Indian films and film stars were immensely popular with Soviet audiences in the post-Stalinist period. Sudha Rajagopalan provides the first detailed social and cultural history of this phenomenon, exploring the consumption of Indian popular cinema in the USSR from the mid-1950s until the end of the Soviet era. Drawing on oral history and archival research in Russia, Rajagopalan analyzes the ways in which Soviet movie-goers, policy makers, critics, and sociologists responded to, interpreted, and debated Indian cinema.In their answers, the respondents explained the importance of movies and movie- going as an activity in these years, and ... Questions 15 and 18 specifically asked respondents to cite foreign films other than Indian films that were a part of butanbsp;...
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