The Dancing Beloved in South Asian Lyric Film

A Study of Pakeezah, Mughl-e-Azam, and Umrao Jann

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The South Asian dancing-beloved’s courtesanship, her enigmatic presence, her romantic allure, and her socio-economic position are all explored within the framework of this book. This text presents English translations of major Urdu (and a couple of Poorbi) lyrics from classic South Asian films.
  • The Edwin Mellen Press; June 2010
  • ISBN 9780773430068
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  • Title: The Dancing Beloved in South Asian Lyric Film
  • Author: Nadya Q Chishty-Mujahid
  • Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press Ltd