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Evolution of Telugu Films : A Historical Perspective
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Dr. Desiraju Lakshmi Narasimha Rao.
Bibliographical Details xvi, 299 p. ills. 25 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. New Delhi, Research India Press.
ISBN-10 8189131656
ISBN-13 9788189131654, 978-8189131654
Year of Publication 2013.
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Evolution of Telugu Films : A Historical Perspective

"The book recounts the evolution and functioning of the Telugu film industry between 1940 to 1990. It records the different events in the development of cinema in India since 1895. The interesting narration records the various stages starting from silent movies to the post modern of cinema later.

The book borrows extensively from the books published earlier by people who have had rich experience in the evolution of Telugu film industry. But most part of the narration is the result of material collected from primary sources. Un published material, events recorded in daily papers and periodicals besides journals on cinema are examined in depth. Almost all of the senior artists are interviewed and a questionnaire also is administered to some. Government records are also consulted.

The book discusses in detail the roll of various types of technicians who assisted with film industry including their organisations. The role of prominent technical experts who played an important role in film industry is also discussed.

The author also discusses the role of the State and Central Governments as well as other institutions of the industry which provided immense change in the development of the industry. Particular their relating to events that prompted the shifting of the industry from Madras to Hyderabad.

The book fully discuss the future of the Telugu film industry which is making the significant contribution to the exchequer by way of taxes etc."
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1. Introduction

2. The Origin and Expansion of Cinema Industry

3. Evolution of Telugu Cinema Industry

4. Modern Telugu Cinema

5. Role of Different Functionaries of Telugu Cinema Industry

6. Role of Technicians

7. Role of Related Organizations

8. Support of the Union and State Governments

9. Summary and Conclusion



Rare film based material collected by Author

Author's Intimacy with Telugu Film Industry

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