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Amit Chaudhuri

Amit Chaudhuri

    How I learnt to love Bollywood
    How I learnt to love Bollywood
    It wasn’t until I was a graduate student, in Oxford, in the late 1980s, that I began to discover Hindi cinema. The word “Bollywood” existed then, but it wasn’t a catch-all term to describe a cinematic tradition of great, contradictory variety, and one...
    Mumbai, the troubled city I love
    Mumbai, the troubled city I love
    A couple of days ago, after a performance in London, an old schoolfriend who had come to my concert offered to drop me at the station. He had come...