Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 August 2016

244 Pages | 2 maps & 9 figures

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199463565

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Her Majestic Voice

South Indian Female Playback Singers and Stardom, 1945-1955

Kiranmayi Indraganti

  • Presents a compelling account of the ways in which playback stardom developed under specific socio-cultural conditions
  • Based on personal interviews with South Indian playback singers, extensive archival research on film practices, and close textual analysis
  • Fills a gap in the history of Indian cinema

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