By Dinesh Bhugra
This is the 1st publication to enquire how psychological affliction is portrayed in Hindi cinema. It examines attitudes in the direction of psychological sickness in Indian tradition, how they're mirrored in Hindi movies, and the way tradition has prompted the portrayal of the psychoses.
Dinesh Bhugra courses the reader throughout the heritage of Indian cinema, masking advancements from the idealism of the Fifties to the stalking, jealousy and psychopathy that characterises the flicks of the 1990s. Critiques of person movies show the culture’s method in the direction of psychological disease and replicate the impression of tradition on movies and vice versa. Subjects coated include:
- Cinema and emotion
- Attitudes in the direction of psychological illness
- Socio-economic components and cinema in India
- Indian character, villainy and history
- Psychoanalysis within the movies of the 60s.
Mad stories from Bollywood can be of curiosity to psychiatrists, psychological wellbeing and fitness pros, scholars of media and cultural experiences and anyone with an curiosity in Indian culture.
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Mad Tales from Bollywood: Portrayal of Mental Illness in Conventional Hindi Cinema (Maudsley Series) by Dinesh Bhugra