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Indian films in Soviet cinemas the culture of movie-going after Stalin by Sudha Rajagopalan

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Published by Indiana Univ. Press in Bloomington, Indianapolis .
Written in English


  • Motion pictures, Indic -- Soviet Union -- History,
  • Motion pictures -- India -- History,
  • Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- Soviet Union -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementSudha Rajagopalan.
LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.I8 R278 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 241 p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24023218M
ISBN 100253353424, 0253220998
ISBN 109780253353429, 9780253220998
LC Control Number2009281158

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10 rows  Highest-grossing foreign films. This is a list of foreign films that sold the most tickets at the .   They “juxtaposed Indian films against Soviet monochrome; to these viewers Indian cinema represented novelty, celebration, glamour and at the same time, legitimised attention for personal emotions and individual pursuits and triumphs” (pp. 43–44).Author: Julie A. Cassiday. Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander.   Indian Films in Soviet Cinemas: The Culture of Movie‐Going after Stalin. Sudha Rajagopalan. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. Between and , each of 50 Indian films drew in over 20 million viewers in the USSR. Four of these— Awara in , Bobby in , Barood in , and Disco Dancer in —crossed the 60 million mark, surpassing audiences .

  Between and , more than Indian films were imported into the Soviet Union, in contrast to the 41 imported from the United States. Disco Dancer (), a Bollywood film about a street performer gaining fame, fortune, and love by winning an International Disco Dancing Competition was the highest grossing film of the Soviet era. About the Book: 'The Ultimate outcome of sociatism is melodrama so it is no wonder that Indian films became so popular in the Soviet Union after the Statin era that one could consider them a separate Soviet film genre. This fascinating book offers not only an analysis of the dynamic of the film industry and consumption in the USSR but also shows deep understanding of Soviet sensitivity and. A History of Russian Cinema is the first complete history from the beginning of film to the present day and presents an engaging narrative of both the industry and its key films in Cited by: “The Cinema of the Soviet Thaw is an exciting contribution to the study of Soviet film, moving the field beyond institutional and historical questions. Likewise, those concerned with the aesthetic, ideological, and other facets of postwar cinemas, should greet it enthusiastically.” — Film Quarterly.