For those who think, read, teach, and write about Bollywood, this book is the release of the year! They are the 'stars who sit behind the camera and create magic between 'Action and 'Cut'. Meet the directors of New Age cinema who with their themes, characteristic styles, and masterful storytelling are bridging the gap between commerce and content, commercial and art-house cinema. This book introduces you to the films they have made and provides a critical analysis of their craft, while remaining grounded in cinematic and popular culture theories. It shows the distinct ways in which they have handled issues of gender, urban culture, and social inequality.