Flashback traces the history of Indian Cinema right from its inception to the present day. Many cuttings from magazines and newspapers form the book. handpicked reviews, top trends, major controversies and unforgettable photographs collected from the archives of Times of India are a part of the book. You can read about the all unforgettable names like yesteryears Alam Ara to present day Dirty Picture, heroines of yesterday like Fearless Nadia and Devika Rani to today�s Vidya Balan. Writings about Bengali cinema, Tamil cinema, Telugu cinema, Marathi cinema, Kannada cinema, Malayalam cinema, Smaller cinemas are included.
Sharmshitha Gooptu, the author, has a Ph.D from the University of Chicago and is the Founding Trustee, South Asia Research Foundation. She is the joint editor of the journal South Asian History and Culture and the South Asian History and Culture Books Series and the Editor of the online South Asia Archive. She writes extensively on Indian Cinema.
Avijit Ghosh, the co-author, senior editor with The Times of India's New Delhi edition. He is the author of the award winning book Cinema Bhojpuri.
Dr. Srijana Mitra Das, the other co-author, has a Ph.D in Social Anthropology from Cambridge University. She is a part of the editorial team of Times of India. She also writes on political economy and popular culture and reviews cinema.
You can buy online this paperback book that is listed with the ISBN 10 number of 9789382299660 and ISBN 13 number of 9382299661.