Kanniks Kannikeswaran on "The Magic and Music of Bollywood"
Sun. Jan 24, 2010
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
The Bollywood music industry is among the largest in the world. Included in the umbrella of Bollywood are the various regional film music industry spanning over a dozen languages. A study of the music of Bollywood (and the regional film music repertoire) leaves us amazed at the extent of assimilation of ideas from various genres such as Indian classical music, Western Classical music, Irish, Gypsy music to name a few. This multimedia lecture on Bollywood is a lively walk through the history of Indian film music. This lecture also addresses the impact of Bollywood and the music of Bollywood on society and culture and on the economy of the emerging global player that is India. For more information, please visit www.iifftampa.com/eventsschedule.html