TALKING CINEMA BHAWANA SOMAYA

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Ivan added it Oct 28, What is this identification based on and are these roles or films as similar as they appear to be? Rahman on his compositions. Directors Cut takes a peek into the mind of such personalities. The best are the interviews with Amitabh Bachchan on being an on screen cop. Krish Gopal rated it liked it Apr 28,

There will be a faint flicker of recognition if you do drop names like: Apr 13, Neeraj Pandey rated it it was ok. HarperCollins India added it May 31, Enter characters from image. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Somaaya is currently doing film reviews for BBC Online and working on three more books on cinema. This book tries to answer questions about how actors prepare themselves

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To ask other readers questions about Talking Cinemaplease sign up. Shashank Kumar rated it it was ok Jul 12, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Enter characters from image. The next portion of this book shifts its focus away from the performers, and deals with filmmakers. Bhawana Somaaya Product Details: There is one section each for actors, characters, directors and specialists on their field of work. Rahman on his compositions.

I was looking forward to such detailed discussion on what happens in the minds of these individuals when the arc lights switch off and back on again when they are enact characters but failed to find it in any of the interviews. We will get back to you as soon as it’s available. The second part talks about characters and is again another bland piece as a whole.

It will call out to the movie buff in you. Oct 26, Harshit Gupta rated it really liked it Shelves: How do they prepare? Ivan added it Oct 28, HarperCollins India added it May 31, The last part is on specialists in various fields.

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Priti Salian rated it liked it Jul 19, The other interview that held my interest was the conversation with A. The author has documented conversations with some of the film industry’s most famous stars.

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Looks like the book you were looking for is currently not in stock with us. Umar Rangraze marked it as to-read Nov 23, I could only find a glimmer of difference in the interviews with Kirron Kher on her character of a Pakistani refugee in Khamosh Paani and with Amitabh Bachchan on his characters in Dev and Black.

Paperback No of Pages: About the Author Bhawana Somaaya bhqwana been a film critic for thirty years and has contributed columns to publications like the Hindu, Hindustan Times, Pioneer and Sunday Observer.

Bhawana Somaaya is an Indian film critic, columnist, journalist, designer, and writer. Beyond the greasepaint and glycerine and into the heart of what gives the audience its goosebumps Talking Cinema goes behind the scenes with several of the film fraternitys best-known stars. But how much does the World know Indian cinema? Srishti rated it liked it Oct 25, This book tries to answer questions about how actors prepare themselves for specific roles, and what is their intellectual and emotional state of mind.

Saptarshi Majumdar added it Jun 13, It provides an insider’s view and insight, and makes readers understand that movies are beyond designer clothes, makeup and glycerine teardrops. The interviews with the directors makes up the third part which perhaps is the most solid part of the book.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Share this by email: The conversations comprising of the character studies Rekha on Lajja or Tabu on Talkijg Namesake and those on film specialists Amitabh Bachchan on Cops and Yash Chopra on Love give the reader a chance to see how cinema perceives its audience and as a result altercates its appearance to satisfy the need of society.

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Barring Satyajit Ray and his Apu trilogy, it is safe to assume that only Hindi cinema is known to the world in its glitzy name: The author is currently Radio Channel Chaitali marked it as to-read Nov 19, The conversations comprising of the character studies Rekha on Lajja or Tabu on The Namesake and those on film specialists Amitabh Bachchan on Cops and Yash Chopra on Love give the reader a chance to see how cinema perceives its audience and as a result Talking Cinema is a great insight into the rise and fall of actors and film-makers from one Friday to the next.

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The best are the interviews with Amitabh Bachchan on being an on screen cop. Ashok Rao rated it liked it Bhwana 04, Kartik Dhiman rated it it was ok Jan 31, The Specialists is the final section of Talking Cinema: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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