ISBN: 9789381607848 Pages: 256 Size: 129*198 mm Language: English Book Binding: Paperback Format: PB Weight: 200 gm.
About The Book
About the Author Anna MM Vetticad is a prominent Delhi-basedjournalist. In her 18 years in the profession, she has worked withIndia Today, The Indian Express and Headlines Today, and been aConsulting Editor with The New Indian Express Among her variousassignments at HT, six hosted her own television talk show 'StarTrek'. She has reported on major Indian entertainment and lifestyleevents and international ones including the Cannes Film Festivaland the Oscars. She is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of MassCommunication, New Delhi, where she is now a visiting lecturer. Sheis currently also a freelance journalist, social media consultantand avid blogger. You can read her film reviews on her blogannavetticadgoes2themovies and reach her ontwitter.com/annavetticad. The Adventures of an Intrepid Film Critic is journalist Anna MMVetticad's account of a yeai in which she resolved to blog reviewsof eveiy single Hindi film released in the NCR Through theexperience of viewing and reviewing those 121 films andinterviewing the people who made them, the author chronicles thechanging face of Bollywood, discovering in the process an industrybeyond the Vidya Balans and Priyanka Chopras, the Kapoors and theKhans, the other Bollywood where beautiful small films routinelydisappear without a trace and where an array of dismal films aremade on the sidelines to satisfy personal egos. Through themicrocosm of Bollywood, this book discusses the ethics offilmmaking, film criticism and film marketing in India, and raisesimportant political and social questions that would concern anincreasingly discerning audience. With both humour and pathos, TheAdventures of an Intrepid Film Critic gives readers an overview ofcontemporary Hollywood not attempted so far. USP Written by leading film critic, Anna MM Vetticad Foreword by Ranbir Kapoor Discusses the ethics of filmmaking in Bollywood Presents a humorous yet thoughtful account of Bollywood films Analyses milestone trends in contemporary Bollywood
About Anna MM Vetticad
Anna MM Vetticad is a prominent Delhi-based journalist. In her 18 years in the profession, she has worked with India Today, The Indian Express and Headlines Today, and been a Consulting Editor with The New Indian Express.
Among her various assignments at HT, she hosted her own television talk show Star Trek which drew all the country's eminent entertainment personalities. She has reported on most major Indian entertainment and lifestyle events and several international ones including the Cannes Film Festival and the Oscars. Anna is an alumnus of Convent of Jesus and Mary School, New Delhi, and a B.Com (Honours) graduate from Delhi University's Jesus and Mary College, where she was also the Students Union President. She is a post-graduate in journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi, where she is now a visiting lecturer. She is currently also a freelance journalist, social media consultant and an avid blogger. You can read her film reviews on her popular blog: annavetticadgoes2themovies and reach her on twitter.com/annavetticad.