Clare M. Wilkinson-Weber
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic (February 19, 2014)
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The Hindi movie undefined, one of the such a lot prolific on the earth, has extremely joyful audiences for many years with its vibrant, beautiful and infrequently startling costumes. yet are costumes greater than only a resource of enjoyment? This ebook, the 1st in-depth exploration of Hindi movie dress, contends that they're a distinct resource of data approximately concerns starting from Indian style and model to questions of id, gender and work.Anthropological and picture reports ways mix to research gown because the consequence of construction procedures and as a cinematic gadget for conveying that means. Chapters lead from the areas the place gown is deliberate and carried out to explorations of characterization, the actor physique, spectacles of style, to the imagining of ancient or delusion worlds via costume, to the facility of stardom to release garments kinds into the general public area. in addition to charting the process movie dress because it parallels vital traits in cultural historical past, the booklet considers the way forward for Hindi movie gown, within the context of latest traces of filmmaking that pressure unvarnished realism.Fashioning Bollywood will attract scholars and students of Indian tradition, anthropology and model, in addition to somebody who has noticeable and loved Hindi motion pictures.