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South Asian Cinema

Resources for watching & finding information on South Asian cinema

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  • Change your spelling. Indian film stars often change the spelling of their names or change names altogether. Sometimes stars will be identified by their honorific, nickname, or first name only. Stars often have several different nicknames. 

  • Be aware, sometimes films are re-shot in multiple languages with the same actors or new actors with the same playback singers. The titles may or may not change.

Need help? Contact librarian Karen Stoll Farrell karsfarr@indiana.edu or visit the reference desk at Wells Library 1st floor