11. The Biopic in Hindi Cinema

  1. Robert A. Rosenstone2 and
  2. Constantin Parvulescu3
  1. Rachel Dwyer

Published Online: 19 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118322673.ch11

A Companion to the Historical Film

A Companion to the Historical Film

How to Cite

Dwyer, R. (2013) The Biopic in Hindi Cinema, in A Companion to the Historical Film (eds R. A. Rosenstone and C. Parvulescu), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118322673.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Caltech, USA

  2. 3

    West University of Timisoara, Romania

Author Information

  1. School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337242

Online ISBN: 9781118322673

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Keywords:

  • Hindi cinema;
  • biopic genre;
  • Hindi film industry;
  • arthouse;
  • Indian biopics;
  • old Hindi biopic;
  • biopic;
  • stories;
  • values

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Indian Cinema and Forms

  • The Old Hindi Biopic

  • The New Hindi Biopic

  • The Hindi Film Form and the Biopic

  • National Heroes and New Historical Biopics

  • Quasi-Biopics

  • Issues with Making Hindi Biopics

  • Acknowledgments

  • References