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Publications

Books:

Tollygunge to Tollywood: The Bengali Film Industry Reimagined, co-authored volume (with Anugyan Nag), Orient Black Swan, 2021.

Film Studies: An Introductionco-edited (with Bindu Menon and Vebhuti Duggal) Film Studies text book, Worldview Publications, 2022.

Book Chapters:

“The Action Heroes of Bengali Cinema: Industrial, Technological and Aesthetic Determinants of Popular Film Culture, 1980s–1990s” in Popular Cinema in Bengal: Stardom, Genre, Public Cultures edited by Madhuja Mukherjee and Kaustav Bakshi, Routledge, 2020.

“Watching Zindagi: Pakistani Social Lives on Indian TV” (joint article with Anugyan Nag) in Graphic Novels and Visual Cultures in South Asia edited bE.Dawson Varughese and Rajinder Dudrah, Routledge, 2020.

 Peer reviewed journal articles:

“Disco Flamboyance, Performative Masculinities and Dancer Heroes of Bengali Cinema" in South Asian History and Culture, Routledge, 2022.

“Transgressing Boundaries, Transforming Film Culture(s): Tales of Bedeni and the Constructs of Female Performer Figure in the 1990s Bengali Cinema” in BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies, SAGE, 2022.

“Archive Stories: Indian Film Memorabilia in the age of New Media Public” in IIC Quarterly, special issue "Indian Cinema Today and Tomorrow: Infrastructure, Aesthetics, Audience", 2021.

“Reading Anandalok: Obscenity, Cinema and Other ‘Prohibitive’ Pleasures in 1970s- 1990s Bengali Print Culture” in special issue of Porn Studies, Volume7, issue 1: South Asian Pornographies: Vernacular Formations of the Permissible and the Obscene, Routledge, 2020.

“The Action Heroes of Bengali Cinema: Industrial, Technological and Aesthetic Determinants of Popular Film Culture, 1980s–1990s” in South Asian History and Culture, Routledge, 2017.

“Watching Zindagi: Pakistani Social Lives on Indian TV” (joint article with Anugyan Nag) in South Asian Poular Culture, Routledge, 2016.

“Historicizing a Past, Homogenizing a Tradition: A Note on the Discourse Generated around Bengali Cinema in the 1980s-1990s” in Literophile, 27thJuly, 2014.

“The Politics around ‘B-Grade’ Cinema in Bengal: Re-viewing Popular Bengali Film Culture in the 1980s-1990s” (joint paper with Anugyan Nag) in Acta Orientalia Vilnensia, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2011.

 

Newspaper and periodical articles:       

“Bengali Cinema Strikes Back” in The Pioneer, Sunday edition 15th September, 2013.

“Writing a Biography of Bengali Film Publicity: the Logic of Differentiation, and a Journey of Desire” in Journal of Bengali Studies,Vol 1, No 2, August 2012.

 “Jamal lacks it: Game Show Politics and Rise of Individual in Slumdog Millionaire” in Silhouette, 2009.

 

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