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The World of Hrishikesh Mukherjee (The Filmmaker Everyone Loves)
The World of Hrishikesh Mukherjee (The Filmmaker Everyone Loves)
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About the Book

One of India’s best-loved film directors, Hirishikesh Mukherjee is perhaps most famous today for his perennially popular creations like Anand, ChupkeChupke and GolMaal. But Hrishi-da’s best work was provocative, wide-ranging and always aware of the complexities of people and their relationships, even when the setting was a simple, middle-class household. Often combining breezy narratives with serious ideas, his films created a distinct world with recurring themes such as the relationship between fantasy and life, an individual’s journey towards becoming more responsible in a flawed world, performance (naatak- baazi) as a revelation of character, and gender relations in a conservation society.

Jai Arjun Singh looks closely at Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s oeuvre, from well- known films like Bawarchi, Guddi, Abhimaan and Khubsoorat to lesser- Known (but equally notable) works such as Mem-Didi, Biwi and Makaan and Anuradha. Combining a fan’s passion with a critic’s rigour, The World of Hrishikesh Mukherjee is a book for anyone who take their filmed entertainment seriously.

 

About the Author

Jai Arjun Singh has previously authored a book about the cult comedy film JaaneBhi Do Yaaro and edited The Popcorn Essayists, an anthology of personal essays on cinema. His columns, reviews and essays have appeared in Business Standard, The Hindu, Yahoo! India, Tehelka, Caravan, Sunday Guardian, Forbes, Open and Indian Quarterly, among many other publications. Most of his published writings can be found on his widely read culture blog Jabberwock.

Contents

  Prologue: The Middle Path 1
1 Yeh raha mera makaan: Plots and Storeys 12
2 Two Brilliant Failures 33
3 The Satyavaadi and the Jhoothi 52
4 Milavat, Banavat: Drivers and Botanists 67
5 Rangmanch ki kathputliya: The World as a Stage 84
6 Sapne mein dekha sapna: Guddi and Other Puppets 93
7 The Enchanted Wood 118
8 A World in Mniature 129
9 Hu tu tu, humse ladey tu: Women and Men 160
10 The Cast System 192
11 Sooni meri beena, sangeet bina: Music and Life 222
12 Style, Beauty and Economy 246
13 What Is Peronal Cinema? 261
  Pack-Up: An Anthology of Moments, by a Lord of the Senses 280
  Filmography with Synopses 289
  References 307
  Recommended Reading 310
  Acknowledgements 313
  Index 317

 

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The World of Hrishikesh Mukherjee (The Filmmaker Everyone Loves)

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Edition:
2016
ISBN:
9780143427612
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English
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8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
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344 (42 Color and 20 B/W Illustrations)
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About the Book

One of India’s best-loved film directors, Hirishikesh Mukherjee is perhaps most famous today for his perennially popular creations like Anand, ChupkeChupke and GolMaal. But Hrishi-da’s best work was provocative, wide-ranging and always aware of the complexities of people and their relationships, even when the setting was a simple, middle-class household. Often combining breezy narratives with serious ideas, his films created a distinct world with recurring themes such as the relationship between fantasy and life, an individual’s journey towards becoming more responsible in a flawed world, performance (naatak- baazi) as a revelation of character, and gender relations in a conservation society.

Jai Arjun Singh looks closely at Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s oeuvre, from well- known films like Bawarchi, Guddi, Abhimaan and Khubsoorat to lesser- Known (but equally notable) works such as Mem-Didi, Biwi and Makaan and Anuradha. Combining a fan’s passion with a critic’s rigour, The World of Hrishikesh Mukherjee is a book for anyone who take their filmed entertainment seriously.

 

About the Author

Jai Arjun Singh has previously authored a book about the cult comedy film JaaneBhi Do Yaaro and edited The Popcorn Essayists, an anthology of personal essays on cinema. His columns, reviews and essays have appeared in Business Standard, The Hindu, Yahoo! India, Tehelka, Caravan, Sunday Guardian, Forbes, Open and Indian Quarterly, among many other publications. Most of his published writings can be found on his widely read culture blog Jabberwock.

Contents

  Prologue: The Middle Path 1
1 Yeh raha mera makaan: Plots and Storeys 12
2 Two Brilliant Failures 33
3 The Satyavaadi and the Jhoothi 52
4 Milavat, Banavat: Drivers and Botanists 67
5 Rangmanch ki kathputliya: The World as a Stage 84
6 Sapne mein dekha sapna: Guddi and Other Puppets 93
7 The Enchanted Wood 118
8 A World in Mniature 129
9 Hu tu tu, humse ladey tu: Women and Men 160
10 The Cast System 192
11 Sooni meri beena, sangeet bina: Music and Life 222
12 Style, Beauty and Economy 246
13 What Is Peronal Cinema? 261
  Pack-Up: An Anthology of Moments, by a Lord of the Senses 280
  Filmography with Synopses 289
  References 307
  Recommended Reading 310
  Acknowledgements 313
  Index 317

 

Sample Pages
















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