Bollywood sounds: the cosmopolitan mediations of Hindi film song

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Oxford: Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, p.xx, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm (2015)



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oclc: 871219754


<p>Bollywood sounds -- Film songs at the end of the colonial era and the emergence of filmi style -- "But my heart is still Indian" : film songs of the early post-colonial era -- The language and lyrics of Hindi films -- Songs in the key of the angry young man and the cabaret woman -- Liberalization, family films, and the rise of Bollywood -- Film songs in the era of the multiplex and YouTube -- Concluding thoughts on the art and commerce of Hindi film songs.</p>