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Towards A Theory of the Indian Popular Cinema

Introduction: The present paper attempts to place in perspective the Indian popular cinema in the backdrop of film theories and shows that the cinema in India has a distinct historical context and social reality which makes it difficult for film … Continue reading

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Habermasian Public Sphere and Cinema

For Sanil 23rd November 2012   Looking for Habermas in Cinema as Popular Entertainment – Cinema as Public Sphere with special reference to India Susmita Dasgupta (references to be inserted)   Introduction: The idea of public sphere as constituent of … Continue reading

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