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By Dinesh Bhugra

This is the 1st publication to enquire how psychological sickness is portrayed in Hindi cinema.  It examines attitudes in the direction of psychological ailment in Indian tradition, how they're mirrored in Hindi motion pictures, and the way tradition has motivated the portrayal of the psychoses.

Dinesh Bhugra courses the reader in the course of the background of Indian cinema, overlaying advancements from the idealism of the Nineteen Fifties to the stalking, jealousy and psychopathy that characterises the flicks of the 1990s. Critiques of person movies display the culture’s procedure in the direction of psychological sickness and mirror the impression of tradition on movies and vice versa. Subjects coated include:

  • Cinema and emotion

  • Attitudes in the direction of psychological illness

  • Socio-economic elements and cinema in India

  • Indian character, villainy and history

  • Psychoanalysis within the movies of the 60s.

Mad stories from Bollywood should be of curiosity to psychiatrists, psychological overall healthiness pros, scholars of media and cultural reports and anyone with an curiosity in Indian culture. 



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