This is the third and final part of the video essay on trains in Indian cinema.
13 September 2011
This is the second part of the video essay on trains in Indian cinema.
10 September 2011
Trains is the first in a series of video essays examining the significance of iconography in Indian cinema. The first episode looks at the centrality of trains as a metaphor for life, death, partition and love. Part 2 and 3 will be posted in the coming weeks.
I have already noticed a few typos - Balraj Sajni should in fact read as Balraj Sahni and also Salim Mirza is the name of the character played by Sahni in Garam Hawa.