Bollywood: A Guidebook to Popular Hindi Cinema, 2nd edition, Routledge, 2013
Producing Bollywood: Inside the Contemporary Hindi Film Industry, Duke University Press, 2012
Link to Facebook page
Interview with Tejaswini Ganti about the changes in Hindi filmmaking 1995-2010
Bollywood: A Guidebook to Popular Hindi Cinema, Routledge, 2004.
“Creating that ‘Local Connect’: The Dubbing of Hollywood Films in India,” in Routledge Companion to Media Industries, ed. Paul McDonald, London: Routledge, 2022.
“Dubbing,” BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies. vol. 12, issue 1-2, 2021.
“Risky Business: The Structure and Practice of Formal Film Distribution in the Hindi Film Industry,” in A Companion to Indian Cinema, eds. Neepa Majumdar and Ranjani Mazumdar, London: John Wiley & Sons, 2021.
“English Is So Precise and Hindi Can Be So Heavy!”: Language Ideologies and Audience Imaginaries in a Dubbing Studio in Mumbai,” in Anthropology, Film Industries, Modularity, eds. Steven C. Caton and Ramyar Rossoukh, Durham: Duke University Press, 2021.
“‘It Needs to Be More Like a Hindi Film’: Dubbing Hollywood in India,” India International Centre Quarterly, vol. 47, no. 3& 4, 2021.
“Blurring the Boundaries Between Hollywood and Bollywood: The Production of Dubbed Films in Mumbai,” in Industrial Networks of Indian Cinema: Shooting Stars, Shifting Geographies and Multiplying Media, eds. Monika Mehta and Madhuja Mukherjee, London: Routledge, 2021.
“The Informality at the Heart of Bollywood,” Critical Collective, May 26, 2020.
“The Value of Surprise: Ethnography of Media Industries,” in Writing About Screen Media, ed. Lisa Patti, London: Routledge, 2019.
“Complicating Paradigms of Media Industry Analyses: The Case of Bollywood,” Economia della Cultura, vol. 27, no. 4, 2017.
“Bollywood Speculations,” Anthropology News, vol. 58, issue 2 (March/April), 2017.
“Fair and Lovely: Class, Gender, and Colorism in Bollywood Song Sequences,” in The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Gender, eds. Kristin Lene Hole, Dijana Jelaca, E. Ann Kaplan, and Patrice Petro, Routledge, 2017.
“ ‘No One Thinks in Hindi Here’: Language Hierarchies in Bollywood.” in Precarious Creativity: Global Media, Local Labor, eds. Michael Curtin & Kevin Sanson, University of California Press, 2016.
“ Fuzzy Numbers: The Productive Nature of Ambiguity in the Hindi Film Industry,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 35(3), 2015.
“The Politics of Commemorating the Indian Cinema Centenary,” Journal of South Asian Popular Culture, 13(2), 2015.
" Neoliberalism," Annual Review of Anthropology 43, 2014.
" The Value of Ethnography," Media Industries 1(1), 2014.
“Corporatization and the Hindi Film Industry,” in Handbook of Indian Cinemas, eds. K. Moti Gokulsing & Wimal Dissanayake, Routledge Press, 2013.
“No Longer a Frivolous Singing and Dancing Nation of Movie-Makers: The Hindi Film Industry and its Quest for Global Distinction," Visual Anthropology 25(4), 2012.
“Sentiments of Disdain and Practices of Distinction: Boundary-Work, Subjectivity, and Value in the Hindi Film Industry,” The Anthropological Quarterly 85(1), 2012.
“The Limits of Decency and the Decency of Limits: Censorship and the Bombay Film Industry,” in Censorship in South Asia: Cultural Regulation from Sedition to Seduction, eds. William Mazzarella & Raminder Kaur, Indiana University Press. 2009.
"Mumbai vs. Bollywood: The Hindi Film Industry and the Politics of Cultural Heritage in Contemporary India,” in Global Bollywood, eds. Anandam P. Kavoori & Aswin Punathambekar, New York University Press. 2008.
“And Yet My Heart Is Still Indian: The Bombay Film Industry and the (H)Indianization of Hollywood,” [Reprint] in Genre, Gender, Race, and World Cinema, ed. Julie F. Codell. Blackwell. 2007.
“And Yet My Heart Is Still Indian: The Bombay Film Industry and the (H)Indianization of Hollywood,” in Media Worlds: Anthropology on New Terrain, eds. L. Abu-Lughod, F. Ginsburg & B. Larkin. Univ. of California Press. 2002.
“Centenary Commemorations or Centenary Contestations? -- Celebrating a 100 Years of Cinema in Bombay,” Visual Anthropology 11(4), 1998.