Globalizing Bombay Cinema

@article{Mehta2005GlobalizingBC,
  title={Globalizing Bombay Cinema},
  author={Monika Mehta},
  journal={Cultural Dynamics},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={135 - 154}
}
This article examines the changing relations between Bombay cinema and the Indian state in a global context. In 1998, the Indian state recognized film as an industry. This dramatic shift in state policy occurred during the same period as two other noteworthy developments. First, the Bombay film industry produced and successfully distributed what the Indian state and the audiences approvingly referred to as ‘family films’. Second, Indian diasporic communities emerged as valued audiences in… 
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