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By Aarti Wani

Romantic love overwhelms Nineteen Fifties Bombay cinema. Love and romance is clear within the topics, lyrics and visible aesthetics of flicks of the interval, because it is within the exposure and gossip surrounding motion pictures and movie stars. Love in cinema turns into major whilst social fact constrains its quotidian adventure and expression. by way of bringing a astounding mind's eye of affection to centre level, the Fifties cinema deflected anxieties of 'Indianness' at the same time the recent aesthetic and impact of romance provided another engagement with the contradictions of modernity. delusion of Modernity: Romantic Love in Bombay Cinema of the Fifties explores the flicks, the songs, the celebrities and the extra-cinematic discourse of the interval to learn love and romance as its most efficient trope that mobilized a dynamic and contested public sphere.

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