781799835110|ISBN10: 1799835111|EISBN13: 9781799835134|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3511-0


Cinema in India is an entertainment medium that is interwoven into society and culture at large. It is clearly evident that continuous struggle and conflict at the personal as well as societal levels is depicted in cinema in India. It has become a reflection of society both in negative and positive ways. Hence, cinema has become an influential factor and one of the largest mass communication mediums in the nation.

Social and Cultural Dynamics in Indian Cinema is an essential reference source that discusses cultural and societal issues including caste, gender, oppression, and social movements through cinema and particularly in specific language cinema and culture. Featuring research on topics such as Bollywood, film studies, and gender equality, this book is ideally designed for researchers, academicians, film studies students, and industry professionals seeking coverage on various aspects of regional cinema in India.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Bollywood
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Cultural Studies
  • Eco-Cinema
  • Film Studies
  • Gender Equality
  • Regional Filmmaking
  • Social Movements
  • Tamil Cinema
  • Visual Media

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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