A talk by Ranjani Mazumdar (School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi ; Marie Curie Visiting Fellow in Indian Film, University of Westminster )
Ranjani Mazumdar teaches Cinema Studies at the School of Arts & Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is currently Marie Curie Fellow in Indian Film at the University of Westminster, London (2013-2014). Her publications focus on urban cultures, popular cinema, gender and the cinematic city.
She is the author of Bombay Cinema: An Archive of the City (2007) and co-author with Nitin Govil of the forthcoming The Indian Film Industry (2014). Her current research focuses on globalization and film culture, the visual culture of film posters and the intersection of technology, travel and design in 1960s Bombay Cinema.