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New Publication by Professor Pillai
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Professor Swarnavel Pillai has just published Madras Studios: Narrative, Genre, and Ideology in Tamil Cinema (Sage Publications, 2015), a crucial new book that documents the history of Tamil cinema, one of the most colossal film industries in the world, and studies the major studios of Madras, the largest outside classical Hollywood in the private sector.