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Indian Youth Culture Reflections on Film: An EAA Interview with Coonoor Kripalani

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Lucien: Thank you for this interview, Coonoor. Readers have enjoyed your articles on Indian films in past issues of EAA. Would you please briefly tell us a little about your background and how you became
interested in cinema?
Coonoor Kripalani: I worked at the Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong for a number of
years. My field is history, and while in Hong Kong, I wrote my Master’s of Philosophy thesis on a comparison of Gandhi and Mao.

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