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Chambers Book of Cinema Facts

Swayam Ganguly

Did You Know?

As part of his method acting, Toshiro Mifune studied the movement of lions and emulated them for some of his legendary roles.

Martin Scorsese was temporarily banned from entering China for directing Kundun (1997), a biographical film on the life of Tenzin Gyatso – the fourteenth Dalai Lama.

When Dev Anand was resting between Nau Do Gyarah (1957) shoots in the dreaded Chambal Valley, a dacoit arrived at his doorstep – seeking an autograph.

Plunge into the star-studded world of legendary actors, brilliant directors, mellifluous voices, incredible writers, music maestros, critically acclaimed performances, prestigious cinematic awards, behind-the-screen geniuses, passionate innovators and much more! The major milestones, special sections on Hollywood, Bollywood, regional Indian and world cinema – covered in a style that is quick, conversational, light and witty.

The cinema edition of the Chambers facts series is an essential read for the avid moviegoer, the cinema history buff, the quizzer and the newbie wanting an introduction to the fascinating world of films.

  • Classification : REFERENCE
  • Pub Date : MAY 16, 2024
  • Imprint : Hachette India
  • Page Extent : 288
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9789357315692
  • Price : INR 499
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Swayam Ganguly

Swayam Ganguly was born and brought up in Jamshedpur, and he currently resides in Kolkata. He wears many hats, including that of a published author, director of corporate films and editorial consultant for various publishers.

The early years in Jamshedpur initiated him into sports, especially gully cricket as a youngster. Although an average cricketer, he is an excellent fielder when he still chooses to play. His passion for the sport gave birth to this cricket collectible, that promises to hit it over the fence.

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