This book offers a historical understanding of the Indian Audio-Visual media as well as examines and deconstructs the relationship between fact and fiction, history and imagination, nationalism and communalism, nation and gender, history and war, media and mentality and cinema and social identities particularly in Hindi cinema.In almost all commercial and popular Hindi movies in which the Indian armed forces feature, they are generally portrayed, specially compared with the police, as a chivalrous lot. ... Sadly enough, the answers to these questions is a resolute no.
|Title||:||Class, Power & Consciousness in Indian Cinema & Television|
|Publisher||:||Primus Books - 2009|