Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood & Sholay:
The Rise of Indian Cinema
with Robin Sukhadia
May 23, 2013 | 8:30pm
Featuring Music by SADUBAS
Join CFAER for an examination of the music and impact of Sholay, considered by many as one of the most revolutionary films in Bollywood History. The film launched the career of Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan as well as the film’s visionary composer, RD Burman. Presented by Robin Sukhadia, the lecture will present clips the film with a special emphasis on the music of RD Burman, who integrated western musical influences with classical Indian sounds to create the atmosphere for this “Curry Western” film. “Kitne Aadmee The!”
The lecture will be followed by a Bollywood centered electronic/abla set by SADUBAS: The Sadhus of Bass.