Music Masti Modernity: The Cinema of Nasir Husain

Sku: 9789352640966

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  • ISBN: 9789352640966
  • Author: Manwani Akshay
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Pages: 424
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

Debuting as a film-maker in 1957 with Tumsa Nahin Dekha Nasir Husain became one of the most successful film-makers in Hindi cinema over the next twenty-five years with musical blockbusters like Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon Teesri Manzil Caravan Yaadon Ki Baaraat and Hum Kisise Kum Naheen.

This book analyses the work of Husain and how his films played an important role in shaping commercial Hindi cinema as it exists today. Through interviews with a number of prominent film personalities such as Aamir Khan Mansoor Khan Asha Parekh Javed Akhtar Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra the book contextualizes Husain's legacy and places him as one of the important auteurs of Hindi cinema.

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