Music in contemporary Indian film : memory, voice, identity /

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New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge,, United States, p.xi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. (2017)



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History and criticism., India, Motion picture music


Includes bibliographical references and index.1942, a love story : R.D. Burman's posthumous "comeback" at the end of old Bollywood / Gregory D. Booth -- Antakshari in Maine pyar kiya : intertextual pleasures and musical medleys at the dawn of a new era in Hindi cinema / Peter Kvetko -- From vamp to queen : the remixed sound of the Bollywood scene / Ajay Gehlawat -- Authorizing gesture : Mirchi Music Awards and the re-calibration of songs and stardom / Monika Mehta -- Tensions of musical re-animation from Bollywood to Indian Idol / Anaar Desai-Stephens -- Magic, destruction, and redemption in the soundtracks of Aashiqui 2, Rockstar, Rock on!! / Natalie Sarrazin -- Violence, reconciliation, and memory : A.R. Rahman's "Bombay theme" / Jayson Beaster-Jones -- Iconic voices in post-millennium Tamil cinema / Amanda Weidman -- Folk drums and tribal girls : sounding the Himalayas in Indian film / Stefan Fiol -- Film frontiers : imagining Rajasthan in contemporary Bollywood film / Shalini Ayyagari -- Evolution of a ritual musical genre : the adaptation of qawwali in contemporary Hindi film / Irfan Zubedi & Natalie Sarrazin -- Music, sound, noise : interposition of the local and the global in Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur / Madhuja Mukherjee.