Posts Tagged ‘salman akhtar’

By • Sep 30th, 2008 • Category: Bollywood, Books and Authors, Diaspora, Entertainment, Featured, India, People
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Dr. Salman Akhtar talks about Bollywood and the Indian unconsciousness. In Part-II of our conversation he discusses the films made in the 1950s and 1960s right after India became independent. A hallmark of films made during this period isĀ  the male sexuality anxiety theme that dominated the films points out Dr. Akhtar.Women were divided into [...]



By • Sep 25th, 2008 • Category: Bollywood, Books and Authors, Diaspora, Entertainment, Featured, India, People
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Dr. Salman Akhtar talks about Bollywood and the Indian unconsciousness. What are the unconscious undercurrents of Indian society and culture that are reflected in Hindi cinema or Bollywood as it has come to be known? Dr. Akhtar provides a framework of sorts to understand the history and evolution of Indian cinema. Recently Dr. Akhtar edited [...]



By • Feb 16th, 2006 • Category: Bollywood, Entertainment, India, People
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View Photo Dr. Salman Akhtar discusses the pros and cons of the term Bollywood. He also talks about his parents: Jan Nissar Akhtar and Safiya Akhtar. Dr. Akhtar is the brother of Javed Akhtar. In the concluding part of our conversation Dr. Akhtar discusses the term Bollywood, and the ramifications of using the term. We [...]