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    A Sideways Glance at Hindi Cinema 2013 Diary (English, Paperback, Nasreen Munni Kabir)

    A Sideways Glance at Hindi Cinema 2013 Diary  (English, Paperback, Nasreen Munni Kabir)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Penguin
    • ISBN: 9780143419365, 0143419366
    • Edition: 2012
    • Pages: 120
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    A Sideways Glance at Indian Cinema commemorates Indian cinemas hundred years through unseen images and unexpected texts. Through evocative photographs and unusual early postcards, we seehistory-makers at work, and written in the hand of the great Hindi/Urdu poets and screenwriters are timeless songs and iconic dialogue. This diary, conceived by Nasreen Munni Kabir, presents a visually rich and gloriously unpredictable journey through the heart of the Hindi film.

    About the Author
    Nasreen Munni Kabir is a London-based documentary film-maker and author of eleven books on Hindi cinema, including Guru Dutt: A Life in Cinema, Talking Films with Javed Akhtar, Lata Mangeshkar . . . In Her Own Voice and four books featuring the dialogue of Mughal-e-Azam, Awaara, Mother India and Pyaasa. Her most recent publication is A.R. Rahman: The Spirit of Music. Her many documentaries, produced for Channel 4 TV (UK), include Follow that Star (a profile of Amitabh Bachchan), the forty-nine-part series Movie Mahal and The Inner/Outer World of Shah Rukh Khan.
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      • PENGUIN
    • Publication Year
      • 2012
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    • Edited By
      • Nasreen Munni Kabir
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    Not so good... :(

    I was impressed by Nasreen Munni Kabeer's earlier works (like Guru Dutt, Lata Mangeshkar, etc.) so bought this book... but unfortunately i did not like this one.. Its a simple diary of ordinary pages just with pictures of various handwritten songs etc by poets/singer herself, posters, vintage lobby cards or few other pics which are not so desired.... I didnt like the book and its my own approach.
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    A must buy for all bolly-lovers!!!

    It’s a gem, a masterpiece, a treasure. More importantly it’s the best gift one can think of this New Year for any cine-lover. Since the book/diary was edited by Nasreen Munni Kabir whose extensive work on Guru Dutt had already stolen my heart, I decided to take a risk and go for it and voila! A true gem I chanced upon!

    The book begins tracing the history of Indian cinema with every alternate page dedicated to photographs of items crucial to any Hindi film lover. The first picture is of a 35...
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