- Publisher : Rupa Publications India (20 January 2018)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 231 pages
- ISBN-10 : 8129148633
- ISBN-13 : 978-8129148636
- Item Weight : 198 g
- Dimensions : 12.95 x 1.35 x 19.79 cm
- Country of Origin : India
Relive the golden era of Hindi cinema with Mahesh Bhatt as he recounts the Khwaabon Ka Safar (the journey of dreams) of iconic film studios in India.
Did you know that German filmmaker Franz Osten partnered with an Indian studio on some of India’s earliest blockbuster films in the 1930s? Do you know which production house invented the Hindi ‘formula filmmaking’ style in the 1950s that still drives big budget Bollywood films?
Khwaabon Ka Safar with Mahesh Bhatt takes us through the incredible journey of Bollywood’s landmark film studios which gave us iconic stars and cinematic masterpieces. This book provides the captivating stories behind Bollywood’s top thirteen studios from Prabhat Film Company (1929) to Filmayala (1958) with which the studio era ended.
The book weaves in various interesting anecdotes about our erstwhile studio system, the great entrepreneurial skills of the forefathers of Hindi cinema, their iconic films and the superstars they created.
A must-read for all film aficionados.