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Book: Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts

Chapter: The Biggest Star of All: The Elephant in Hindi Cinema

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21397


This chapter looks at how the elephant’s cinematic image developed from their earlier representations to create a new way of looking at the elephant and considers why this is increasingly important at a time when the animal’s future is in the balance.

Chapter Contributors

  • Rachel Dwyer ( - dwyer) 'University of London'