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Madhuri Dixit

Author:
Bose, Nandana

ISBN:
978 1 84457 629 6
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
144
List price(s):
27.00 USD
16.99 GBP
19.99 EUR

Publication date:
23 July 2018

Short description: 

A wide-ranging account of the Indian film star Madhuri Dixit, exploring her star persona and legacy. Nandana Bose argues that Dixit represented a wholesome and traditional figure of femininity that resonated across class and cultural hierarchies at a time of great economic and social change in India.

Full description: 

A wide-ranging account of the Indian film star Madhuri Dixit, exploring her star persona and legacy. Nandana Bose argues that Dixit represented a wholesome and traditional figure of femininity that resonated across class and cultural hierarchies at a time of great economic and social change in India.

Table of contents: 

Introduction.- India's Dhak-dhak/Heartbeat Girl: Rise to Stardom.- A Zeitgeist Icon.- The Dancing Star.- From Star to Celebrity.- Notes.- Bibliography.- Filmography.- Index.

Biography: 

Dr Nandana Bose is Assistant Professor in the Department of Film Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), USA.

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