BCU Symposium: Sholay at 45

Following on from my blog on the iconic Bollywood film Sholay (1975), and the call for papers for the 'Sholay at 45' symposium at Birmingham City University (BCU), I share with all interested parties the full programme for the day. Papers for the Symposium have been confirmed with film scholars, students and film-goers from around the globe in attendance. … Continue reading BCU Symposium: Sholay at 45

Sholay & Slanguages: Kitne dialogues hai – in popular culture?

In 2020 Ramesh Sippy’s superhit film Sholay turns forty-five. The journal of South Asian Popular Culture have called for papers and presentations to be submitted for its one day symposium at Birmingham City University. Academics and fans of popular Hindi cinema will come together to celebrate and debate the 45th milestone of one of Indian … Continue reading Sholay & Slanguages: Kitne dialogues hai – in popular culture?