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Hindi Cinema Collection

Hindi Cinema: Histories of Film-making features full interview rushes and actuality footage with leading personalities from the Hindi film industry, sourced from the private collection of Nasreen Munni Kabir and originally produced by Hyphen Films Ltd between 1986 and 2011 for inclusion in various Channel 4 UK television series. Hindi Cinema also includes selected interviews from the documentary Bollywood Dancing produced for BBC 2 in 2001. The film footage are supplemented by photographs by Peter Chappell and movie posters from the collection at the British Film Institute. The resource focuses on Hindi cinema, the industry producing Hindi/Urdu language films in Mumbai, India (formerly known as Bombay), and now popularly  known as ‘Bollywood’.