MK Raghavendra

M K Raghavendra is a film scholar and critic. He received the National Best Film Critic Award (the Swarna Kamal) for the year 1997. His publications include Seduced by the Familiar: Narration and Meaning in Indian Popular Cinema (2008), Bipolar Identity: Region, Nation and the Kannada Language Film (2011), The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation (2014), 50 Indian Film Classics (2009) and Director’s Cut: 50 Major Directors of the Modern Era (2013). 50 Indian Film Classics and Seduced by the Familiar have been named as among the best books on cinema from around the world by FIPRESCI.  
Year: 2014-15