From the Ruins of Chanakya: Exhibition History and Urban Memory

  title={From the Ruins of Chanakya: Exhibition History and Urban Memory},
  author={Ipsita Sahu},
  journal={BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies},
  pages={73 - 96}
  • I. Sahu
  • Published 1 June 2018
  • Art, History
  • BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies
Unlike the somewhat natural decay of other single screen theatres of Delhi, the demolition of the famous Chanakya cinema (1969–2008) was an iconoclastic event. When the theatre was demolished in 2008 to pave the way for a multiplex and shopping mall, a wide and intensifying wave of dissent reigned, as the city was rudely awakened to the realities of urban transformation. At a time when film theatres had started to decline in India with the emergence of home entertainment in the 1970s and 1980s… 

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