Description

Author: S M M Ausaja

Languages: English

Number Of Pages: 272

Binding: Hardcover

Package Dimensions: 12.2 x 9.2 x 1.2 inches

Release Date: 01-01-2009

Details: Product Description A rare compilation of hand printed as well as digitalised landmark Hindi film posters from the 1930s to the present both tracing the journey of an art form and the evolution of cinema in India. The text accompanying each poster carries a synopsis, banner, details of cast and technical crew, date of release, famous songs, awards won and some lesser known anecdotes about the film. The posters are from young Hindi film buff, SMM Ausaja's personal collection of posters, lobby cards, record album covers and other memorabilia. About the Author SMM Ausaja, began a stint in TV Software production, joining Plus Channel in Mumbai under Amit Khanna and Mahesh Bhatt as a trainee on India’s first English daily A Mouthful of Sky in 1996. He went on to produce several TV shows in the years to come. Concurrently, his columns on cinema continued in various journals viz. G-magazine, Movie, tehelka.com, Screen etc. His stint with TV software production continued in companies like Plus Channel, Integral Productions, HFCL Nine-Broadcasting and Gemini Studios where he executed various popular projects. He has also directed documentaries on Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan and Hema Malini which were telecast on prime-time television. His debut book Bollywood In Posters, released in 2009, was nominated at the prestigious Vodafone-Crossword Book Awards under the Best Non-Fiction and Best Popular Book categories. Ausaja is currently Vice President at Osians in Mumbai—India’s premier auction house for art and cinema, having the world’s largest cinema memorabilia archive.