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By Lucia Krämer

Bollywood in Britain presents the main wide survey thus far of a few of the manifestations and points of the Bollywood phenomenon in Britain. The booklet analyzes the position of Hindi motion pictures within the British movie industry, it indicates how audiences interact with Bollywood cinema and it discusses the methods identical to Bollywood in Britain has been formed. not like many of the current books at the topic, which are inclined to strategy Bollywood as whatever that's made through Asians for Asians, the ebook additionally makes a speciality of how Bollywood has been tailored for non-Asian Britons. An research of Bollywood as an unofficial model is mixed with in-depth readings of texts like movie experiences, the television convey Bollywood Star (2004) and novels and performs with references to the Bombay movie undefined. in this foundation Bollywood in Britain demonstrates that the presentation of Bollywood for British mainstream tradition oscillates among moments of approximation and distancing, with a transparent dominance of the latter. regardless of its alleged transculturality, Bollywood in Britain hence emerges as a phenomenon of distinction, distance and Othering.

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