ASIA 231: Bollywood Cinema
Explore the evolution of film in India, focusing on the portrayal and expression of various themes in different eras, including national integration, religion, gender, caste, and language. We will place Bollywood in context by referring to additional films from the diaspora, parallel, and regional cinemas. Ultimately, we will seek to understand how the Bollywood cinema reflects and interprets Indian society and culture in the past and present. VP, BN.